The offshore wind sector is no more immune to contract disputes than other parts of the construction industry. Brendan Coyne investigated the first projects to see what lessons could be learned by those delivering the next round
A fault in one of four cables connecting offshore wind farm Gwynt y Mor to the grid has cut production from the site to 75%.
Consumer organisation Which? has set out five tests that it wants the Competition and Markets Authority findings on the energy industry to pass when it publishes preliminary conclusions on the energy market.
The company that will be formed to take on E.On’s conventional power generation and upstream activities, will be known as Uniper, the company has announced.
The European Commission has taken on Russian gas supplier Gazprom, saying that it is breaching antitrust rules in its gas supply business.
Developers are eyeing up the site formerly occupied by ScottishPower’s 1,200MW Cockenzie coal-fired plant north of Edinburgh. The station closed in 2013, has been decommissioned and is now partially demolished.
Proposals to change the way capacity is allocated on interconnectors between the all-island Irish markets and the GB market could misdirect some flows, according to market reporting company ICIS.
RWE NPower has been granted leave for a judicial review of Ofgem’s decision on how to change the charging structure for electricity transmission.
The risks associated with the Hinkley Point C project, EDF’s close relationship with nuclear supplier Areva, and a planned tariff restructuring in France, have hit EDF’s credit rating, according to rating agency Moody’s.
Areva, the French nuclear plant manufacturer due to supply EDF’s new reactor at Hinkley Point, has been hit by manufacturing problems over the reactor pressure vessel for its French plant, according to industry journal Nuclear Engineering Internat