May 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
British electrical power generation company Drax Group announced Monday it will partner with Norwegian energy company Equinor and National Grid Ventures on the United Kingdom's first zero carbon cluster in Humber built around a large-scale carbon capture usage and storage network and a hydrogen production facility
December 4th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The British wind energy industry is celebrating another milestone this week after the country's grid operator revealed that wind generation hit new highs during the previous week, producing a new high of 14.9 gigawatts (GW), or around 33% of Britain's electricity needs at a time of high demand.
November 7th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Pushed over the line by two coal-to-biomass conversions and continuing growth in offshore wind, the British renewable energy industry finally surpassed the capacity levels of its fossil fuel predecessors, with total capacity reaching 42 gigawatts (GW) in the third quarter, beating out the fossil fuel industry which only has 40.6 GW.
May 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
During the first quarter of the year, Britain's wind farms produced more electricity than ever before and promptly surpassed the amount of electricity generated by the country's nuclear fleet, similarly for the first time ever.
March 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The wind was blowing strong across the UK on Saturday as the country's wind turbines generated a new record of 14.3 gigawatts by the end of the day, and accounting for as much as 44.5% of total electricity demand during the mid- to late-afternoon
February 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New analysis from British electrical power generation company Drax has revealed that the country generated 96 terawatt-hours of renewable electricity in 2017, enough power to supply the entire country -- if the country in question were Britain in 1958.
May 16th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The first quarter of the year was an impressive one for the UK's renewable energy fleet, with wind farms recording their highest ever quarterly output and solar power reaching a new high of its own for peak power output.