Compared to the previous year, electricity consumption by E.On customers in England, Scotland and Wales fell by 6%, from 226TWh to 213 TWh, while gas consumption (excluding power stations) fell by 18%, from 420TWh to 346TWh, the company reported i
RWE’s coal generation fell from 9.1TWh in 2013 to 4.5TWh in 2014, largely because of the final closure of Didcot A.
Although SSE added 200MW to its wind power portfolio, lack of wind meant that generation from wind fell 22% in the six months to 30 September, compared to the previous year, the company said in a half-year trading update.
The UK market for wind turbines is showing “increased signs of activity” from developers who want to qualify for the Renewables Obligation before it expires in 2017, according to turbine supplier Vestas.
Interconnectors awarded EU development grants
Renewables can be more labour-intensive than fossil plants, but the equation is complex
Storage 'needs recognition as separate asset class' to realise economic benefits
Future of competition policy: more politicking?
Consumers think that government and energy companies can largely control energy prices and the first goal of energy policy should be to keep prices low, exclusive research for New Power has revealed.
Dear New Power
I read with interest in the October issue of New Power the waste to energy feature examining whether “we’re moving forward on waste to gas to grid”.