The latest renewable energy news from The Renewable Energy Institute.

Working in partnership with the United Nations (UNEP) and major universities, the REI is an independent professional body that promotes best practice in renewable energy and energy efficiency through renewable energy training courses and global conferences.

Scotland Approves Plans for Hydro Power Expansion Scheme

Last week the Scottish Government approved it’s plans to expand an underground power station, the [...]

Scientists Invent New Double-Sided Solar Panel that Generates 20% More Electricity

A team of scientists have invented a new double-sided solar panel that is capable of [...]

Cyprus Sets Out Plans for Hybrid Energy Storage System

Cyprus has announced plans this week for the integration of its energy storage systems (ESS) [...]

‘Viking Link’ Connects UK and Denmark Power Grid for the First Time

An electricity link between the UK and Denmark, known as the Viking Link, has been [...]

US High Speed Train to be World’s First Powered by Solar

California’s high speed train network, spreading across 1287.5 KM of the US, is to be [...]

Search Begins for Suitable Floating Wind Farm Sites in UK Waters

A vessel from Surrey, England, has set sail this week in its search for suitable [...]

Hornsea Four Windfarm Given Approval for Development

The fourth phase of one of Britain’s largest windfarms has been given approval for development [...]

Scottish Windfarm to Receive Essential Upgrades and New Turbines

Hagshaw Hill is to repower it’s windfarm as part of the UK Government’s renewable energy [...]

Net Zero Case Study: Cascais, Portugal

Cascais is a traditional fishing town located on the west coast of Portugal, not far [...]

New Sugar Battery Could Unlock Major Breakthrough in Renewable Energy Transition

A group of scientists have used sugar as a basis to create a new battery [...]