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EBRD extends renewable energy programme for Kazakhstan

The EBRD is pledging fresh funds to support Kazakhstan’s drive as a regional leader to promote renewable energy, with the help of a second phase of the Bank’s Kazakhstan Renewables Framework of up to €300 million, the Bank reported.

read more... 16/09/2019


Renewables cover record 44% of Northern Ireland's power demand in 12 months

Renewable energy sources in Northern Ireland met 44% of the country’s total power consumption in the 12 months to June 2019, setting an all-time record, new statistics show.

read more... 09/09/2019


Scotland funds £3.4 million for tidal energy project

The Scottish government is supporting the construction of what is expected to be the world’s most powerful floating tidal turbine with funding of £3.4 million, the government announced on Monday.

read more... 26/08/2019


German renewables levy to rise slightly in 2020 and peak the year after – think tank

Germany's renewables levy, the EEG surcharge, is expected to rise slightly from 6.41 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) this year to between 6.5 and 6.7 in 2020, according to calculations by think tank Agora Energiewende*. The main reasons for the expected rise are increasing wind power capacity and a declining balance in Germany’s “green energy account”, writes Agora Energiewende.

read more... 22/08/2019


Renewables ‘set to make up 65% of Ireland’s energy capacity by 2030’

Renewable energy is set to make up 65% of Ireland’s total installed capacity by 2030.

read more... 15/08/2019