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22 hours ago
Battery storage and renewables will modernise Britain’s energy supply »
RenewableUK is responding to Business Secretary Greg Clark’s speech today, which launched the Government’s new £246 millio...
21 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leading businesses and investors urge the UK to show leadership towards a zero carbon economy »
(Joint press release by The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group, IEMA, UK Green Building Council, techUK, Institutio...
13 July 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surge in power demand for electric vehicles must be met by renewables »
Commenting on National Grid’s annual Future Energy Scenarios published today, RenewableUK’s Executive Director Emma Pinchb...
29 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Record-breaking onshore wind leads UK renewable power generation in 2017 »
New Government figures released today show that renewable energy generated more than 25% of the UK’s electricity in the fi...
27 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Onshore wind generates almost a quarter of Northern Ireland’s electricity »
New figures show that onshore wind is powering ahead in Northern Ireland, generating nearly a quarter of its electricity n...
21 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Queen’s Speech: RenewableUK welcomes Government’s commitment to Industrial Strategy »
Responding to the Queen’s Speech, RenewableUK’s Executive Director Emma Pinchbeck said:   “We welcome the...
09 June 2017
Cross-party consensus means we should expect the new Government to prioritise renewable energy »
RenewableUK is urging the new Government and opposition parties to put the development of renewables at the heart of energ...
06 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New report highlights UK’s massive offshore wind energy potential »
A report published today shows that the UK can expand its world-beating offshore wind capacity to almost five times its cu...
02 June 2017
RenewableUK reaction to President Trump’s withdrawal from international climate change agreement »
Commenting on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, RenewableUK’s Executive D...
26 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Big hitters join RenewableUK – new policy staff and Board members »
RenewableUK has completed a restructure of its policy and external affairs team with the addition of three new members of...
18 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
RenewableUK welcomes Conservative manifesto on energy policy which puts consumers first »
  Commenting on the publication of the Conservative Party Manifesto, RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Hugh McNeal,...
17 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
RenewableUK hails opening of offshore wind farm with world’s most powerful turbines »
  RenewableUK is celebrating the official opening of DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension offshore wi...
09 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
RenewableUK sets out manifesto for strong energy future »
  RenewableUK is highlighting the benefits of renewable energy in a new manifesto, “Powering Britain”, published...
04 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public support for renewable energy at an all-time high »
RenewableUK is highlighting new official Government statistics which show that 79% of people support renewable energy....
24 April 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report reveals massive range of UK wind, wave and tidal energy industries’ exports »
A report published by RenewableUK shows for the first time that UK-based companies working in the wind, wave and tidal ene...
18 April 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
RenewableUK reaction to General Election announcement »
Responding to the Prime Minister’s announcement, RenewableUK’s Executive Director Emma Pinchbeck said: “Political pa...
18 April 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Renewable energy should be at the heart of the Industrial Strategy »
RenewableUK is calling on the Government to make wind, wave and tidal energy key parts of its new Industrial Strategy....
13 April 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New report shows onshore wind offers best value for consumers »
New report shows onshore wind offers best value for consumers   RenewableUK is highlighting a new report b...
16 March 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clean energy industry growing faster than rest of economy – CCC report »
A new report by the Government’s advisory body the Committee on Climate Change highlights the benefits that wind and marin...
08 March 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
RenewableUK comment on Chancellor’s Budget announcement »
Commenting on the Chancellor’s Budget announcement that the Levy Control Framework will be replaced by a new set of contro...
08 March 2017
UK women dominate new wind energy rankings »
A new report released for International Women’s Day is highlighting the most powerful women in the wind industry for the f...
23 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scottish Energy Minister urges UK Government to include wave and tidal power in Industrial Strategy »
The Scottish Government Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse MSP has called for marine energy to...
23 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
South West MPs support marine energy industry’s call for role in Government’s Industrial Strategy »
Innovative clean-tech companies based in the South West of England are highlighted in a new report on wave and tidal energ...
23 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New report highlights Wales in marine energy industry’s call for role in Industrial Strategy »
Innovative clean-tech companies based in Wales are highlighted in a new report on wave and tidal energy published today, a...
23 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New report highlights Solent and Isle of Wight in call for role in Government's Industrial Strategy »
Innovative clean-tech companies based in the Solent and the Isle of Wight are highlighted in a new report on wave and tida...
23 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scottish Minister and MPs support marine energy industry’s call for role in Industrial Strategy »
Innovative clean-tech companies in Scotland are highlighted in a new report on wave and tidal energy being published today...
23 February 2017
New research heightens cross-party calls for wave & tidal energy to be part of Industrial Strategy »
Leaders of the marine energy industry are gathering with MPs from across the political spectrum in central London today to...
21 February 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
RenewableUK welcomes UKERC report on the benefits of a flexible power system »
RenewableUK is commenting on a new report by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) which highlights the economic benefits...
24 January 2017
Winners of Renewable Energy Health and Safety Awards announced »
RenewableUK is today announcing that SSE has won the Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award for 2017. The award was...
24 January 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Offshore wind on target to become lowest-cost, large scale clean energy source »
Offshore Wind Programme Board press release (Tuesday 24 January 2017) Offshore wind on target to become lowes...
23 January 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Renewables industry can take the lead in Government’s modern Industrial Strategy »
RenewableUK welcomes the Government’s commitment to “support industries of the future” in its modern Industrial Strategy...
17 January 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prime Minister supports clean energy and innovation in keynote Brexit speech »
RenewableUK is highlighting the Prime Minister’s keynote Brexit speech in which she made clear her support for clean energ...
12 January 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Official report highlights ground-breaking potential of tidal lagoon technology »
RenewableUK is welcoming a review of the benefits of tidal lagoon energy. The study was commissioned by the Government, an...
06 January 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New energy record: wind outperformed coal in 2016 »
RenewableUK has welcomed new statistics released by analysts at Carbon Brief which show that more electricity was generate...
03 January 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trio of new wind energy records set at end of December »
New figures from National Grid show that wind power performed strongly during Christmas week.   Fresh half-hourly, d...

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