Shale gas could be ‘a new North Sea’ for Britain

Shale gas is the future of the UK’s energy industry and could meet more than a third of the nation’s annual gas needs and cut its dependence on imports, according to a new report. The Institute of Directors’ (IoD) ‘Getting shale gas working’ report, sponsored by shale gas firm Cuadrilla Resources, claims its development could […]

npower’s Wayne Mitchell’s Blog

Cutting the cost of cutting carbon Guest Author – Corin Taylor Going green is vitally important, but costs and the actions of other countries matter too. As the Government grapples with the intricacies of trying to implement a once-in-a-generation reform of energy markets, it’s worth reminding ourselves of the global picture. The main point is […]

Nuclear ‘popular with business chiefs’

New UK nuclear power stations are popular among business leaders, according to a new survey by the Institute of Directors (IoD). In a poll of 1,117 members, the IoD found more than four out of five (84%) were in favour of new plants being built in the UK. In a survey taken in February 2010 before […]