UK Wind Capacity Smashes 20GW Milestone

The UK’s wind power capacity has passed the 20GW milestone. The clean energy technology now generates enough electricity across the country to power more than 14 million homes and cut carbon emissions by 25 million tonnes a year. The project that broke the boundary was the world’s largest offshore wind …

German 252 Megawatt Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm Moves Forward

The new 252 megawatt Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm set to be developed in the German North Sea has hit two major milestones, with developer Northland Power reaching financial close, and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind being chosen to supply wind turbines. This week saw two separate announcements that kick the …

Massachusetts Considering Plan To Classify Wood Pellets As Renewable Energy

In order to more easily “achieve” its renewable energy goals (formally, at least), the state of Massachusetts may implement a plan that would see the burning of wood pellets classified as renewable energy. This plan would also result in subsidies for the use of wood pellets as biomass fuel. Considering …

LEGO Smashes 100% Renewable Energy Goal

The LEGO group announced it reached its goal of balancing 100 percent of its energy use with renewable sources. The beloved toymaker’s ambitious feat was achieved three years early thanks to its 25 percent stake in the massive, 258-megawatt Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm that just opened Wednesday in …