Wind and wave energy feature strongly in the list of the top ten green energy stories for 2012 published by The Guardian.

From the construction in Ghana of Africa’s largest solar power plant, the ranking includes stories on the London Array wind farm in Kent, the response of the US Navy to Republican attacks on its “great green fleet”, a nationwide ICM finding that more than two-thirds of people in the UK would rather have a wind turbine than shale gas well near their home, the Carbon Trust report mapping the UK sites with the greatest potential for wave power.