Great Britain’s latest coal free run – which spanned 55 days – has come to an end due to low wind and tighter margins.
Falling renewables costs and speedy deployment mean that Britain should aim for the technology to meet two thirds of electricity needs by 2030.
The UK's renewable generation has seen the largest ever year-on-year increase, jumping by 30% in Q1 2020.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has joined calls for a green UK recovery from COVID-19.
Energy company Ripple Energy is launching the UK’s first consumer-owned wind farm, entering into a deal with Octopus Energy for the energy it generates.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has shared its mapped data of future energy scenarios for the first time.
The government should set a target of achieving a net zero power system by 2040, SSE has recommended as part of a five-point action plan.
The UK will need "much more" wind capacity to meet net zero, alongside a number of wide ranging measures including support for floating wind, solar and flexibility.
National Grid ESO's Grid Code modification request regarding disconnecting embedded generation is urgent, Ofgem has ruled, with a final decision expected before the end of the week.