New £710m gas-fired plant opened in UK

A new 880MW gas-fired power station has officially been opened in Greater Manchester. The £710 million development at Carrington has the capacity to provide power to more than one million homes and businesses. It has also created 40 permanent jobs on site. Operator Carrington Power, a subsidiary of ESB, claims it is one of the […]

Treasury’s infrastructure plans “just a list” not plan

MPs have criticised the Treasury’s plans for building new infrastructure – including power projects – for being “just a list of projects” rather than a “real plan with a strategic vision”. In a review of the Government’s Infrastructure plan, the Public Accounts Committee suggests it isn’t “convinced” the figures add up, questioning whether a plan […]