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ScottishPower announces 100% green electricity tariffs

Energy supplier ScottishPower has announced that from today domestic fixed-price tariffs will be supplied by 100% green electricity generated by the company’s own UK windfarms.

read more... 18/02/2020

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UK sets new wind power record amid winter storm

Winter storm Ciara has helped the UK set a new wind power generation record last Saturday, when the renewable energy covered 56% of the country’s electricity demand, Kallanish Energy reports.

read more... 11/02/2020

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Haliade X-12 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Has Another Record-Breaking Day

The HaliadeX-12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam has set a new world record by being the first wind turbine ever to generate 288MWh of electricity continuously over the course of 24 hours, GE Renewable Energy said.

read more... 10/02/2020

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EU's CO2 emissions fall 12% in 2019 as wind and solar surpass coal

The European Union’s (EU) electricity sector has emitted 12% less carbon dioxide (CO2) in 2019 compared to a year earlier as generation from hard coal- and lignite-fired power plants dropped by 24% on the year.

read more... 06/02/2020

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GEH promotes BWRX-300 design in Czech Republic

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and Czech utility ČEZ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on examining the economic and technical feasibility of potentially constructing a BWRX-300 in the Czech Republic. ČEZ operates two nuclear power plants which generate about one-third of the country’s electricity. The Czech government plans substituting aging coal plants with new nuclear build and renewables in the near future.

read more... 06/02/2020

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