Liam Stoker looks at how the UK and Europe could look to follow California and share the wealth of renewable power, if only Brexit didn't look certain to call curtains on the UK's involvement in it.
A hundred companies have now pledged to adopt 100% renewable electricity under The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative, marking a significant milestone for the scheme which three years ago had just 13 founding member companies.
Aldi has revealed it is investigating battery storage and demand side response applications for its estate as it prepares to add solar panels to 50 more stores by the end of the year.
Power giant and ‘Big Six’ utility E.On has powered up a new energy trading division in several European markets which it says will leverage the company’s renewable generation.
Our local authority expert Stephen Cirell and APSE Energy’s Phil Brennan take a deep dive on the Merton Rule and its use in furthering the renewables cause.
Solar is set to play a prominent role in future energy systems, according to the chief executive of French power company Engie.
The UK energy efficiency market is currently buoyed by growing order books and increasing customer satisfaction.
Last week’s surprise general election result of a hung parliament has led to increasing concern within the renewables industry that the government’s eagerly anticipated Clean Growth Plan (CGP) could be delayed even further.
A renewables ‘revolution’ has continued to build pace in Scotland according to WWF Scotland after data covering May showed that generation from solar and wind assets provided a significant proportion of energy.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has updated its Plan A sustainability strategy with pledges including delivering half of UK property peak-energy demand flexibly by 2025, using clean and renewable technologies, before reaching 100% renewable electricity by at most 2035.
National Grid has insisted it can cope with increasing amounts of solar in the UK’s energy mix as the technology set a new generation record last week.
Siemens has helped start a smart grid pilot project in Rotterdam that will connect 20,000 homes with renewables and storage facilities.
Distribution network operator and energy firm Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE) has revealed how it is preparing for a new, more flexible energy system in the UK.
Tesco has pledged to source all of its global electricity requirements from renewables by 2030 on its path to becoming a zero carbon company by 2050, in an effort to meet the climate change targets set at COP21.
A number of demonstrator projects of smart grid and storage technologies have been awarded funding under Scotland’s Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP).
Whitbread, the hospitality company behind UK brands such as Costa Coffee and Premier Inn, has achieved its aim of deriving 100% of its electricity demand from renewable sources.
European energy major Eneco has acquired a minority stake in Germany’s Next Kraftwerke, which operates one of Europe’s largest virtual power plants.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is to trial an 180kWh energy storage machine from redT energy which will aim to time shift on-site solar generation while providing backup in the event of a mains outage.
The London Assembly’s Environment Committee has thrown its support behind plans to expand the capital’s Energy for Londoners (EfL) scheme into a fully licensed, domestic electricity supplier.
EnergyUK has said the country’s next government must embrace the “changing” energy market and extend support for low carbon generation.
National Grid has outlined how it is working to tackle the “significant and rapid change” brought about by the clean energy transition.
Six of the UK’s leading renewable energy trade associations have called on energy secretary Greg Clark to embrace low carbon sectors in the UK’s industrial strategy or miss the chance to take a strategic lead.
One of the largest rooftop solar arrays in the UK has delivered savings of over £50,000 in its first year after generating more than 3GWh of clean electricity at a large distribution centre in Shropshire.
The UK’s suite of renewables set new records last weekend as the country basked in unseasonably bright conditions for much of Sunday.
Belfast Airport has saved more than £100,000 in the first ten months of operation of its dedicated solar farm which is generating over a quarter of the airport’s annual electricity needs.
National Grid has warned that inflexible generators such as nuclear and combined heat and power could face turn down instructions this summer to make way for soaring solar generation.
A majority of commercial and industrial (C&I) firms in the UK would trust their energy suppliers with the installation of smart and distributed energy systems rather than installers, a new survey has found.
Kingspan has beaten its target of using renewable energy to meet at least half of its aggregate energy use by 2016, keeping it on track to become a net zero energy company by 2020.
Liam Stoker looks at Saturday's solar-powered event, what it means for the UK's energy market and why it's time the government caught up.
Planning permission has been secured for a new solar farm near Dublin Airport, which will be connected directly to a nearby reservoir which supplies 500 million litres of water to the site each year.