Ofgem: UK risks facing blackouts in 2015

The UK risksĀ facing blackouts in 2015 on top of higher electricity billsĀ because it is running out of energy generating capacity in the next four years. The warning from Ofgem is part of new analysis which predicts the highest risk of electricity shortfall would be in 2015/16. The regulator forecasts the amount of spare generation capacity, […]

Wind farm engineer sees turnover hit £46m

A surge in renewable work has seen a Welsh civil engineering firm expanded by almost 25%. Jones Bros Ruthin saw turnover rise 21% to £46.3m in the year to 31 March. Managing director Huw Jones said: “A big area of expansion for us was the energy sector, where we worked for both renewables and conventional […]