Tag Archive for 'onshore wind'

November 2012 breaks records for the most UK electricity generated from wind energy

December 3rd, 2012 by RenewableUK

Three times in November 2012 wind energy broke its own record for electricity generation, most recently hitting over 4.5 gigawatts and accounting for 11.45% of total electricity demand in the UK, according to official figures from National Grid. A report ‘UK Onshore Wind Investment‘ by financial advisory firm Mazars found that 2012 has been the […]

Renewable energy researchers from University of Exeter study Guernsey potential

May 30th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Third year BSc/MEng University of Exeter Renewable Energy students gave presentations on Guernsey’s potential to develop offshore wind, wave, and tidal energy resources at a seminar held at Beau Sejour Leisure Centre on Monday 28 May 2012. Research teams also looked at the potential for onshore renewable energy development and infrastructure requirements. Their completed reports […]

Wind power increasing contribution to UK’s renewable energy supply

March 31st, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind, wave and tidal industry, has hailed the publication of UK Government figures as a clear demonstration of the significant role wind power now plays in Britain’s energy mix. Wind power capacity increased by over a gigawatt in 2011, and output increased by over 5.3 gigawatt-hours to 15.5GWh – […]

The Future of Onshore and Offshore Wind Power

June 16th, 2011 by Vicky Kenrick

“Growth in the wind energy sector is attributable to a huge range of factors, including financial confidence, technological advancements, legislative support from local governments and increased public support and awareness” writes David Blake, Renewable Energy Recruitment Manager for Allen & York. Support from the UK government makes a shift from offshore to onshore wind development […]