Wind power

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Scottish government in line for near-£700m payday after windfarm auction
Seabed permits given to 17 projects from companies including Scottish Power, Shell, BP and SSE

Jillian Ambrose

17, Jan, 2022 @12:14 PM

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Scottish auction for offshore windfarm permits expected to raise £860m
Crown Estate Scotland hopes amount of electricity generated in Scottish waters will double over next decade

Julia Kollewe

16, Jan, 2022 @6:29 PM

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Terrawatch: the link between ancient ice sheets and offshore windfarms
Marine geoscientists study glacial sediments to determine where to install turbines at sea

Kate Ravilious

05, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Sunak’s hospitality bailout is only enough for now, just
The £1bn support package merely plays catch-up with the current ‘stealth lockdown’. More may well be needed

Nils Pratley

22, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Concern over impact of Norfolk Boreas offshore windfarm on seabirds
Project backed by Boris Johnson likely to get go-ahead but is on site that rare birds travel though, campaigners say

Helena Horton

09, Dec, 2021 @1:08 PM

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Planned $4bn offshore windfarm could fully power Alcoa Portland aluminium smelter
The smelter, Victoria’s biggest electricity consumer, could slash emissions if Alinta’s proposed offshore windfarm goes ahead

Royce Kurmelovs

08, Dec, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Data storage, mining and wind: oceans seen as new frontier but at what cost?
Industries gazing out to sea in search of more space, more cold, clean water and more wind offer a glimpse of the future and its risks

Helen Scales

01, Dec, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Renewable energy has ‘another record year of growth’ says IEA
Renewables will account for about 95% of growth in global power-generation capacity up to the end of 2026, finds energy agency

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Wholesale energy prices hit second highest level in at least three years
Low wind speeds on Monday pushed UK price for peak period of 5pm to 6pm to over £2,000 per megawatt hour

Mark Sweney

15, Nov, 2021 @6:32 PM

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Windfarm opponents in Nundle accuse NSW of double standards
Renewables should be developed ‘where regional communities want them’, ministers have said

Natasha May

15, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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French couple who said windfarm affected health win legal fight
Christel and Luc Fockaert awarded €110,000 after over health problems they claim were caused by windfarm

Kim Willsher in Paris

08, Nov, 2021 @11:04 AM

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Renewable energy firms warn of difficult conditions amid slow winds
Lower-than-normal wind speeds and supply chain problems pile pressure on Ørsted and Vestas

Jasper Jolly and agencies

03, Nov, 2021 @2:02 PM

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