RenewableUK

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Name: RenewableUK
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Plans for Celtic Array offshore wind project scrapped

The planned Celtic Array offshore wind project has been scrapped by co-developers Centrica and Dong Energy due to the economic viability of managing difficult ground conditions in the area.The offshore array was expected to reach an estimated capacity ... [Published Utility Week - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

UK record: nearly 15% of electricity from renewables, more than half from wind power

Offshore wind power generation in the U.K. increased by 52% last year, and onshore wind energy generation was up 40% in the region, according to a new report from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).Furthermore, the report says electricity ... [Published Regulación Eólica con Vehículos Eléctricos - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Polls show little support for fracking | @guardianletters

_ Renewable energy options, including onshore wind, come out ahead of other options such as fracking. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for The Guardian Fred Pearce (, 30 July) states that: "Given the choice between a wind turbine on the hill or a fracking ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Grimsby Telegraph published Surge in renewable energy contribution to UK electricity market

Comments (0)GOVERNMENT statistics just released have shown how nearly 15 per cent of the UK’s electricity was generated from renewables last year, with more than half from wind.The green growth, up from 11.3 per cent in 2012, also underlined the vital ... [Published Grimsby Telegraph - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

SI Ocean Releases Tidal and Wave Strategy for Europe

Funded by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme, the SI Ocean project’s Market Deployment Strategy makes several high-level recommendations for commercialising the emerging wave and tidal energy sectors.In their report they present the key barriers ... [Published Offshore Wind - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Virtual journey through exhibition centre Liverpool »

3D fly. ACC Liverpool has unveiled a fly-through video of its new exhibition centre, a year ahead of its opening. The film allows viewers to take a virtual journey through Exhibition Centre Liverpool, bringing the venue to life. The animated video, which ... [Published CIMunity - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Investing in renewables top priority for energy security, poll finds

Investing in renewables is seen as the top priority for maintaining energy security by nearly half the British population – a view reflected across voters of all four major political parties – according to new polling information conducted by ComRes on ... [Published Greener Business - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Turbines and targets: the UK wind energy landscape

Précis: Wind energy looks set to play a key role in Britain’s energy future. But as the UK tops the Ernst & Young list of most attractive markets for offshore wind, is enough being done to meet carbon emissions reduction targets and fill the gap left ... [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 28/7/2014

• Why Warren Buffett Loves Renewable Energy Motley Fool• Google launches $1m renewable energy converter challengeBlue and Green Tomorrow• The inconvenient truth in the push to scrap the renewable energy target The Guardian• Potential for renewable energy ... [Published Renewable Energy Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

UK renewable energy subsidies capped at £200m a year

A ceiling of £200m a year will be placed on subsidies to some of the major forms of renewable energy from this autumn, affecting the funding of large-scale low-carbon installations from wind and solar farms to biomass-burning power plants. The money ... [Published Energy and energy security - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

RUK warns of CfD 'lean times'

RenewableUK policy director Gordon Edge claims the implications of a draft budget released yesterday would leave developers “hurt” as they find they “have paid handsomely to get to the point of application for CfD by securing consent and a grid connection...to ... [Published Renewable Energy News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Poll: UK voters think renewable energy is best way to secure energy supply

Friday, July 25th, 2014 ByThe online survey, conducted by ComRes and commissioned by the clean energy trade body RenewableUK, found that overall 48% of respondents think renewables should be the government’s first choice.The second most popular option ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 25 2014]

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...in green energy is accelerating, with 2013 a record year, with almost £8 billion invested across range of renewable technologies," he said. "Having a strong UK renewable sector helps to reduce our foreign imports of energy, improving our energy security, as well as helping us tackle climate change and creating new hi-tech green jobs."
...Photograph: Christopher Thomond for The Guardian Fred Pearce (, 30 July) states that: "Given the choice between a wind turbine on the hill or a fracking well in a nearby field, many would choose the latter, whatever the climate equation." This is simply not supported by the evidence...
Energy Secretary Ed Davey said: "The Government's investment in renewable energy is paying off – renewable electricity has more than doubled in just four years with around 15 per cent of Britain's electricity already coming from clean renewable sources like wind, solar and hydro."
Commenting on the companies decision, RenewableUK director of offshore renewables Nick Medic said: "Although it's disappointing that this particular project isn't going ahead, the reasons are understandable - conditions on the sea bed would make the project economically unviable at this stage."

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UK record: nearly 15% of electricity from renew... [Published Regulación Eólica con Vehículos Eléctricos - 5 hours ago]
UK green power hits record high of 15 per cent ... [Published Telegraph - 5 hours ago]
Polls show little support for fracking | @guard... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
Nearly 15 per cent of UK electricity from renew... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - 7 hours ago]
Centrica, DONG Energy scrap Irish Sea offshore ... [Published Clean Technology Business Review - 7 hours ago]
Plans for Celtic Array offshore wind project sc... [Published Utility Week - 9 hours ago]
Wind Plays Big Role in UK Shift to Renewables [Published Offshore Wind - 11 hours ago]
Grimsby Telegraph published Surge in renewable ... [Published Grimsby Telegraph - 12 hours ago]
Record year for UK renewables [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - 12 hours ago]
Centrica, Dong, Quit Plans for 4.2 GW of Offsho... [Published Bloomberg - 13 hours ago]
SI Ocean Releases Tidal and Wave Strategy for E... [Published Offshore Wind - 13 hours ago]
Virtual journey through exhibition centre Liver... [Published CIMunity - 14 hours ago]
RenewableUK statement on Celtic Array withdrawa... [Published RenewableUK - 14 hours ago]
RenewableUK Comments on Celtic Array Withdrawal [Published Offshore Wind - 14 hours ago]
Dong, Centrica quit Irish Sea Zone [Published Renewable Energy News - 15 hours ago]
Investing in renewables top priority for energy... [Published Greener Business - Jul 30 2014]
RenewableUK poll finds investing in renewables ... [Published Renewable Energy Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
Offshore Wind Faces Trouble in the UK [Published Energy Digital - Jul 29 2014]
Turbines and targets: the UK wind energy landscape [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 28 2014]
Latest renewables news hot off the press - 28/7... [Published Renewable Energy Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Three in four Tory target seats 'set for shale ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 28 2014]
'HIGH POLITICAL PRICE' FOR FRACKING [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 28 2014]
UK renewable energy subsidies capped at £200m a... [Published Energy and energy security - Jul 27 2014]
UK to award £200m in first renewable energy auc... [Published Power Technology - Jul 27 2014]
Solar Trade Association criticizes Contracts fo... [Published Sun & Wind Energy - Jul 25 2014]
Latest renewables news hot off the press - 25/7... [Published Renewable Energy Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
True Number of Wind Turbine Fires Underreported... [Published IFSEC Global - Jul 25 2014]
RUK warns of CfD 'lean times' [Published Renewable Energy News - Jul 25 2014]
Poll: UK voters think renewable energy is best ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 25 2014]
UK to award £200m for renewable energy projects [Published Clean Technology Business Review - Jul 25 2014]
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Turbines and targets: the UK wind energy landscape [Published Wind Energy Update - Jul 28 2014]
Précis: Wind energy looks set to play a key role in Britain’s energy future. But as the UK tops the Ernst & Young list of most attractive markets for offshore wind, is enough being done to meet carbon emissions reduction targets and fill the gap left ...
UK renewable energy subsidies capped at £200m a... [Published Energy and energy security - Jul 27 2014]
A ceiling of £200m a year will be placed on subsidies to some of the major forms of renewable energy from this autumn, affecting the funding of large-scale low-carbon installations from wind and solar farms to biomass-burning power plants. The money ...
Wind Farm Fires Far More Common Than Reported, ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 23 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: Corbis Fires in wind turbines are happening ten times more often than they are reported, according to new research from Imperial College London , the University of Edinburgh and SP Technical Research ...
20% of Britain’s Electricity is now from Renewa... [Published Informed Comment - Jun 29 2014]
By Joshua S Hill New figures published by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) show that 19.4% of the UK’s electricity mix for the first quarter of 2014 was generated from renewable sources — up from 12.4% for the same period a year ...
U.K. Approves Plans For What Could Become The W... [Published Think Progress - Jun 18 2014]
CREDIT: AP Photo/Ingo Wagner, Pool The British government has approved what could become the world’s largest offshore wind farm, a 1,200-megawatt endeavor that is slated to begin producing energy by 2019. On Tuesday, the U.K.’s Department for Energy ...
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