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.
RenewableUK’s new chief executive Dan McGrail is calling for greater ambition in the next round of Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions.
All new fixed electricity contracts for SSE business customers will now include 100% renewable electricity as standard.
Scotland’s green energy sector currently supports 22,660 jobs, according to new research that also found that renewables provide 97% of its electricity consumption.
Urgent action is needed to jumpstart grid decarbonisation according to the Nuclear Industry Association, RenewableUK and Solar Energy UK.
Unleashing 400 milestones for reaching net zero by 2050, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned that "the world has a huge challenge ahead of it".
Reaching net zero can only be achieved by setting clear renewable energy milestones to be met by 2030, according to a new report from RenewableUK.
EDF has recorded what it has described as "solid" financial results as its renewable generation has soared by 6.3%.