US Clean Power Plan remains on firm legal ground says AWEA

US Clean Power Plan remains on firm legal ground says AWEA

Thursday, 29 September 2016 Robin Whitlock

While the oral arguments about the merits of the Clean Power Plan are heard by the US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) remains confident the plan will be upheld by the courts.

Siemens announces major wind power successes

Siemens announces major wind power successes

Thursday, 29 September 2016 Robin Whitlock

Siemens has launched an extended portfolio of its successful direct drive turbines and has also won a service order for a major offshore wind project.

National Trust wins award for modern art solar array

National Trust wins award for modern art solar array

Thursday, 29 September 2016 Robin Whitlock

The UK conservation charity The National Trust has won a national energy award for a unique solar PV project, which has been compared to an art installation, on a hillside at one of its most popular gardens in North Wales.

New €5.83 million project to boost biobased start-ups in NW Europe

New €5.83 million project to boost biobased start-ups in NW Europe

Monday, 26 September 2016 Robin Whitlock

The European Commission has launched through its INTERREG NWE Programme a three-year project ‘BioBase4SME’ to further support the development of the bio-based economy in North West Europe (NWE).

STA sets out solar industry storage priorities

STA sets out solar industry storage priorities

Friday, 23 September 2016 Robin Whitlock

Following a year of analysis and detailed discussions with members, the UK’s Solar Trade Association (STA) has published its position paper on the interaction between solar and energy storage.

Electric vehicles will help EU shift towards green transport future, EEA says

Electric vehicles will help EU shift towards green transport future, EEA says

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 Robin Whitlock

A European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment released on Monday (26th September) finds that a large-scale roll-out of electric cars would result in significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions and lower levels of certain air pollutants.