In a revolutionary move set to benefit small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the UK, energy customers are now being offered discounts if they back local wind farms.
No new offshore wind project contracts have been bought by developers at a key government auction, dealing a blow to the UK’s renewable power strategy.
Plans are being developed for an 80-turbine wind farm in the Scottish Borders.
Vulnerable residents in the town of Dalry, North Ayrshire, can now apply for a new £300,000 energy fund aimed at providing heating assistance to those who need it most.
The Royal Navy’s headquarters in Liverpool has installed the first wind turbine of its kind in Europe.
The wind farm development is a familiar bone of contention. To some, the tall, turbined spires provide a glimpse of a green, low carbon future while for others they represent an inefficient, nature-threatening eyesore.
The Crown Estate has announced it has signed Agreements for Lease for six offshore wind projects which could begin to generate green electricity by the end of the decade
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s government has said it would ease restrictions on building onshore wind farms, heading off a revolt by his party’s who had demanded they should be permitted with local support.
Orders for wind turbines in Europe fell 36% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2022, with inflationary cost pressures, slow permitting and uncertainty around the EU’s emergency electricity market interventions combining to stifle the market.
Aeromine Technologies claims that its new rooftop bladeless wind energy unit provides the same amount of power as up to 16 solar panels.