Sixteen companies including Centrica, Shell, SSE, Doosan Power Projects and National Grid have signalled their intention to bid for funding under the government’s re-launched carbon capture and storage competition.
SSE and Wheelabrator Technologies have formed a 50:50 joint venture to build a £300 million multifuel generation plant at SSE’s existing Ferrybridge site in West Yorkshire.
As UK Chancellor George Osborne revs up for his Budget 2012 announcement, Greenpeace has joined into an unlikely alliance with an industry coalition to call for a rethink of support for combined heat and power technologies.
Energy generator Drax has dropped its plans for two new biomass plants in the UK, blaming a lack of financial support from the government.
The Scottish Government yesterday urged the UK’s Minister for Energy and Climate Change Charles Hendry to rethink the Coalition’s policy on biomass energy.
Anaerobic digestion in the UK could get a boost thanks to a new report into the treatment of organic waste, says the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association.
European strategies pay too much attention to efficient energy consumption and not enough to the production and delivery of energy, according to a new report from GE Energy and the Assembly of European Regions.