August 20th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
An economy-wide coalition of UK companies and organisations has called on the country's new Energy Minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, to support the development of new onshore wind farms in an effort to extricate the technology from its current persona non grata status so as to further boost the country's efforts to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
April 25th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The United Kingdom must begin repowering its aging fleet of onshore wind farms if it is to generate enough low-carbon electricity to meet a looming 18% gap in the country's total electricity demand by
February 21st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Wind energy provided 14% of the European Union's electricity last year, according to figures published Thursday by the region's wind energy trade body, WindEurope, with 11.3 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity added, including nearly 3 GW of offshore wind.
February 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Onshore wind employment figures plummeted by 37% between 2016 and 2017 in the United Kingdom as the government locked onshore wind projects out from competing in the energy market
January 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Onshore wind installations in the United Kingdom during 2018 fell to their lowest levels since 2011, according to new figures from RenewableUK, plummeting by nearly 80% due in large part to the fact the UK Government has excluded onshore wind projects from competing for government-backed contracts.
October 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
14 major renewable energy companies have penned a joint letter to the UK's Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, urging him to drop the current restrictions on onshore wind which prevent it from competing in the Government's power auctions.
September 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK wind energy industry announced this week that it has surpassed 20 gigawatts (GW) worth of generating capacity with the opening of Ørsted’s 659 megawatt (MW) Walney Extension off the coast of Cumbria.
July 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new YouGov poll in the UK has revealed that a clear majority of residents in the country not only support onshore wind power but actively favor an end to the Government's effective-ban on new onshore wind power.
June 29th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New figures from the UK's Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy published on Thursday showed that renewable energy accounted for 30.1% of the country's total electricity generation in the first quarter, up 3% and boasting record wind generation that accounted for over half of total renewable energy generation.
August 28th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report has found that onshore wind is the most cost effective and scalable low carbon technology in the [&hellip
April 29th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK’s 8 GW onshore wind industry generated £906 million in revenue for the UK economy in 2014, according to a [&hellip
April 3rd, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report published in the UK has shown that onshore wind could become the most cost effective new electricity [&hellip
May 7th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
The UK certainly isn’t in the limelight for its solar leadership like Germany, Italy, Spain, and Australia are. But, despite [&hellip
July 1st, 2012 | by Andrew
Electricity from onshore wind, offshore wind surged higher in the UK, leading a renewable energy sector that now supplies 11.1% of UK electricity. Power suppliers turned increasingly to coal-fired power generation, as well, however, as domestic natural gas production drops.