wind turbines

Contracts for Difference (CfD) Exemption Update

6th January 2016 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The UK government has implemented a number of schemes to encourage businesses to reduce carbon emissions as part of the nation's climate change commitment. These schemes would see additional costs added to a company's energy bill unless action is taken to reduce its carbon footprint.


water treatment plant

Water Market Update - New Ofwat Proposals

16th December 2015 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The water services regulation authority, Ofwat has submitted proposals, dubbed Water 2020 which would allow new firms to enter the water market. It is thought that by removing restrictions on new firms competing for water contracts, customers could save up to £1bn by 2020.


Early designs for the IFA2 interconnector convertor buildings

Second UK-to-France Interconnector Proposed

17th November 2015 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The National Grid has proposed a new project which will see the development of a second power interconnector between the United Kingdom and France. The high voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector, known as IFA2 would be installed between Hampshire and Normandy and would also include an electricity converter station at Daedalus airfield.


OPEC decides not to cut oil production

OPEC decides not to cut oil production

8th June 2015 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) has announced that it will not cut production.


Energy Market Analysis - 08-04-2015

Energy Market Analysis - 08-04-2015

8th April 2015 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

Spot power prices climbed higher yesterday afternoon due to an expected drop in renewable generation, despite a mild short-term weather outlook.