World's largest offshore wind farm opens in Cumbria: £1bn project can power 600,000 homes

The world’s largest operational offshore wind farm is set to open today in Cumbria.Located 12 miles off Walney Island in Barrow in Furness, the Walney Extension has 87 turbines – each around twice...

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UK renewables sector facing significant job losses, business closures at hands of policy proposals

The UK’s domestic renewables sector faces significant job losses, business closures and collapses in deployment should the government persevere with policy proposals as planned.Those are the...

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How Much Solar Power Could My Roof Generate?

Many people want to know how much free electricity and income their home roof could generate if fitted with solar panels - if that includes you, then you've come to the right place.

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Solar lobby rallies behind industry as pivotal consultation deadlines loom

The solar industry has today issued a rallying call to preserve export tariff payments from next April ahead of looming consultation deadlines.A call for evidence on future regulatory frameworks...

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Amazon to install Tesla battery alongside 4MWp solar array in latest UK plans

Amazon has submitted plans for a 4MW rooftop solar array to be deployed on its Tilbury fulfilment centre alongside a 3.77MW Tesla battery facility to help power the site, Solar Power Portal can...

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Farmers to flock to solar and battery storage, as power costs bite

Like households and small businesses, Australian farmers are increasingly turning to renewable energy technologies to cut their power costs and shore up their bottom lines.But a new report from...

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Majority of UK solar installers facing hardship if export tariff is culled

A majority of UK solar installers said they would face hardship if the government presses ahead with plans to close the export tariff, a Solar Power Portal survey has found.And of those surveyed,...

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In California, By 2045, 100% Energy Will Be Clean. What About The Rest Of The World?

By 43 votes to 32, the Assembly of the State of California has approved a measure requiring all energy used in the sunshine state to be from renewable sources by 2045. At present, 44% of energy...

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Carbon intensity falls below crucial 2030 target threshold on back of high winds

The  carbon intensity of the UK’s power grid fell below the targets set for 2030 over the bank holiday weekend, as high levels of wind generation led the way for low carbon sources to meet...
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British public favours renewable-heavy, decentralised power system

The British public is in favour of a significantly decarbonised, decentralised energy system and wants the government to support the transition to such a system, a new survey has found....

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