Iberdrola to Invest £6 B in UK Offshore Wind Complex

Spanish electric utility Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Scottish Power, plans to invest £6 billion in developing an offshore wind complex – East Anglia Hub – in the UK, the company’s biggest investment anywhere in the world and one of the largest offshore wind projects worldwide. Iberdrola’s chairman, Ignacio Galán, announced this undertaking at the Global […]

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Shell Inks Two Partnerships for 800 MW UK Solar Projects

Anglo-Dutch oil and gas giant Shell has inked two deals with London-based companies for the development of utility-scale solar PV projects, totalling over 800 MW capacity, in the UK. Shell has signed a framework agreement with the renewable energy developer Island Green Power to develop solar PV projects with co-located battery storage potential, with an […]

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U.K. Poised to Become Net Energy Exporter to Europe in Near Future

Although the UK currently imports around 7% of its electricity from Europe, the tables are going to be turned soon, partly due to the on-going establishment of new links to the continent. Aiming to quadruple offshore wind capacity this decade, the UK could have excess power to send through those transmission lines. Consequently, the UK […]

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U.K. Govt Gives a £166.5 Million Major Cash Boost to Green Tech

The UK government recently announced a £166.5 million cash injection for the country’s green technology and development, as part of the Green Industrial Revolution. The funding package will help the UK meet its climate targets, create jobs, and decarbonise its most polluting industries. Energy Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan said, “Just 6 months ago, the Prime Minister set […]

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Norwegian Gen2 Partners with a Scottish Firm to Export Green H2 to U.K.

Gen2 Energy, a Norwegian green hydrogen producer, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Scottish firm Port of Cromarty Firth to create a commercial pathway for the export of green hydrogen from Norway into the UK energy market. The development is not only expected to provide security of supply to customers wanting to adapt green hydrogen […]

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Shell To Power Up 700,000 UK homes with Renewable Energy

Royal Dutch Shell will begin supplying renewable electricity to more than 700,000 homes in the UK this week as it powers up plans to become the world’s biggest electricity company. Under the brand Shell Energy, it will become one of UK’s biggest green power suppliers overnight when it replaces First Utility, a year after acquiring […]

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