Recent News Headlines : National Grid

ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND TURNS TO RENEWABLE ENERGY AFTER OIL PRICES SAG


He moved back in with his mother and works retail jobs while campaigning for investment in the renewable energy sector... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 70

BETTER THAN A BATTERY? BIG ENERGY BACKS HYDROGEN POWER STORAGE


Hydrogen storage is attractive because it preserves energy for longer periods... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 1649

BRICS' NEW DEVELOPMENT BANK PLEDGES US$3 BLN TO GREEN PROJECTS


Money directed at different projects such as wind energy project on the Fujian Pinghai Bay and a Jiangxi green development project... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 40

HOW MUCH SPACE WOULD IT TAKE TO SUSTAIN THE WORLD'S LARGEST CITIES BY SOLAR ENERGY?


Land Art Generator Initiatives estimate of solar power potential at 0.2 kW per square meter was used to estimate the total area of solar panels needed... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 472

WHY I'M EXCITED ABOUT OUR ENERGY FUTURE


DONG Energy is the world leader in offshore wind and is playing its part in putting the UK at the heart of the global energy transition... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 28

HARVEY SET TO OVERPOWER WIND IN STATE GENERATING THE MOST


The result The storm could knock out between 2.1 and 3.6 gigawatts of power near the Texas coast, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 306

BRITAIN SPENT 'TWICE AS MUCH ON OVERSEAS FOSSIL FUELS AS RENEWABLES'


Twenty-nine per cent of UK energy aid in 2010-14 went to investments using fossil fuels and renewables, or where the energy source could not be identified... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 1503

FOSSIL FUEL SUBSIDIES ARE A STAGGERING $5 TN PER YEAR


Third, the subsidies discourage investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy that compete with the subsidized fossil fuels... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 21773

ALPHABET WANTS TO FIX RENEWABLE ENERGY'S STORAGE PROBLEM -- WITH SALT


Existing electrical grids struggle with renewable energy, a vexing problem that's driving demand for new storage methods... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 8139

AEP TO SPEND $4.5 BILLION ON THE LARGEST WIND FARM IN THE U.S.


Is looking to invest 4.5 billion in a massive wind farm spread across Oklahoma's panhandle and a new transmission line that will carry the power to customers... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 2189

CLIMATE DENIAL IS LIKE THE MATRIX; MORE REPUBLICANS ARE CHOOSING THE RED PILL


Normally the GOP views itself as the more pro-military party, but on climate change they've resisted the DoD's findings... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 856

NEOLIBERALISM HAS CONNED US INTO FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE AS INDIVIDUALS


At the very moment when climate change demands an unprecedented collective public response, neoliberal ideology stands in the way... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 114948

EVEN THE MAN WHO TRIED TO TURN NRG GREEN BACKS ELLIOTT ON A SALE


David Crane spent five years trying to convince Wall Street that he needed to turn the coal-burning, natural gas-dependent power generator NRG Energy Inc... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 296

ELON MUSK'S BIG BATTERY BRINGS REALITY CRASHING INTO A POST-TRUTH WORLD


They have just chosen to throw truth onto the fire of climate change for political reasons... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 53631

TESLA POWERPACK INSTALLATION IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA WILL BE WORLD'S LARGEST LITHIUM-ION STORAGE FACILITY


Along with French renewable energy company Neoen, the Elon Musk enterprise won a bid to provide a 100 MW 129 MWh Powerpack system in South Australia... READ MORE

7th July, 2017 2

SA TO GET WORLD'S BIGGEST LITHIUM ION BATTERY IN 'HISTORIC' DEAL WITH ELON MUSK


South Australia teams with Tesla, Neoen to build world's biggest lithium ion battery in bid to secure power... READ MORE

7th July, 2017 36316

WORLD'S FIRST FLOATING WINDFARM TO TAKE SHAPE OFF COAST OF SCOTLAND


Irene Rummelhoff, head of the oil firm's low-carbon division, said the technology opened up an enormous new resource of wind power... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 7764

WORLD'S BIGGEST WIND TURBINE MAKER VESTAS SETS SIGHTS ON ASIA-PACIFIC, MIDDLE EAST MARKETS


Vestas intends to be a pioneer in new markets, CEO Anders Runevad said in a phone interview Thursday... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 52

Trending News Headlines : National Grid

WORLD ENERGY HITS A TURNING POINT


Auctions, where private companies compete for massive contracts to provide electricity, established record after record for cheap solar power... READ MORE

15th December, 2016 107812

INDIAN SOLAR POWER PRICES HIT RECORD LOW, UNDERCUTTING FOSSIL FUELS


By 2022, India aims to have the capacity to generate 175 gigawatts of power from solar, biomass and wind energy... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 43481

INDIA, ONCE A COAL GOLIATH, IS FAST TURNING GREEN


The price needs to fall to 100 per kilowatt-hour for renewable energy to be comparable in price to coal, Mr. Mathur says... READ MORE

2nd June, 2017 39546

WIND POWER GENERATES 140% OF DENMARK'S ELECTRICITY DEMAND


Wind power generates 140 percent of Denmark's electricity demand... READ MORE

10th July, 2015 37769

CHINA BUILDS WORLD'S BIGGEST SOLAR FARM IN JOURNEY TO BECOME GREEN SUPERPOWER #GLOBALWARNING


Vast plant in Qinghai province is part of China's determination to transform itself from climate change villain to a green energy colossus... READ MORE

19th January, 2017 21279

'SPECTACULAR' DROP IN RENEWABLE ENERGY COSTS LEADS TO RECORD GLOBAL BOOST


Falling solar and wind prices have led to new power deals across the world despite investment in renewables falling... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 15605

MERSEY FEAT: WORLD'S BIGGEST WIND TURBINES GO ONLINE NEAR LIVERPOOL


Danish company Dong Energy has just finished installing 32 turbines in Liverpool Bay that are taller than the Gherkin skyscraper, with blades longer than nine London buses... READ MORE

17th May, 2017 15527

COSTA RICA GOES 75 DAYS POWERING ITSELF USING ONLY RENEWABLE ENERGY


Please read our Costa Rica has achieved a clean energy milestone by using 100 per cent renewable energy for a record 75 days in a row... READ MORE

22nd March, 2015 11554

'THE WILD WEST OF WIND': REPUBLICANS PUSH TEXAS AS UNLIKELY GREEN ENERGY LEADER


You don't want to see power lines, wind turbines and solar panels, Wortham said... READ MORE

21st February, 2017 9534

SOLAR PANEL RESEARCHERS INVESTIGATE POWERING TRAINS BY BYPASSING GRID


Imperial College London has partnered with the climate change charity 10 10 to investigate the use of track-side solar panels to power trains, the two organisations announced yesterday... READ MORE

10th January, 2017 9174

TRUMP SAYS ENERGY REGULATIONS ARE HURTING ECONOMIC GROWTH. THE EVIDENCE SAYS OTHERWISE.


The assumption they are making is that economic growth depends upon increasing carbon emissions... READ MORE

22nd December, 2016 8121

PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT: COST FOR U.S. ECONOMY FROM TRUMP'S WITHDRAWAL


Benioff tweeted that he was deeply disappointed by the decision, noting that his company would continue to strive to run only renewable energy... READ MORE

2nd June, 2017 7963

CHINA CEMENTING GLOBAL DOMINANCE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY


The report noted the global expansion cements China's total domination of renewable energy growth globally... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 7830

US SCIENTISTS FIND NEW WAY TO CONVERT CO2 TO GREEN FUEL


Unexpected discovery that produces ethanol could be a building block towards creating a low-carbon energy system... READ MORE

22nd October, 2016 6909

INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES TURN TO RENEWABLE ENERGY TO BREAK CYCLE OF WELFARE


Melina Loubicon-Massimo, from the Lubicon Cree First Nation in Canada, says her community has achieved incredible results with renewable energy... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 5474

SAUDI ARABIA PLANS THE WORLD'S CHEAPEST POWER WITH SOLAR AND WIND


Saudi Arabia is the world's largest crude exporter and pumps the most oil among the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries... READ MORE

1st February, 2017 4332

WHERE IS THE WORLD'S WINDIEST CITY? SPOILER ALERT


Air pollution is non-existent as any fumes are whipped away and wind power is harnessed for electricity... READ MORE

15th October, 2015 3332

ECONOMICS TO KEEP WIND AND SOLAR ENERGY THRIVING WITH TRUMP


California and New York have set goals to source half of their power from clean energy by 2030... READ MORE

24th November, 2016 3193

FULL TILT: GIANT OFFSHORE WIND FARM OPENS IN NORTH SEA


Gemini would contribute about 13 percent of the country's total renewable energy supply and about 25 percent of its wind power, he added... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 3022

SCOTLAND WIND TURBINES COVER ALL ITS ELECTRICITY NEEDS FOR A DAY


High winds on Sunday boosted renewable energy output to provide 106 percent of Scotland's electricity needs for a day... READ MORE

11th August, 2016 2925

EARTH HOUR IS BAD FOR THE POOR


Foreign aid is increasingly tied to renewable energy projects such as building solar and wind power capacity, or tiny off-grid energy generators... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 2363

RENEWABLES ROADSHOW: HOW BROKEN HILL WENT FROM MINING TO DRAG QUEENS AND SOLAR FARMS


Thomas says while former Broken Hill artists painted mining scenes, many of the newer ones are inspired by renewable energy... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 2121

CORNISH VILLAGE MARKS 25 YEARS OF UK WIND POWER


The Delabole windfarm marked its 25th anniversary in December, having produced enough power to boil 3.4bn kettles since the blades began spinning... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 2009

COAL PLANTS CAST DOUBTS ON CHINAS PRIORITIES


It is also one of China's biggest owners of coal-fired power plants... READ MORE

11th November, 2015 1919

ALL ELECTRICITY IN AUSTRIA'S LARGEST STATE NOW PRODUCED FROM RENEWABLES


Austria's largest state said Thursday that 100 percent of its electricity is now generated using renewable sources of energy... READ MORE

5th November, 2015 1875

FRENCH NUCLEAR POWER IN 'WORST SITUATION EVER', SAYS FORMER EDF DIRECTOR


In the week Britain exports electricity to France for first time in four years, Gerard Magnin says renewable power will match Hinkley Point C on cost... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 1860

SUPPORT FOR WORLD-LEADING ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE SKYROCKETS, ACCORDING TO NEW POLL


Support for world-leading action on climate change skyrockets, according to new poll... READ MORE

26th September, 2016 1837

WORLD'S BIGGEST OFFSHORE WINDFARM APPROVED FOR YORKSHIRE COAST


The UK currently has about 1,200 offshore wind turbines, with a total generating capacity of about 4GW... READ MORE

17th February, 2015 1707

CHARGING AHEAD: WELSH BATTERY SCHEME MAY AID GROWTH OF GREEN ENERGY


Experts said that more energy storage was vital for increasing renewable energy penetration... READ MORE

21st May, 2017 1692

DENMARK BROKE WORLD RECORD FOR WIND POWER IN 2015


Windy year helps Denmark to produce 42 percent of its electricity from wind turbines, despite two major windfarms being offline... READ MORE

19th January, 2016 1587


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