Latest Energy news and contracts
Developers behind a £800m hydroelectric plant in northern Scotland have submitted an updated planning application to more than double its capacity.
Protest at £180m EfW plant over contractor paySubscription
Unions have launched a protest calling for better pay for workers carrying out the construction of a £180m energy-from-waste plant in north Wales.*
Hochtief faces £107m tunnel compensation claimSubscription
Hochtief is facing a £107m compensation claim from SSE Engineering over a collapsed tunnel after the Scottish Court of Session overturned a previous ruling.
EDF Energy will reconsider plans to build a new multi-billion-pound nuclear plant in Suffolk if it is unable to agree a viable financing model with the UK government.
Balfour Beatty wins £47m Highlands power jobSubscription
Balfour Beatty has won two contracts worth a total of £47m to upgrade the electricity network between Fort Augustus and Fort William in the Scottish Highlands.
The offshore wind industry is going from strength to strength and will play a far bigger role in meeting the UK’s energy needs as the technology improves. Features editor Binyamin Ali uncovers the opportunities for contractors
The government published its industrial strategy towards the end of 2017 with the aim of Whitehall and private firms working together to improve productivity.
Developments in the energy sector in the next 12 months will be influenced primarily by both advances in technology and changes in government policy.
When Hinkley Point C got the government green-light last year, business secretary Greg Clark heralded it as the “inauguration of a new era of UK nuclear power”.
CN takes an exclusive tour of the UK’s first new nuclear plant in a generation to find out what it takes to deliver a project of unprecedented scale and complexity.
What do concrete suppliers need to consider to help deliver the UK’s new generation of nuclear power plants?
Let’s start with the good news.
Hinkley tunnels hit by concrete issue Subscription
EfW plant proposed for Grimsby under £170m plansSubscription
Interserve wins legal row over axed EfW jobSubscription
Murphy wins cabling deal for £2bn wind farmSubscription