Renewable power installations set for record year: IEA

Wind turbines and solar panels in Kayseri, Turkey. Timeswork | E + | Getty Images The world is set to add nearly 290 gigawatts of renewable energy this year, according to the International Energy Agency, with the Paris-based organization expecting “2021 to set an all-time record for new facilities.” The International Energy Agency’s Renewable Energy … Read more

Shell to buy power from world’s ‘largest offshore wind farm’

Makinsa | iStock | Getty Images Shell said on Wednesday it had signed an agreement to purchase power from a project it called “the world’s largest offshore wind farm”. The 15-year power purchase agreement relates to 240MW from Dogger Bank C, the third and final phase of the 3.6GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm, which will … Read more

Construction starts at America’s first major offshore wind farm

This photo taken on June 13, 2017, shows the Block Island Wind Farm, Rhode Island. David L Ryan | Boston Globe | Getty Images A project called “the first commercial scale offshore wind farm in the United States” has been initiated. The start of construction, which took place Thursday, marks another step forward for the … Read more

Bill Gates doubts aim to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees achievable   

Bill Gates is photographed at the COP26 Climate Change Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 2, 2021. Evan Fauci | AFP | Getty Images LONDON – Bill Gates appears to have cast doubt on whether the world will be able to keep global warming to 1.5°C, providing a sobering reminder of how much work needs … Read more