The European Commission has approved the transaction between RWE and E.On, paving the way for the former to become one of Europe’s mainstays in renewable power generation.
Global renewables capacity must increase eight-fold and more than US$1.5 trillion invested into grids worldwide to help reverse the climate emergency, research body DNV GL has said.
Figures released by Northern Ireland’s Department for the Economy (DfE) have revealed record-breaking levels of renewable electricity generation between July 2018 and June 2019.
Plug policy shortfall or risk falling short of hitting net zero targets, the Science and Technology select committee has warned the government.
The UK recorded a new grid carbon intensity low last weekend, as the country enjoyed extensive periods of fifth carbon budget-compliant power generation.
Renewable generation soared as Britain hit a new carbon emissions record of just 97g/kWh on 30 June, according to data from Drax.
Renewables developers must be co-locating with other technologies or turning to aggregators to offset the serious disruption caused by market price volatility.
Current policy is insufficient for previous emissions targets and must be ramped up if net zero is to be reached, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said.
E.On has ramped up its renewable offering, committing to providing 100% renewable energy to all of its residential customers.