Entries now open for Wales Green Energy Awards

A new category has been introduced to the 2017 Wales Green Energy Awards.  For the first time, there is now a Smart Energy award, which celebrates an individual, company or organisation that has deployed the most innovative smart energy scheme. See all categories...

Green gold around Wales’ coasts

Marine Energy Wales has today launched a report on the findings of an industry survey for the marine renewable energy sector in Wales.

Let’s convert Wales’ marine potential

RenewableUK has today launched the Ocean Energy Race to coincide with the start of the 2017 Wave & Tidal event, held this year in London.
The trade body for wave and tidal energy is asking Government to include these sectors in the UK’s industrial strategy.

Onshore wind; remorselessly popular

BEIS yesterday published the latest opinion tracker of a suite of energy technologies and related issues. Once again, onshore wind is an extremely popular technology, and the long-term trend is of unremitting gains in public confidence and support.

A new era of prosperity for Wales?

The UK Government today published the long-awaited review into tidal lagoons. Commissioned last February, the review was Chaired by the highly experienced former DECC Minister, Charles Hendry.

Renewable energy in Wales: “We must do better”

The pre-Christmas period saw the publication of the latest version of Energy Trends, the quarterly UK Government publication of energy statistics. The headline figures are always interesting, but more so for followers of Welsh issues was the inclusion of separate data on Welsh energy generation and use.

Wind energy; even better than we thought!

A team of academics at Edinburgh University has carried out an in-depth study of the contribution of wind energy to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the UK. The paper is published in Energy Policy as an open access (free) publication.

Tea with award-winners

The 2016 winner of the Wales Green Energy Awards for the public sector, Natural Resources Wales, formally accepted their award from the category sponsor, Freshwater. Freshwater have a long association with the awards, and are active in the energy sector in Wales,...