248 Acre Solar Farm Shaped Like a Giant Panda

Most solar farms align their solar arrays in rows and columns to form a grid. A new solar power plant in Datong, China, however, decided to have a little fun with its design. China Merchants New Energy Group, one of the country’s largest clean energy operators,...

More electricity now generated by renewables than coal

Renewable energy sources overtook coal in the generation of electricity in 2015.  Figures released in the government’s Digest of UK Energy Statistics 2016 show that 25% of UK electricity was generated from renewable sources – an increase of 29% over the previous year....

Solar again tops popularity charts in latest poll

Official government opinion poll on public attitudes to energy finds that solar is yet again the most popular, gaining 80% approval in poll that now tests mood of the nation every six, as opposed to three, months. Rooftop solar installation, England. Residential solar...

DECC silent over claims Rudd misled parliament

The Department of Energy and Climate Change has refused to comment publicly on claims energy secretary Amber Rudd misled parliament over progress towards climate change targets. Yesterday environmental publication The Ecologist exposed emails it had received,...