Tag Archive for 'Renewable Energy Roadmap'

Growth in UK offshore wind farms provides many job opportunities

March 9th, 2012 by Vicky Kenrick

“Growth in the wind energy sector is attributable to a 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. The UK reached 8 GW of installed wind power capacity at the start of 2012 […]

UK wind power reaches six gigawatts of installed capacity

January 18th, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade association representing the renewable energy industries, has announced that the UK’s wind sector has reached a landmark 6 gigawatts of installed capacity – enough to supply electricity to 3,354,893 homes. The 6GW threshold was reached by the Ormonde offshore wind farm, off the coast of Cumbria, which now has 120 megawatts (MW) […]

UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change says that renewable energy technologies will deliver a third industrial revolution

November 5th, 2011 by Rt Hon Chris Huhne Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

“I’m delighted to be here at Renewable UK’s annual conference. Our location is rather appropriate. Manchester was the thumping heart of the first industrial revolution. This was the world’s first industrial city. It is home to the first industrial canal, and the world’s oldest railway station. The foundations for our prosperity were laid here. The […]

RenewableUK CEO Maria McCaffery outlines successes and challenges for UK renewable energy industry

November 3rd, 2011 by RenewableUK

Tony Juniper has recently accepted the role of Chairman of our new grassroots campaign, Action for Renewables, which brings together businesses, trade unions, NGOs, parliamentarians, and activists in a group that is dedicated to the expansion of all forms of renewable energy. It is also a great pleasure to introduce to you, Matthew Chinn, Managing […]