Critical coal barges at deadlock as Rhine is set to be “impassable” by Friday

Shallow water across the river could reportedly mean that energy products remain undelivered

Uniper warns over output of coal-fired stations as river evaporates

Lower Rhine River levels mean that the company might need to cut output at a coal fire plant in Germany

Will EDF’s coal-fired power station help the UK keep the lights on this winter?

The West Burton A plant in Nottinghamshire could reportedly see its life extended under new government proposals

Ofgem: UK risks facing blackouts in 2015

The UK risks facing blackouts in 2015 on top of higher electricity bills 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 […]