The need for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is becoming more urgent and it should take a higher priority in energy and climate policy, according to a report from Ricardo AEA that assessed progress taht had been made following the EU’s CCS Direct
The rents from activities like shale gas oil or oil extraction should be used to set up a “wealth fund” to invest in improving the natural environment.
Infrastructure bill moves on, gets fracking amendments, but moratorium is rejected
New uncertainty has been created around the allocation process for Contracts for Difference (CfDs) as four offshore wind farms thought likely to enter the auction round have to do so under threat of judicial review of their development consent ord
The Renewable Energy Association's broad membership means it can focus on developing an economic renewable energy industry, its chief executive tells Janet Wood.
The UK's water utilities have had local monopolies since privatisation but soon they will be able to compete for business customers. At the same time major water users will find the abstraction regime is changing.
Scottish energy minister Fergus Ewing has called for levies made on coal mined in Scotland, which total £15 million, to be passed to Scotland from Westminster so they can be used to restore opencast mine sites.
SSE has found a buyer for its closed Uskmouth coal-fired power plant in Newport, South Wales.
Horizon Nuclear Power has promised to respond to “disappointing” feedback from the Isle of Anglesey County Council from its first round of consultation on plans for a new nuclear power plant at Wylfa.
NuGeneration (NuGen) has signed a co-operation agreement with HM Treasury that is the first step in underwriting finance for a new nuclear power station at Moorside, West Cumbria.