Posts tagged: Britain

Major Offshore Wind Operator Plans £6bn UK Investment by 2020

Dong Energy says it is now convinced UK government will back offshore wind power despite recent cuts to renewable energy sector subsidies Dong Energy, the biggest operator of offshore windfarms in Britain, has said it plans to spend a further £6bn in the UK by 2020, convinced that the government is serious about supporting wind […]

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Ikea leads the solar revolution, adding panel sales to its stores in eight new countries

By Drew Prindle   At around this same date back in 2013, IKEA changed up its game. In addition to its usual offering of flat-pack furniture and meatballs, the company began selling low-cost solar panels to customers in Britain — a somewhat puzzling move considering the country’s general lack of sunshine. It must’ve worked out […]

UK investors see bright future for solar power – if the nimbys can be won over

New investments worth almost £220m reflect renewed interest by asset managers and funds in low-carbon power – but some fear popular backlash suffered by windfarms The late summer sun is shining on Britain’s solar power sector with new investments worth almost £220m unveiled on Thursday by City-based groups. A new solar fund created by asset […]