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  • 19 January 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK’s Executive Director Emma Pinchbeck has made a case for wind, wave and tidal energy to the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) Select Committee, which is now considering the findings of Professor Dieter Helm’s Cost of Energy Review.

  • 10 August 2016

    RenewableUK has named Emma Pinchbeck as its new Executive Director, with the appointment effective as of mid-November. Pinchbeck, who will be responsible for leading RenewableUK’s vital policy and communication work, will be joining the organisation from WWF-UK where she is Head of Climate Change and Energy. Previously she has worked in consultancy across the energy and financial sectors as […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The public support for offshore wind in the UK is at an all-time high, according to the newly released statistics issued by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

  • 8 December 2016

    National Grid reported that UK onshore and offshore turbines have set a new record by generating 10,104MW of electricity for the first time between 2 and 2.30pm yesterday. The wind farms were thus providing 23% of Britain’s total electricity demand at that time. RenewableUK’s Executive Director Emma Pinchbeck said: “It’s terrific to see wind power smashing […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    Official UK government statistics have shown that the public support for offshore wind is at its highest recorded level since the tracker began in 2012, reaching 83%. 

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    RenewableUK has appointed the former Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby Melanie Onn as the new Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

    RenewableUK has welcomed the UK government’s commitment to “support industries of the future” and identify clean and affordable energy as one of the ten pillars of its modern Industrial Strategy. This includes delivering affordable energy and clean growth, investing in science, research and innovation, upgrading infrastructure and boosting trade and inward investment. The Prime Minister Theresa May launched […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wind energy has hit new records in Great Britain as 15.32GW of capacity was produced on Friday, 8 February, according to the UK National Grid. The 15.32GW provided 36% of Britain’s electricity demand between 12:15 and 1:45 p.m. local time beating the previous record of 15.04GW set on 18 December 2018. “At one of the […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK is predicting a significant fall in the cost of offshore wind when the results of long-awaited competitive auctions for new contracts to provide clean electricity are unveiled next week.

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind generation in the UK rose by 28% percent in 2018, providing a record-breaking 8% of the UK’s electricity, according to the latest report by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). UK’s offshore wind capacity increased by 1.2GW due to several large projects opening or continuing to expand, including the 659MW Walney Extension […]

  • 17 September 2018

    The UK has reached over 20 gigawatts (GW) of wind generation capacity following this month’s opening of Ørsted’s 659MW Walney Extension wind farm off the coast of Cumbria, RenewableUK said. Total operational capacity of onshore and offshore wind in the UK currently stands at 20,128MW, which is enough to meet the annual power needs of […]

  • 21 May 2018

    Following Crown Estate Scotland’s recent proposals to lease seabed for new offshore wind projects that would be built in the Scottish waters from the late 2020s, the UK offshore wind industry has shown its support emphasizing the positive impact the new sites would have on the country.

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    The global market for offshore wind array and export cables is forecast to be worth GBP 13.6 billion if all the projects in the international 10-year pipeline come to fruition, according to a report published by RenewableUK.

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind industry is gearing up for growing use of helicopters and drones as more than 50% of turbines consented or planned in Europe are over 250m tall, according to RenewableUK. RenewableUK’s latest Project Intelligence report shows that those projects, all located in UK waters, will mainly use turbines over 280m tall, while the […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    In her keynote Brexit speech – Plan for Britain – which includes 12 priorities that the UK government will use to negotiate Brexit, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has made clear her support for renewable energy and said that the UK is at the forefront of fields such as science, innovation, and clean energy.

  • 10 May 2017

    On 9 May, RenewableUK highlighted the benefits of renewable energy in a manifesto published ahead of the General Election in the UK in June.

  • 1 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Crown Estate has received eight applications to extend existing wind farms offshore the UK by a total of 3 gigawatts (GW) capacity.

  • 29 June 2018

    Electricity generated from offshore wind in the UK in the first quarter of 2018 was at 7.9TWh, marking a 53% increase compared to the same period of 2017. This was mainly due to the increase in UK’s offshore wind capacity, which rose by 37% (2GW) over the last year.

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered the Spring Budget 2017 on 8 March, according to which the Levy Control Framework (LCF) will be replaced with new set of controls later this year.

  • 17 December 2018

    The UK is marking a record this year as it added more than 2GW of offshore wind capacity to the grid, which can produce enough clean electricity to power over 2,300,000 households per year. 

  • 19 March 2018

    On Saturday, 17 March, wind farms across the UK reached a record output of around 14GW, supplying approximately 37% of the country’s electricity at one point during the day, according to data from Drax Electric Insights.

  • 18 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    RenewableUK is calling on the UK government to make wind, wave and tidal energy key parts of its new Industrial Strategy.

  • 16 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    As the UK government is scheduled to announce the winners of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction in autumn, projections on the offshore wind prices are emerging, with results of the latest offshore wind tender in Germany setting a benchmark.

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The UK has the most economically attractive offshore wind resources in Europe which could be expanded to almost five times its current level by 2030, a new study shows.

  • 29 March 2018

    Offshore wind farms generated a record 7.8TWh of electricity in the fourth quarter of 2017, spurred on by increased capacity and higher wind speeds compared to the same period a year before, according to a report by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A report published by RenewableUK shows for the first time that UK-based companies working in the wind, wave and tidal energy sectors are exporting goods and services worldwide on a massive scale.