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UK first: Renewables overtook coal in Q1 2020, partly thanks to...

Renewables generated more electricity for the UK than any other main power source in the first three months of the year, and the nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 looks to have helped, according to a new report from industry analysts EnAppSys.
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Offshore wind set to soar to 200GW by 2030 says report

As the offshore wind sector’s global expansion trend continues to grow, increased awareness of the risks and effects of climate change is likely to lead to a greater focus on decarbonisation efforts in both the supply chain, and means of component production, says a new report by the Energy Industries Council (EIC).
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Europe: Demand for renewables outstripped supply in 2019

The growth in renewable energy demand outpaced renewable energy supply in 2019, according to new statistics from the Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB).
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Media coverage of women in clean energy doubled in 2019

A new report offers some encouraging news this Women's History Month: The percentage of clean energy news and opinion articles quoting women doubled in 2019 compared to 2018. Women were quoted in 42% of clean energy articles in 2019, up from 21% the year before.
UK renewable investment

71% of UK citizens say renewables need more government support

New research from Siemens Gas and Power UK & Ireland has revealed that 71% of UK consumers believe the government should be acting faster to develop clean energy.

Renewables need to double by 2030 to reach climate goals –...

The share of renewables in global power should more than double by 2030 to advance the global energy transformation - IRENA
Bristol Energy

UK zoo charges towards green energy future

Bristol Energy will provide gas and 100% renewable energy to the animal exhibits at Bristol Zoo
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Virgin Media’s UK operations 100% renewables-powered

UK media mega-group Virgin Media has announced that its UK and Ireland operations have been 100% renewables-powered for the last year.
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Major companies call for Japan to accelerate renewables transition

More than 20 major corporates, counting Sony, Aeon, and Fujitsu have called on the Japanese government to source at least half of it’s electricity from renewables by 2030, instead of the government’s current goal of 22-24%.

Italy’s Eni launches strategy for Angola’s renewable energy future

Italian energy company Eni has established a new company, in partnership with Angolan state oil company Sonangol to develop renewable energy projects in the country.

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