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  • 31 July 2015

    Earlier this week Grimsby Renewables Partnership was officially launched with an aim to connect offshore wind farm operators with local businesses. This will help the local economy while reducing the cost of green energy, writes Grimsby Telegraph. More than 200 people gathered at Grimsby Town Hall to for the launching ceremony of a vital support […]

  • 30 July 2015

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published its key annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics covering 2014. Electricity generated from renewable sources increased by 21% in 2014 compared to the previous year, and accounted for 19.1% of total UK electricity generation (up from 14.9% in 2013). DECC describes onshore wind as “the leading […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO HD) is forming a new company dedicated to handling its renewable energy generation business. The aim of separating the renewables unit into a new entity is to increase the recognition of the renewables business and better coordinate with both domestic and overseas partners, the company said. Additionally, the […]

  • 5 May 2014

    A new study has looked into the effect of offshore marine renewable energy devices on marine organisms. These devices provide novel habitat to marine organisms, allowing species to spread to new areas. The study focused on marine fauna, particularly pelagic larvae, such as barnacles or gastropods, in the region around south‐western Scotland. Even though these […]

  • 26 March 2014

    The Japanese Government has decided to cut tariffs for solar power while boosting the ones intended for offshore wind energy, the state’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry wrote on their site. The tariffs for solar energy, which made up 97 percent of new renewable energy since incentive offering, were cut by 11 percent to […]

  • 3 October 2011

      The recently published energy statistics for 2010 from the Danish Energy Agency shows that Denmark has an increasing share of its energy consumption covered by renewable energy. Made up according to the calculation methods of the EU, the share of renewable energy increased from 20.1 per cent in 2009 to 22.3 per cent in […]

  • 3 January 2011

    Offshore renewables have been doing well- notably offshore wind (see my Blogs earlier this year) now nearing 1.5G off the UK coast, but also… By Dave Elliott (environmentalresearchweb) [mappress] Source: environmentalresearchweb, January 03, 2011

  • 1 April 2013

    Aibel, which traditionally has been an oil service company, is currently also established in renewable energy. With the DolWin Beta platform the company has taken the step into the offshore wind sector. This is a platform for the conversion of alternating current to direct current from a wind park in the North Sea. New business […]

  • 9 February 2015

    Statkraft, a Norwegian state-owned electricity company, reported lower fourth quarter EBITDA of NOK 3486 million (EUR 404 million) compared to the last year’s NOK 3843 million (EUR 445 million). Substantial currency effects resulted in a net loss of NOK 3097 million (EUR 359 million) for this period. “In a quarter where the market was still […]

  • 25 May 2011

      A new book from the International Energy Agency (IEA),Harnessing Variable Renewables: a Guide to the Balancing Challenge, presents a novel method of assessing the resources needed to balance supply and demand in power systems with large shares of ‘variable’ renewables, such as solar photovoltaic, wind and tidal energy. The report, which features case studies […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Chinese government’s energy and other regulatory agencies have obliged all transmission system operators (TSOs) to grid-connect all renewable energy facilities that meet technical requirements of their networks.  The requirement has been issued by National Development and Reform Commission and National Energy Administration. According to the document, the new rules are helping secure the proportion of non-fossil energy consumption […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Generous subsidies for renewables are unsustainable and have contributed to electricity prices for residential consumers more than doubling in Germany, placing a strain on consumers and the economy there. In addition, renewable subsidies have clearly generated disequilibrium in the power markets, as well as value destruction for most stakeholders: consumers, renewable companies, electric utilities, financial institutions, and investors, according to […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Statistics published yesterday by DECC show Scotland has almost met its 50 per cent renewable electricity target a year ahead of schedule. The provisional Renewable Electricity Generation 2014 National Statistics show 49.6 per cent of gross electricity consumption came from renewable sources in Scotland last year – an increase from 44.4 per cent in 2013. The […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Environment

    ING Commercial Banking (ING CB) is shifting its European focus from financing natural gas plants to financing renewable energy projects, reports Business Recorder. The main reason for this shift to offshore and onshore wind and solar power is the increased development of renewable energy projects in Europe as well as “overcapacity (in Europe’s power market) […]

  • 13 June 2012

    CWind has become the 100th company to sign the RenewableUK Wind Energy Charter and has just had one of its technicians who is currently working on Avenger, CWind’s amphibious rescue vessel, shortlisted for the RenewableUK Energy Awards Trainee of the Year. CWind delivers both charter service workboats and highly skilled personnel to the offshore wind industry. Based […]

  • 30 June 2015

    Guernsey’s Renewable Energy Team, working under Commerce and Employment Department, has carried out a survey on public opinion regarding the use of renewable energy sources, ITV reported. The results have shown that tidal energy is the most popular. Namely, of 500 surveyed people, 86% expressed their support for this clean energy source, and 74% said they would even pay a […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Powered by 30,500 MW of new installations in China, the global wind power industry installed 63,013 MW in 2015, representing annual market growth of 22%, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC).  Germany led a stronger than expected performance in Europe with a record 6 GW of new installations, including 2.3 GW offshore. Total […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Spanish energy giant Iberdrola recorded a net profit of EUR 2.42 billion in 2015, 4.1% more than the previous year, attributed largely to the company’s thriving renewables division. The company’s EBITDA rose to EUR 7.3bn, a 4.9% increase on 2014. The Renewables division marked a 18.6% jump in EBITDA year-on-year, which stood at EUR 1.58bn, and was driven […]

  • 1 February 2012

    RenewableUK and The Crown Estate announced the first ever winner of a new award in recognition of outstanding health and safety performance in the renewables sector. The winner of the RenewableUK and The Crown Estate Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award for 2012 is E.ON Climate and Renewables. The announcement was made on the eve […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment

    RWE plans to triple annual investments in renewable energy, mainly wind and solar, the German utility’s Chief Executive Officer Peter Terium said in an interview with Reuters. The plan could see the company investing up to EUR 1 billion in renewables annually, Terium said. Portions of new investments will be set aside for offshore wind, […]

  • 12 February 2014

    The Netherlands and India have teamed up to share technical and institutional knowledge on clean energy, reports The Hindu. The Indo-Dutch working group has been formed with the signing of the formal memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU was signed by Indian Secretary of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Satish Balram Agnihotri and […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Republicans, Independents and Democrats agree that the United States should move away from its reliance on dirty energy sources that cause climate change, and instead move to clean energy sources, according to a major new ORC International survey conducted for the Civil Society Institute (CSI) and released today in Maryland, DC, and Virginia by the […]

  • 5 January 2011

    Offshore renewables have been doing well- notably offshore wind  now nearing 1.5G off the UK coast, but also tidal current turbine systems. (environmentalresearchweb) [mappress] Source: environmentalresearchweb, January 05, 2011

  • 4 September 2012

    RenewableUK and The Crown Estate announce that the submission period for the 2013 Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award is now open. The award aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing of best practice in health and safety across the sector. Organisations of any size are eligible for entry, with judges taking account of […]

  • 6 August 2015

    RenewableUK, the wind, wave and tidal energy trade association, says figures from the International Monetary Fund show that fossil fuels are still getting billions of pounds in subsidies every year from the UK Government while it is cutting financial support for renewable energy. The IMF figures include the costs of air pollution and the impact […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment

    NKT’s cable manufacturing factories are now running on electricity from renewable energy sources, the company informed, adding that its CO2-emissions from energy consumption are now 66 per cent lower than last year. The 66 per cent reduction in CO2-emissions from energy consumption came through using green electricity in the factories, as well as for the […]