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Vestas to Cut 2,000 Jobs Globally as Renewables Support Wavers and Competition Increases

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, is to cut another 2,000 jobs worldwide. They cite reasons as being caused by …

Exploratory Hydraulic Fracturing for Shale Gas Gets Go-Ahead

Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, has given the go ahead to the resumption of Exploratory Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking) for …

Government Plans for Major Increase in New Gas Fired Generation

The Government has confirmed a continuing and growing role for gas fired electricity generation capacity for the coming decades with the publication of the …

Free Seminar: Protecting Your Business during Contract Negotiations

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Muckle LLP has organised this seminar for NOF Energy members and other businesses involved in the energy supply chain.  It’s purpose …

Muckle LLP Helps Utilitywise Join AIM

We recently advised a growing North East business on its admission to trading on AIM – the first business in the …

Ofgem: Lights Going out Is Closer than Thought

The energy regulator OfGEM has released the first annual ‘Electricity Capacity Assessment’, required under the Energy Act (2011). This indicates that the supply capacity …

Major Renewables Investors Demand Clarity on Uk’s ‘Green’ Energy Policy

Several of the UK’s largest businesses and industry bodies have joined forces to write to the Chancellor, expressing concerns over the lack clarity in …

Hitachi Buys Horizon Nuclear Power

Hitachi Limited has acquired Horizon Nuclear Power, the venture set up in 2009 by RWE and E.ON, in a deal that will help the …

Large Offshore Wind Fabrication Plant Gets Green Light

Tyneside based OGN group have recently gained planning consent for a new marine energy fabrication plant in North Tyneside.
The new 36,000 sq.m facility, at …

DRD Power to Turn Waste into Electricity

North East engineering development company, DRD Power Limited, have unveiled their pioneering organic rankine cycle waste heat recovery system. It is pioneering because it …