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UK’s Oil Stocking System to Be Reviewed

The future of the UK’s oil stocking system is being considered by a consultation launched by Government.  Views are being invited on whether the …

Wood Pellet Imports Drive Investment and Growth

The UK remains targeted towards generating 15% of energy from renewable sources by 2020 and also to reduce emissions from coal fired power stations.  …

Judge Gives Energy Firms the Right to Build Wind Farms 350 Metres from Homes

Energy firms will be allowed to build giant wind turbines just 350 metres from residential areas after a crucial ruling by a High Court …

TAG Energy Solutions Secures Major UK Offshore Wind Farm Project

TAG Energy Solutions has become the first UK manufacturer to secure a substantial project for a wind farm in British waters.  TAG is based in …

Approval for Banks Group Surface Mines

Banks Mining’s proposed Ferneybeds surface mine, located to the south of Widdrington Station, has been granted planning permission by Northumberland County Council.  The scheme …

We Are Investing in the Energy Sector Too!

We have extended the expertise within our Energy Team with the appointment of a specialist Corporate Energy lawyer.
Welcome Amy Wanless
The appointment of Amy Wanless …

New Nuclear Power Station Gets Planning Permission

Planning consent was given in March for construction of the first new nuclear power station in the UK since 1995, in a boost to …

Some Certainty for Investors in Renewable Electricity

Developers of renewable electricity projects will be able to apply for support to enable them to commission and build projects more quickly.
The Government’s Final …

DEFRA Withdraws PFI Funding for Three Energy from Waste Projects

The energy from waste sector should be taking note of the surprise announcement by the Department for Environment and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) that provisional …

Energy Minister Responds to Energy Security and Price Rises

Minister of State for Energy, John Hayes, has responded to OfGEM Chief Executive, Alistair Buchanan’s recent comments on energy security and potential prices rises.
“Alistair …