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Why did things go so wrong for offshore wind?

The latest auction for government renewable energy contracts received zero bids to build offshore wind capacity. How did this happen, despite the UK’s ambitious...

Record high of UK electricity is generated by renewables, says Energy...

Almost half of the UK’s electricity generation is now derived from renewables, a new report from the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero...

UK solar power has ‘untapped potential’ in commercial realm

The integration of solar power in commercial buildings has the potential to revolutionise the renewable energy landscape in the UK, according to the new...

‘Genuine milestone event’: UK generates 1 trillion kWh of renewable electricity

The UK has produced more than 1 trillion kilowatt hours (kWh) of power in the last 50 years and is projected to generate another...

The new role of Small Modular Reactors in the UK’s energy...

On ‘Green Day’, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced the first competition for small modular reactors (SMRs). He claims these smaller components of nuclear energy could...

Report: SME climate action thwarted by lack of finance

According to a recent survey by the SME Climate Hub, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly interested in taking action on climate change,...

What does the BEIS break up mean for the UK’s low...

BEIS is gone, long live The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero. The BBC reports that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has appointed Grant...

What does the government’s Net Zero Review mean for businesses?

How can the UK deliver its net zero targets in a way that is affordable, efficient, and pro-business? That was the question at the...

Government sets out plans to reform Capacity Market for net zero

The government has outlined proposals to reform Great Britain’s Capacity Market, including multi-year contracts for low carbon flexible capacity, such as smart ‘demand side...

Supermarkets call for removal of barriers surrounding renewables investment

Supermarkets are calling for the government to lift the policy barrier to regulation for renewables – saying that otherwise the government’s goal of reaching...

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