EDF Energy's nuclear stations at Hartlepool and Heysham, which have been out of operation since cracks were discovered in a boiler spine at Heysham 1, are likely to return to service at partial load towards the end of the year, according to recent
Margins over the coming winter eased slightly again at the start of October when the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority announced that it would continue to operate its Wylfa nuclear station until December 2015.
Ofgem has begun investigations into three energy suppliers – E.ON, British Gas and Npower – over their roll-out of advanced meters to business customers.
EDF Energy has agreed to make a £3 million contribution to Citizens Advice Energy Best Deal Extra and Plymouth Citizen’s Advice Bureau in recompense for poor customer complaint handling.
published, includes proposals which would mean that all power generation schemes between 25MW and 50MW would be determined by Welsh ministers rather than local planning authorities (ie councils) as so-called Developments of National Significance (
Ecotricity and Skanska have announced a 50:50 joint venture, named Skylark, aimed at developing up to 350MW of onshore wind capacity over the next five years.
The increasing controversy over proposals for a massive increase in wind generation in the Irish Republic is posing a big headache for the state’s independent planning agency An Bord Pleanala, the Irish equivalent of the Planning Inspectorate in E
Four offshore wind farms in Scotland have received development consent, Scottish energy minister Fergus Ewing has announced.
RWE “will not progress Galloper in its current form,” the utility has announced. RWE's partner in the project, SSE, which has a 50% interest in the 340MW wind farm, announced in March that it wanted to put the project on hold.
Amber Infrastructure has announced it is the funder for the UK’s largest roof mounted solar panel array at Marks and Spencer’s East Midlands Distribution Centre at Castle Donington. It will supply and install the 24,000 PV panels involved.