Siemens will provide much of the financing for the windfarms off Yorkshire

A consortium led by Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP) has been given consent by the UK government to develop a massive 1.2 gigawatt se(...)

Miners are helped by rescue workers and friends from the coal mine  in Soma. The disaster in western Turkey is likely to be the country’s deadliest and is also the worst in a series of incidents in a sector that has seen 30,000 die since 1970. Photograph: Ozgu Ozdemir/Getty Images

A coal mine explosion and fire which have killed more than 200 people in Turkey coincides with increased pressure on utilities to drastically improve (...)

The budget for ocean energy development in the 2013-2016 period will be increased by €16.8 million. Photograph: Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA

Ocean energy will receive a boost in funding from the Government under a new plan to develop wave and tidal resources in Ireland.The Offshore Renewabl(...)

Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt adresses the media on January 30th, 2014 after the Socialist People’s Party quit the government. Photograph: Keld Navntoft/AFP/Getty Images

Danish Social Democrat prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has vowed to remain in office after a coalition partner departed over a controversial (...)

Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt adresses the media at a press conference today at the prime minister’s office in Copenhagen. Photograph: Getty Images

Denmark’s Socialist People’s party has quit the ruling centre-left coalition amid discord over plans to sell a stake in state-controlled Dong Energy t(...)

 Model of the proposed incinerator for Poolbeg. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council ended up paying nearly twice as much for a new premises to accommodate a firm of cargo handlers in Dublin Port so the planned P(...)

A file image of workers preparing the Poolbeg incinerator site in 2010. Photograph: The Irish Times

The contract between Dublin City Council Covanta to develop the Poolbeg incinerator has been substantially renegotiated.A controversial “put or pay” c(...)