New renewable energy targets welcomed

New renewable energy targets welcomed 24 January 2023 RenewableUK Cymru has welcomed the Welsh Government’s announcement that it wants 100 per cent of Wales’ electricity needs to come from renewable energy sources by 2035. The announcement is included in Welsh...

Public support for renewable energy reaches new record high

Public support for renewable energy reaches new record high 15 December, 2022 The Government’s latest survey of public attitudes towards renewables and tackling climate change shows that 88% of people support using renewable energy - a new record high - and only 2%...

New faces at RenewableUK Cymru

RenewableUK Cymru has appointed a new Director and Assistant Director.  Jessica Hooper is the new Director and Manon Kynaston takes up the role of Assistant Director.  The women join RenewableUK Cymru from Marine Energy Wales.  This means there is now an all female...

Floating offshore wind in Celtic Sea moves a step closer

RenewableUK Cymru has welcomed today's announcement from The Crown Estate about the latest steps in the leasing process for floating wind in the Celtic Sea.  Manon Kynaston, Assistant Director of RenewableUK Cymru, said:"We are delighted to welcome the next step in...

Welsh company to look at local supply chain for floating wind

There was more good news for the renewable energy sector in Wales this week with the announcement that RWE, the largest energy producer and renewables operator in Wales, will be working with Swansea-based Marine Power Systems (MPS) to explore the supply chain for...

Future Energy Wales is back – and double the size!

RenewableUK Cymru is delighted to announce the Celtic Sea Cluster will be partnering with us as the Platinum Sponsor to deliver Future Energy Wales in the ICC Wales in Newport on 9 – 10 November. Other sponsors include RWE, Mainstream, Ocean Winds, EDF, Ørsted,...

Port upgrades vital for future renewable energy

A story is running today on the BBC Wales news web site about how there are fears that Wales could lose out on jobs and investment from offshore wind because ports are not well equipped enough.  RenewableUK Cymru called on Welsh Government at the beginning of its...