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Onshore wind developers, trade bodies, investors and supply chain companies have called on new energy minister Kwasi Kwarteng to establish a new approach to onshore wind.
EDF Energy has withdrawn its Cottam plant from the Balancing and Settlement Code, effective from 28 August.
The company said Cottam has not traded within the last 14 months.
The Aberthaw B power station is to close. Owner RWE has proposed to close the 1,560MW plant on 31 March 2020.
The Office for Nuclear Regulation has given EDF Energy the all-clear to bring reactor 4 at Hunterston B back into operation – but the operation covers only a limited amount of operation likely to give it four months on line, until a further safety
National Grid ESO is to measure grid inertia across GB for the first time, using Reactive Technologies’ GridMetrix inertia measurement and analytics service, saying it was the first system operator in the world to adopt inertia measurement.
Anesco has agreed to give up half the demand capacity at its Larport battery storage facility in Herefordshire on winter evenings, in exchange for a reduction in the charge levied by WPD, the local distribution network operator (DNO).
Specialist battery optimiser Habitat Energy has been appointed to operate Arlington Energy’s 40MW Greenfield Road project, currently under construction and due to be completed in October 2019.
The government may be ambitious when it comes to reducing carbon emissions, but it is not putting the policies in place which are needed to achieve those targets, accoridng to a new report from the Commons Science and Technology Committee.
The Irish government has published legislation designed to reform the country’s marine spatial and consent planning system.The aim is to modernise and streamline the process for approving maritime infrastructure projects, including offshore renewa