March 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Provisional figures published by the UK Government on Thursday show that renewable energy sources generated a record amount of electricity in 2018, increasing by 11.8% over 2017 levels, led by a record year for wind energy generation which provided 17.1% of the UK's electricity
March 7th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The United Kingdom has finally announced the launch of its much-anticipated Offshore Wind Sector Deal, which will see the country's offshore industry invest at least £250 million so as to ensure offshore wind generates more than 30% of the country's electricity by 2030.
January 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK Government on Tuesday finally proposed what amounts to relatively mediocre guidelines intended to support the development of small-scale renewable energy technologies by ensuring remuneration for any and all electricity generated that is supplied to the grid by small-scale generators.
December 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK Government and the International Finance Corporation announced earlier this week that they were committing to mobilize $2 billion in public and private sector financing for certified green buildings in emerging markets in an effort to transform overseas construction markets.
July 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK Government last week announced it will stretch its public sector greenhouse gas emissions reduction target to 43% by 2019 to 2020 based on 2009 to 2010 levels in a move the government hopes will result in £340 million in savings.
March 21st, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK offshore wind industry has this week committed to working with the Government on a "transformative" sector deal that could spur £48 billion in new investments in the country's infrastructure and increase offshore wind capacity to 30 gigawatts by 2030.
October 25th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
An unwritten UK Government promise of "no subsidies" for onshore wind is blocking potential development of the cheapest form of new electricity generation and could end up costing more than £1 billion over the next four to five years relative to other technologies.
October 12th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK Government has announced an ambitious new Clean Growth Strategy to drastically cut carbon emissions and combat climate change, including £557 million for the country's third renewable energy Contracts for Difference auction set for spring of 2019.
August 18th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The sale of the UK's Green Investment Bank, which has led more than £15 billion of investment into UK green infrastructure, has officially been sold to Australia bank Macquarie Group for £2.3 billion
November 23rd, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
It was a particularly surprising turn of events when in July of this year, the new British Prime Minister Theresa May made former-London Mayor and Brexit-campaigner Boris Johnson her Foreign Secretary. Since then, America made Donald Trump its next President, so Boris Johnson's appointment seems a little less far-fetched now
September 9th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK Government’s Energy and Climate Change Committee has warned the Government that the country is currently on target to [&hellip
March 16th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK Committee on Climate Change has concluded that Scotland should maintain its high ambition toward reduction of greenhouse gases moving [&hellip
October 27th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
Originally published on Solar Love The UK Government has launched its Energy Africa campaign, in an effort to accelerate the [&hellip
October 26th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK Government’s own Committee on Climate Change has highlighted the importance of low-carbon electricity generation as part of Britain’s [&hellip
October 26th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
After many months of bad news for the country’s renewable energy industry, the UK House of Lords delivered some unexpected [&hellip
October 20th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
The UN’s chief environment scientist has rapped the UK on the wrist for its current renewable energy policy, calling it [&hellip
October 9th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK government has announced it intends to push on with ending public subsidies for onshore wind farms, but has [&hellip
September 15th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
A new Impact Assessment published by the UK Government shows awareness that cutting renewable subsidies could cost the country 63 [&hellip
August 13th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
A joint letter signed by ministers from Scotland and Wales has called for the UK Government to open discussion into [&hellip
August 5th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
A new survey from the International Monetary Fund shows that the UK government is still providing billions of pounds in [&hellip