Countries Raise the Sails on Offshore Renewables Sector

Offshore renewables, including offshore wind, wave, tidal, ocean thermal, and floating solar PV, will witness substantial growth in capacity over the next decade and play an essential role in the global energy transformation. In this context, representatives from 40 countries gathered to identify collaboration areas and agree on concrete actions …

Government Delivers £557m Green Energy Boost Ahead of Clean Growth Strategy Launch

The government has announced a further £557m of support for green energy projects ahead of the imminent launch of its flagship Clean Growth Strategy, which is expected later this week. Building on the sharp cost reductions in offshore wind seen in the last month’s clean energy auctions, the government said …

Onshore Wind Delivers Almost a Quarter of Northern Ireland’s Power

Onshore wind capacity in Northern Ireland has passed the 1GW mark and is providing nearly a quarter of the country’s power, according to the latest generation figures from NI Electricity Networks. Following the opening of a number of new onshore wind farms, the latest figures show that there is now …

Portland Commits to 100% Renewables, Joins 25 Other Cities

The city of Portland and Multnomah County in Oregon are joining the growing list of communities transitioning entirely to renewable energy. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury made the announcement Monday at the June Key Delta Community Center in North Portland—the site of a former gas …

Ireland all Ears on Green Plans

Dublin has launched a public consultation on a new national planning framework that will include canvassing public attitudes to the further deployment of renewable energy. The government is seeking views on the development of infrastructure in the country up to 2040. A position paper on the framework said Ireland will …