New modelling by Cornwall Insight has predicted that Great Britain could become a net exporter of power to the European continent by the 2040s.
If the UK is to meet its new offshore wind target of 40GW by 2030, further funding and more frequency Contract for Difference (CfD) auctions will be needed.
Boris Johnson has pledged that the UK will be powered by offshore wind generation by 2030 in a speech this morning.
Taking an integrated approach to offshore grid connections could save consumers around £6 billion, according to a new report from National Grid ESO.
National Grid looks to increase offshore wind potential through cooperation with Dutch operator TenneT
National Grid Ventures and Dutch transmission system operator TenneT have signed a cooperation agreement to link Dutch and British offshore wind farms to the energy systems of both countries.
The UK’s first citizens’ assembly on climate change has called for strong leadership and a focus on a green recovery in its final report.
BP has made its first stride into the offshore wind market in a deal to develop the renewable generation technology in the US with Equinor.
In Q1 of 2020, total renewable generation grew by 30% on the same quarter the year before according to new statistics from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
SSE has called on the Irish government to pursue a green recovery, to create thousands of jobs and deliver net zero.