A new £1.5 million innovation fund is to be launched by wind power developer Vattenfall and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, with testing planned off the coast of Aberdeen.
The Government’s latest Energy Trends report shows 35.5% of the UK’s electricity was generated by renewables in the second quarter of the year, up 3.5% from the same period last year.
The Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP), managed by the Carbon Trust, has today launched the Floating Wind Technology Acceleration Competition to accelerate the development and commercialisation of floating wind.
A new record is to be set in Britain with the first ever week of coal-free operation of the electricity system.
The UK has become the first country in the world to declare an “environment and climate emergency”.
Report by Committee on Climate Change highlights the key role of wind energy in tackling global warming.
The offshore wind industry is welcoming today’s announcement by the Committee on Climate Change.
The wind industry is today highlighting the potential for growth in the use of aviation services, from helicopters which transfer crews to and from offshore wind farms to the use of drones for maintaining turbine blades.
Government figures released today reveal that wind generated a record amount of electricity in 2018.
Renewables provided a third of all UK power in 2018 according to a new statistical report published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.