Maxine Mayhew appointed to Low Carbon Contracts Company

She is the Managing Director of the Natural Resources Division at Costain, where she is responsible for the continued development of the energy, water and defence markets

Kent CHP plant becomes first operational waste-to-energy CfD facility

Wheelabrator Kemsley is expected to have a final installed capacity of 45MW and be capable of processing up to 550,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste every year

SSEN resubmits plan for £709m Shetland power link

Ofgem rejected the proposal last October after SSEN failed to secure a Contract for Difference in the government’s auction for the Viking Energy Wind Farm

World’s largest turbines picked for biggest offshore wind farm in Yorkshire

The Haliade-X 12MW turbine blade is 107 metres long and is said to be bigger than nine London buses or the pitch at Wembley Stadium or the Statue of Liberty

Coal plummets to record low level as renewable energy grows

Coal accounted for only 0.6% of electricity production during the second quarter of 2019

EDF raises cost of Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant by £2.9bn

The energy giant said the risk of a delay in delivering the project’s milestones has increased but the aim to generate first electricity in 2025 remains unchanged

Record low prices in CfD auction: Industry responds

With projects set to be delivered for as low as £39.65/MWh, around 30% lower than the second auction held in 2017, the auction has caused a stir amongst the sector

Paul Wheelhouse: ‘CfD system must be urgently reviewed’

He promised to continue to press the UK Government to commit to a fairer system that offers early stage technologies a better chance of securing investment

Record low price for offshore wind in clean energy auction

Around 6GW of projects have been awarded contracts, with offshore wind projects set to be delivered for as low as £39.65/MWh

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Ofgem gives green light for £260m Orkney electricity transmission link

The approval for SSEN to develop the 220MW power link is subject to conditions