Could geothermal energy solve Scotland's renewable heat dilemma?
Plans to drill a deep geothermal well beneath the city of Aberdeen could deliver heating to thousands of nearby homes and an exhibition centre as Scotland looks to accelerate progress towards its goal of 11% non-electrical heat demand coming from renewable sources by 2020.
Eden Project bids to power homes and 'biomes' with geothermal power
A tropical fish farm, medical facility and computer servers could be powered by "hot rocks" underneath the Eden project if plans to create one of the UK's only geothermal plants get underway.
IRENA: Pacific islands should embrace natural renewables resources
Small island nations can secure substantial economic benefits by developing renewable energy sources, according to a series of new reports.
DECC urged to follow Scotland's lead on geothermal exploration
The renewables industry has urged the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to investigate the potential of geothermal energy, after the Scottish Government green-lit five feasibility studies north of the border.
Scotland plots path to low-carbon heat
The Scottish Government has released a new policy roadmap, setting out its approach to decarbonising the heat system.
Renewable heat installations warm up with Government incentives
The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) has subsidised more than 6,000 renewable heat installations in UK homes since opening in April 2014.
Report: Renewable energy now price-competitive with fossil fuels
New research has found that renewable energy systems can now compete with fossil fuels on price, thanks to falling installation costs and maturing technology.
Oil and gas giant launches its first sustainability report
Vermilion Energy, an international oil and gas producer, has launched its first sustainability report which lays out details of the company's plans to decrease its greenhouse gas emissions, reduce waste and lower the amount of water and energy it uses.
Green heat technologies more affordable with RHI upgrade
Businesses across the country are being offered 'greater choice than ever before' on how to sustainably meet their heating requirements as long-awaited improvements to the world's first Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme come into force today (28 May).
DECC confirms domestic RHI tariffs
Householders could be paid hundreds of pounds a year for generating renewable heat, after tariff levels for the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) were published today.
Glasgow investigates geothermal potential of sub-city mines
Water in a network of abandoned mines underneath Glasgow could be used to generate up to 40% of the city's heat.
Wind sector breathes sigh of relief over Renewables Obligation (RO) banding review
The onshore wind sector has expressed relief following the government's Renewables Obligation (RO) banding review, cutting the sector's support by 10% compared to the 25% previously expected.
GT Energy to develop UK's largest geothermal heating plant
GT Energy will build the UK's largest geothermal heating plant in Manchester to support the development of a low carbon economic zone.
Sainsbury's renewables initiative to reduce energy consumption by 30%
Sainsbury's will reduce energy consumption by up to 30% in 100 stores through generating renewable energy to provide heating, hot water and cooling.
Partnership deal targets geothermal energy development
A partnership agreement to develop five deep-geothermal heat and distribution systems has been signed by GT Energy and E.ON UK, with the first project starting later this year.
Deep geothermal can provide 20% of UK electricity needs
The UK's deep geothermal resources could provide 9.5GW of baseload renewable electricity, equivalent to nearly nine nuclear power stations, according to a new report.
UK to import Icelandic deep geothermal energy
The UK has signed an energy agreement with Iceland, which will enable Iceland's volcanoes to supply deep geothermal energy to the UK.