‘Renewables can replace gas within five years’

RenewableUK has published a plan to grow renewable power by 25% by 2030

Glasgow Climate Pack stirs reactions across the world

A compromise, a death-knell for coal power or a big failure to phase out fossil fuels – what leaders and industry think about the COP26 agreement?

Last year renewables ‘generated more electricity than fossil fuels for first time ever’

Nearly 42.9% of the UK’s electricity last year came from renewables and 38.5% from fossil fuels, according to a new report

Expert team appointed to advise Citizens Assembly UK on climate change

They will advise the 110 people who will meet for the first time at the end of January to consider how the UK’s 2050 net zero goal can be reached

‘Massive growth’ in energy storage charts path towards net zero

The total capacity of battery storage planning applications has soared from nearly 6,900MW a year ago to more than 10,500MW today

New industry group floats offshore wind strategy

The group will meet regularly with the aim of providing a vision for large-scale deployment of floating wind farms in the UK

New onshore wind installations at lowest level since 2011

New analysis reveals the figure fell by nearly 80% last year

Britain blown away by new wind energy record

Onshore and offshore wind farms hit a new high of 14.9GW between 6pm and 6.30pm last Wednesday

UK energy storage sector sees massive surge

Planning applications to install battery storage capacity have soared from just 2MW in 2012 to a total of 6.87GW this year

Scottish wind turbine maker goes into provisional liquidation

Trade body slams government for cuts to the Feed-in Tariff, which support small-scale renewables and due to close to new applicants in April 2019