Renewable energy

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Sámi reindeer herders file lawsuit against Norway windfarm
Indigenous communities say planned Øyfjellet turbines will interfere with migration paths

Weronika Strzyżyńska

18, Jan, 2021 @12:34 PM

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'Carbon-neutrality is a fairy tale': how the race for renewables is burning Europe's forests
Wood pellets are sold as a clean alternative to coal. But is the subsidised bioenergy boom accelerating the climate crisis?

Hazel Sheffield

14, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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NSW coal-fired power plant chosen as site of Australia's biggest battery
Analysts say Origin’s plan for 700MW battery at Lake Macquarie Eraring power station and Neoen’s proposal for a 500MW storage project near Lithgow will accelerate the state’s energy transition

Lisa Cox

12, Jan, 2021 @5:49 AM

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Green economy plans fuel new metals and energy 'supercycle'
Chinese growth and post-Covid recovery plans are powering a commodities boom, say analysts

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

10, Jan, 2021 @5:50 PM

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Cold snap forces UK electricity market prices to new high
National Grid issues urgent call for suppliers to generate extra 524MW of electricity capacity

Jillian Ambrose

05, Jan, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Australia inching closer to committing to net zero by 2050, top energy adviser says
Head of Energy Security Board calls for ‘agreed national emissions reduction trajectory’ among federal, state and territory governments

Daniel Hurst and Graham Readfearn

04, Jan, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Dogger Bank's giant turbines herald a wind of change in UK industry
The ambition of the North Sea project promises vast quantities of green energy – and many green jobs

Jillian Ambrose

02, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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'Energy needed a digital revolution – and we are it'
Greg Jackson, boss of Octopus Energy, says the sector was ripe for an Amazon or Uber-style disruptor, but that his version will also boost the UK’s green revolution

Jillian Ambrose

02, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Is the UK about to have liftoff in the global space industry?
With plans for satellite launches and investment in space-based solar, can the UK become a space super power?

Zahaan Bharmal

31, Dec, 2020 @2:51 PM

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From volunteering to vaccines … the best of a bad year
Covid may have made 2020 a year to forget, but amid the gloom there were plenty of positive moments

Jon Henley

31, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Storm Bella helps Great Britain set new record for wind power generation
On Boxing Day more than half of country’s daily electricity came from wind turbines

Rob Davies and Jillian Ambrose

28, Dec, 2020 @5:47 PM

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Is nuclear fusion the answer to the climate crisis?
Promising new studies suggest the long elusive technology may be capable of producing electricity for the grid by the end of the decade

Oscar Schwartz

28, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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