EU nations say yes to more renewables

European countries this week backed EU renewable energy targets of 32% by 2030. The 32% figure was agreed by European leaders on 14 June; member states have now endorsed it and pledged to set out clear plans...

Europe eyes strong renewables target

A committee of the European Parliament has called for binding renewable energy targets of 35% by 2030. The Industry Committee, led by Spanish MEP, José Blanco López, made its recommendations today. And the v...

Europe urged to back wind energy

Wind energy could meet 30% of Europe's power needs by 2030, according to a new report. Industry group WindEurope says, on the currently trajectory, it will provide 16.5% of the continent's energy by the end ...

India’s huge clean energy potential

Renewable energy can provide a quarter of India's power needs by 2030, according to a new report. A study released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today lays out what the country needs t...

LA Metro to go electric

(CALIFORNIA) Citizens and visitors to Los Angeles will soon be able to jump aboard clean electric-powered buses thanks to a decision made in the city last week. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transpo...

A new target for industry

|13 January 2016| by Scottish Renewables' chief executive, Niall Stuart It’s becoming increasingly clear that when 2020 arrives, Scotland will have missed its much-vaunted 100% renewable electricity t...