Wind power

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‘Field of dreams’: Queensland plans to build Australia’s largest publicly owned windfarm
Government says the 150-turbine windfarm could generate enough electricity to power 230,000 homes

Graham Readfearn

26, Sep, 2022 @3:05 AM

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Mini-budget 2022: pound crashes as chancellor cuts stamp duty and top rate of income tax – as it happened
Tax cuts to cost Treasury around £37bn in 2023-24, official figures reveal

Nadeem Badshah (now);Andrew Sparrow and Graeme Wearden (earlier)

23, Sep, 2022 @6:40 PM

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Planning rules for new onshore windfarms likely to be eased in UK
Wind could be more productive way than fracking to boost electricity supplies and bring down prices

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

23, Sep, 2022 @12:25 PM

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Can AI stop rare eagles flying into wind turbines in Germany?
Cameras on turbines being trained to recognise lesser spotted eagles, which are endangered in country

Philip Oltermann in Grimmen

20, Sep, 2022 @6:13 AM

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Offshore wind could blow us out of the water, say Cornish fishers
Newlyn trawler owners stress that they’re not against renewables, but fear for their fishing grounds if the Celtic Sea is carved up and sold by the crown estate

Joanna Partridge

03, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Energy crisis: UK households worst hit in western Europe, finds IMF
Heavy reliance on gas is behind price surge, with the impact on poorest households also the worst in Europe

Damian Carrington Environment editor

01, Sep, 2022 @10:27 AM

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Throwing the switch on Scotland’s largest offshore windfarm
A rare bright spot for the UK’s energy supply as Seagreen’s £3bn project begins generating power

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

23, Aug, 2022 @5:20 PM

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Wind turbine blades could be recycled into gummy bears, scientists say
Researchers design composite resin for blades that can be broken down to make new products including sweets

Chelsie Henshaw

23, Aug, 2022 @9:11 AM

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Wind, hydrogen, no demolitions: how next PM can put UK on net zero path
Boris Johnson’s plans are behind schedule and the CBI says Britain is falling behind Europe and the US

Phillip Inman and Alex Lawson

15, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Next PM must get a grip on net zero plans or deter investment, warn Lords
Influential committee says UK must join dots between policies to plug gap between ambition and delivery

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

21, Jul, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss reach final two of Tory leadership race – as it happened
The final two will face each other in a TV debate on Monday before weeks of hustings with Conservative members

Nadeem Badshah(now), Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

20, Jul, 2022 @7:35 PM

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Sunak accused of ‘economic illiteracy’ over pledge to block onshore windfarms
Tory leadership candidate’s ‘energy sovereignty strategy’ also attacked for lack of focus on climate crisis

Peter Walker Political correspondent

20, Jul, 2022 @10:51 AM

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