Before I visit CBI to talk energy policy with its head of energy and climate change, Michelle Hubert, the fear of power shortages this winter has been all over the newspapers, so top of the list for our discussion is whether her members – the UK’s
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Andrew Jones of S&C Electric suggests that both options will be required and says they should be a part of any grid development process
Shale gas proposals regularly attract direct action, but other energy projects have also been subject to protest. Danielle Drummond-Brassington and Emma Pinkerton summarise the options for those fearing trespassers
Cyber attacks and cyber crime are on the increase and the energy sector is an important target. How vulnerabe is it? Sian Crampsie looked at the scale of the problem and UK and European attempts to tackle it
In December the attention of the renewables industry will be focused on the government’s inaugural Contracts for Difference allocation round.
The total administration costs of the Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) and the Electricity Settlements Company (ESC) will add on average 18 pence to household bills in 2015/16, according to estimates set out for consultation by Decc.
Ofgem has set the transfer value for the cable connection to the Thanet windfarm at £163.5 million, compared to the developer’s 2009 estimate of £189.0 million.
Dong Energy has been named preferred partner of the Isle of Man government to develop an offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.
SSE has reduced its holding in the Beatrice offshore wind farm to 50%. It has disposed of 25% to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners. Spanish energy major Repsol will maintain its ownership of the remaining 25% of the project.
The 2GW Eggborough power station has been sold to a central European holding company.