Support for renewables has continued to grow, with 87% of people in the UK now supporting the technologies.
The fourth round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction has opened, with a target of 12GW of electricity capacity set to gain £285 million of funding.
The UK government has announced £9.4 million in funding for the Whitelee green hydrogen project.
Octopus Energy Group is aiming to raise £4 billion to fund a global expansion of its ‘Fan Club’ tariff model and support gigawatts of associated renewable energy projects through 2030.
Trade association Scottish Renewables has called for reforms to the planning process to enable greater onshore and offshore wind capacity.
Doubling the UK’s onshore wind capacity by 2030 would reduce consumer bills by £16.3 billion over the course of the decade.
Trade body Regen is calling on the government to double the capacity for Pot One technologies in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction to 10GW.
The fourth auction round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme is to have a £265 million budget, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has said.
Renewables made up a 43.1% share of UK power generation in 2020, generating more electricity than fossil fuels in the year.