Elexon poised to direct suppliers’ cash towards new nukes

A change in rules for financing new nuclear capacity leaves trading platform Elexon preparing to play a key role in supporting expansion of the...

ESO’s £58 Billion price tag to add 86GW to Grid

Britain’s backbone network operator has published its expansion blueprint, designed to extend by 86GW the nation's transmission capacity in the run up to 2035. The...

‘Green certainty, not flip flops’, SMEs beg politicians

Small businesses are crying out for the clarity & consistency they need in green policies if they are to grow, a new report has...

Greenpower Park unveils £2.5bn ambition for clean energy jobs in Coventry

Plans to place Britain at the centre of the accelerating green industrial revolution took a step forward today with the launch of Greenpower Park...

Ofgem sets out 5 year masterplan to green & decarb UK power

Power markets regulator Ofgem today publishes its latest five-year strategy for Britain’s  electricity system.  ‘Protect, Build, Change, Deliver’ are its watchwords for speeding delivery...

Hadrian’s wally: B6 boundary implicated in <£1 Bn curtailment waste, says battery firm

Faster deployment of grid-scale proven battery technology could spare Britain’s power consumers over £730 million in curtailment fees wasted annually in temporarily disconnecting Scotland’s...

Stanlow oil refiner names boss to build hydrogen-ready CHP unit

The low carbon gas division of fossil fuel refiner Essar Energy Transition has appointed Rob Wallace to oversee construction of the hydrogen-ready combined heat...

Weather makers: offshore promoters eye fair winds for supply chain

Wind energy representatives & the government agencies who licence turbines moored in or floating above Britain’s briny have unveiled details of how to triple...

Bring Energy ring heat net changes, warm to expansion of cities’ low carbon pipes

Britain’s biggest chain of city heat networks, until December the property of Equans, the Bouygues-linked operator, has re-launched this week under the brand Bring...

National Grid pledges £2.7m of solar PV to ‘challenged’ schools: two save £3.5k in...

Schools wanting radically to axe bills & carbon emissions by installing solar PV panels are to receive new funding from National Grid’s regional DNO...

E.ON ex-boss takes over at Energy Systems Catapult

Dr Tony Cocker, former CEO of E.ON UK, has been appointed the new chair of Energy Systems Catapult, the independent research body tasked to...

Octopus now officially UK’s No 1 electricity supplier, deflates B Gas

Only eight years after starting up, Octopus Energy is now the UK's biggest power supplier, official figures just released reveal. Greg Jackson’s bouncy renewables-to-heat pumps...

ONR grants nuclear site licence for Sizewell C

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has today announced that it has granted a nuclear site licence for generating company EDF to install and...

UK risks “missing green growth among small businesses”, BT finds 

Britain’s 5.5m small businesses overwhelmingly need more help from politicians & policy makers to reduce their environmental impact, research conducted for telecoms giant BT...

Handy! Worthing to bag its own heat network

The genteel West Sussex community of Worthing is set to benefit from its first ever heat network serving its population, currently at 111,000 people. Under...