Fracking firm Cuadrilla starts drilling for shale gas

Cuadrilla has started drillingĀ at a fracking site in Lancashire. The pilot well will be drilled 3,500 metres deep and samples will be taken at various levels within the shale rock to decide where best to drill the horizontal wells. The first two horizontal wells will be drilled at depths of between 2,000 metres and 3,500 […]

Huhne opens windfarm after £11m upgrade

Energy Secretary Chris Huhne will today open an £11m upgrade of the UK’s first commercial windfarm. Delabole windfarm in Cornwall is owned and operated by 100% renewable electricity firm Good Energy and it provides the company with 20% of the total power it supplies to its 26,000 customers. The company has run the windfarm since […]