Much-delayed decision on the twin reactor could now be taken in February
The flagship Energy Bill started its Commons journey in earnest with a second reading in the lower chamber in January, which went smoothly without a vote.
Ofgem has sent National Grid back to the drawing board in the way it assesses options for future network development, saying the system operator (SO) was too ready to assume its ‘Gone Green’ scenario would come to pass.
The Institution of Civil Engineers has launched a consultation on the UK’s infrastructure needs.
Central European energy group EPH has added Lynemouth to its UK portfolio, buying the power station – due to be converted to burn biomass – from RWE. EPH already owns the 2GW Eggborough power station.
Plans to convert a third unit (of six) at the Drax power station to burn biomass, instead of coal, have received a knock after the European Commission announced plans for an in-depth investigation of whether government support for the project woul
Plans to open a tender for construction of offshore wind in several zones offshore of the Netherlands face a delay.
Dong Energy has decided to keep its exploration and production (E&P) within its planned IPO, the company has announced after a strategic review.
E.On has signed an agreement to sell its UK exploration and production subsidiaries to Premier Oil for $120 million (£84 million).