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Government urged to overturn effective ban to help meet ambitious climate targets
Ministers told there is no logical argument against turbines in areas that want them
News of milestone comes as MPs say policy changes have caused collapse in investment in renewables
National Grid says low carbon sources generated more UK electricity than coal and gas this summer.
A surge in renewables shows that a carbon-free future may, in some places, be closer than many think.
This week is Climate Week â a chance for all of us to reflect on what actions are being taken to prevent catastrophic climate change â andâ¦
With the onshore wind industry facing an uncertain future, CBI Business Environment Director, Rhian Kelly, highlighted its importance as part of a balanced energy mix at the opening session of the Scottish Renewables Onshore Wind Conference.
The amount of electricity generated in Scotland from renewable energy increases by more than 15% in a year.
Scotland must accelerate efforts to reduce carbon emissions if it is to remain an example to the rest of the UK, according to a new report.
Windy year helps Denmark to produce 42% of its electricity from wind turbines, despite two major windfarms being offline
The environment charity WWF Scotland releases figures it says show 2015 was a "huge year" for renewable energy.
China is the low-carbon superpower and will be the ultimate enforcer of the COP21 climate deal in Paris
The government's energy policy changes since the general election are likely to increase CO2 emissions, according to analysis by BBC News.
Government proposals to block onshore wind farms could cost energy consumers at least £0.5 billion, a new report has warned.
Andy Drane, partner with commercial law firm Davidson Chalmers
Low-carbon electricity, not gas, is the cheapest way to keep lights on and meet carbon targets, says the government's climate advisory panel.
RENEWABLE sources of energy are bringing down the wholesale cost of electricity, reducing the impact of clean power subsidies on consumer bills, research has shown.
Electricity produced by wind power is now the cheapest in the UK, according to analysis from energy experts. According to a new study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), wind power is now the cheapest electricity in both the UK and Germany, a first for any G7 economy.
Scotland's renewable energy sector is displacing more carbon emissions than ever - 120% increase on only five years ago, new figures show.
His friends might call it a coincidence; no one else would be deceived. A chancellor who never tires of declaring his faith in private-sectorâ¦
Over the last six years, Whitelee Windfarm has generated visitor numbers way beyond initial expectations.
The government's wholesale cuts to renewable energy subsidies are sending a worrying sign to investors, says business group the CBI.
The Berry Burn Community Fund has awarded a total of £19,800 to Forres-based groups in the latest round of funding.
On Thursday the UK Government published an Impact Assessment on its plans for the early closure of the Renewables Obligation to onshore wind.
Imagine if the government took the money it spends on war and fossil fuels and spent it on developing a vibrant renewable energy industry instead. At the moment they're doing the reverse. They're backing the interests of big oil and gas over the interests of young people.
The decision by UK Energy Ministers to block the development of onshore wind looks set to be a spectacular policy failure after the US Government today released figures that show the cost of wind energy has reached an all-time low.
Support for controversial fracking has fallen to a new low, according to an official Government survey.
The Government is turning the English language inside out in an effort to dress up drastic cuts in spending on things we need as "cold, hard economic sense". Ministers seem to be competing in a "Britain's got austerity" contest with the Chancellor in the role of Simon Cowell.
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The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impacts of climate change in the UK, according to a report submitted to the government.
The European Commission has published the progress report on 2020 renewable energy targets, showing that the EU is on track to meet its 20% renewable energy targets. With a projected share of 15.3% of renewable energy in 2014 in the gross final energy consumption, the EU and the vast majority of Member States are advancing well: 25 Member States are expected to meet their 2013/2014 national targets.
The EU's climate chief says the UK's scrapping of subsidies will make it harder to meet renewables targets and an official describes the move as "mind-boggling".
âShockingâ revelation finds $5.3tn subsidy estimate for 2015 is greater than the total health spending of all the worldâs governments
PUBLIC support for wind power has risen in line with increased development, a new poll suggests.
Exclusive: Senior Conservative backbencher lambasts "blind unreasoning hostility" to onshore wind farms, warning it will leave consumers paying for more expensive offshore turbines instead
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Polling for renewable energy trade body finds misconceptions around wind power despite popular support for the technology
Powerful vested interests in high-carbon businesses are desperately opposing the move to an inclusive and sustainable economy