Africa harnesses off-grid solar

ENGIE has made an acquisition which will facilitate access to electricity for millions of households across Africa. The multi-national utility will keep the Fenix team in place and help scale up its pioneeri...

Are you living in a clean energy city?

More than 100 cities worldwide source at least 70% of their electricity from renewable energy sources, according to new data released today. Published by 'environmental impact non-profit', CDP, it reveals th...

People to ‘become charging depots’

(USA) Researchers at an American university have developed an ultra-thin technology that can generate energy from people as they walk - or even when they're sitting down. Thin enough to be woven into fabr...

Innovation allows farmers to go green

Farmers in Australia will soon be able to access clean energy and fertiliser through a groundbreaking new biodigester system. The prototype was unveiled by the Victorian Government this month. Developed by G...

Wave tech powers UK grid

|7 April 2017| EUROPE A Finnish wave technology company has successfully supplied electricity to the UK grid system thanks to the support of a European funded research and innovation programme. Wello’s...

Generating power from wastewater

|3 February 2017| UK UK water company set to generate more of its electricity from sewage Leading global resource management company - Veolia - is installing new combined heat and power (CHP) engines a...

‘Green’ university in a class of its own

|16 August 2016| England A pioneering English university is strengthening its green credentials by choosing to get 100% of its electricity supply from renewable sources. The University of the West of E...

Renewables in pole position

|22 December 2015| Renewables are now Scotland's biggest electricity generator for the first time. New figures released today show renewables provide a record 38% of total output – higher than both nuclea...