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Simec Atlantis waste-to-energy burn tests “couldn’t have gone better”

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems says industrial burn tests of the waste-derived pellets to Simec Atlantis plans to use at Uskmouth Power station "couldn't have...

SSE business energy slumps to loss as bad debt bites

SSE’s business energy division slumped to an £18.5m loss for the year to 31 March, down from £51.6m profit the prior year. Electricity sales to...

BP: leaves oil in ground, prepares for £80/t carbon price by 2030

BP today became the first global oil giant to accept hydrocarbon reserves must remain unexploited, if the firm is to survive. It's also preparing...

Covid-19 and energy contracts: Making volume tolerance clauses interesting

Catalyst Commercial Services CEO, Chris Hurcombe, discusses Covid-19's impact on business energy contracts - and how volume tolerance clauses could prove costly, if enforced. The...

Centrica axes 5,000 jobs

Centrica is to cull a further 5,000 jobs this year, including around 20 top-level directors. New CEO Chris O'Shea is attempting to curb heavy losses...
Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees backs the city's low carbon transition

Bristol City Council to try and sell Bristol Energy

Bristol City Council will attempt to sell Bristol Energy. The company was set up in 2015 and has struggled financially. The council last month appointed...

Sizewell C: EDF prepares to push nuclear option

EDF is seeking planning approval for its 3.2GW plant at Sizewell C on the Suffolk coast. The state-owned utility plans to test UK government...

Greenpeace slams mega solar farm in Kent, Drax closes in on 3.6GW gas giant

Two minute briefing on energy stories to start the week: Britain’s biggest solar farm, Hive Energy and Wirsol Energy’s £450m Cleve Hill project on...