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Will the Lights Go out in 2015?

The Government says Energy Minister Michael Fallon is “fully behind” a National Grid consultation that could see big businesses paid to cut their energy …

Shale Gas Lights up Capacity Hopes

In an interesting development, British Gas owner, Centrica has acquired a 25% stake in Cuadrilla Resources operated Lancashire Bowland shale gas exploration licence area.
Ownership …

British Gas Owner, Centrica, Moves on the Shale Gas Market

In an interesting development, British Gas owner, Centrica has acquired a 25% stake in Cuadrilla Resources operated Lancashire Bowland shale gas exploration licence area.
Ownership …

Seabed Surveys Begin for Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Zone

Developers of the Dogger Bank offshore wind zone have awarded £45 million of seabed survey contracts as part of its environmental impact assessment work.
Measurement …

Energy Event Series Launch: Helping the Energy Supply Chain Prepare for Growth

The vast majority of businesses in the region within the energy sector are part of the supply chain. They are being successful by expanding …

Final Friday – the Monthly Energy Supply Chain Networking Breakfast

We’ve set up a monthly energy supply chain networking event to help you meet likeminded people in an informal environment. Come along to find …

Government Advisers Leave amidst Concerns over Direction of Energy Policy

Key government energy policy advisers have, reportedly, left or transferred their position in recent weeks, further raising concern over the direction of energy policy.  …

Energy and Climate Change Committee Publish Views on Shale Gas

The House of Commons Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change has published their inquiry report on shale gas.  The committee suggests that production …

£21million Awarded to Energy Entrepreneurs to Develop Low Carbon Technologies

Over 40 entrepreneurial organisations, working in the energy and low carbon sectors, have been successful in being awarded funds totalling £21million under DECC’s energy …

£250million Invested in Teesside Waste Energy Facility

Sembcorp Industries will develop a new energy-from-waste facility in Teesside, capable of processing up to 450,000 tonnes of municipal waste per year. The £250million …