3i Infrastructure has announced plans to invest an further £125 million in Infinis so it can acquire Alkane Energy.
The UK needs a new Clean Air Act – unifying and updating air quality legislation on pollutants including sulphur dioxide, particulate matter, ozone, and nitrogen oxides – after it withdraws from the EU, according to MPs.
Energy and clean growth minister Claire Perry has confirmed that the UK will seek to participate in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) at least until the end of Phase 3 in 2020.
The company building Hinkley Point C, the new nuclear power station in Somerset, has “deficiencies” in its supply chain arrangements and quality assurance, and must make improvements, according to the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR).
Distributed generation may soon be able to offer reactive power to the market. A trial by National Grid and UK Power Networks is testing the concept
Interconnectors provide no additional security of supply above 9GW of interconnection, according to figures published in UKERC’s Security Assessment of Energy Futures, published in March (for more discussion of security issues see New Power’s inte
UK consumers benefit relatively little from the EU’s single Internal Energy Market (IEM), Professor Michael Pollitt told attendees at the Future of Utilities conference in March, and other macroeconomic issues surrounding Brexit would be “orders o
National Grid Gas (NGG) is facing an increasing challenge operating the gas network – and that challenge will grow significantly as the shift to renewables and decentralised generation continues because of the need for fast changes in gas supply t
The government should launch a Sovereign Green Bond of the order of €10 billion as part of a Green Capital Raising Plan to finance green investment that would not otherwise have happened.
Ofgem has “learned some valuable lessons” in the first RIIO-determined price control periods, it has admitted, as it opened a consultation on toughening up the regime for its next application from 2021.