28 Jun 2012
SCORE! – 20% of UK households powered by wind.
New Government stats show that in the first quarter of 2012 the UK’s wind fleet produced enough power to meet the needs of over six million homes
18 Jan 2012
Renewables rising – wind power passes the six gigawatt threshold (RenewableUK press release)
• 6GW of installed capacity as wind industry makes great stride forward
06 Jan 2012
Wind farms hit high of more than 12% of UK electricity demand (RenewableUK press release)
RenewableUK praises National Grid’s successful management of high levels of wind output.
29 Sep 2011
Renewables reach record high, now providing nearly 10% of UK’s electricity (RenewableUK press release)
120% increase in electricity from wind compared to a year ago; 50% rise overall in electricity from renewables; nearly half of all renewable electricity comes from wind alone.
09 May 2011
Review highlights major role for renewables in meeting UK's climate targets (Committee on Climate Change press release)
The Committee on Climate Change said today, that renewable energy should make a major contribution to decarbonising the UK economy over the next decades.
01 Apr 2011
Quarter 4 contribution of wind goes up 24% (RenewableUK press release)
Wind delivers over 10 TWh in 2010, representing 7.7% year-on-year growth; growth projections show 3GW+ to be added by 2012.
23 Mar 2011
Budget to re-energise funding and planning for renewables
New measures on planning could have positive implications for onshore wind farms.
16 Mar 2011
Wind turbine shadow flicker study published (Department of Energy and Climate Change press notice)
An independent research study into the phenomenon of shadow flicker from wind turbines was today published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
08 Mar 2011
Carbon action plan lays down Whitehall deadlines (Department of Energy and Climate Change press release)
A cross-Government action plan on climate change backed by the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister is launched today setting strict actions and deadlines for Whitehall.
17 Feb 2011
RenewableUK Statement: Community Benefit Protocol Launched
RenewableUK’s Community Benefit Protocol was launched yesterday on College Green in front of the Houses of Parliament.