Renewable Energy

News from our renewable energy team, covering topics from CPPA developments through to the changes in policies, funding and growth of the renewable energy market.

Boris JOhnson urged to set up solar delivery unit

London Mayor Boris Johnson is being urged to “strongly consider” funding a group to deploy community energy schemes across the capital. London Assembly Members, an elected watchdog for the capital which scrutinises the Mayor’s plans and programmes and has the power to amend his annual budget, voted in favour of a ‘Solar Delivery Unit’. It… Read More »Boris JOhnson urged to set up solar delivery unit

Renewables work says IKEA

Switching to renewable sources of energy could benefit companies said home furnishing giant IKEA. At an energy summit in Dubai last week, IKEA Group pledged to use power exclusively from renewable energy sources by 2020. The ambition is part of The Climate Group initiative called RE100 that supports major companies who are committed to 100%… Read More »Renewables work says IKEA

“Super grid” could share renewable energy around the EU

Researchers at Cardiff University are looking into new ways of creating a “super grid” that will allow the EU to share the energy it creates. The project, a Multi-terminal DC Grid for Offshore Wind (MEDOW), will work with five universities and six industrial companies to create the concept. The funding is likely to come from… Read More »“Super grid” could share renewable energy around the EU