E.ON to close gas plant in Stoke

Power company E.ON has confirmed plans to close its gas plant in Stoke, citing “challenging” times for power station operators. The decision, which removes 56MWe of generating capacity in the UK, was taken due to “lack of viable commercial options for the plant”, the Big Six supplier said. It has also proposed changes to the […]

Community switching to save £150 on energy bills

Householders in Milton Keynes could save more than £150 on their gas and electricity bills this winter by joining a community energy-switching scheme. They are being invited to join the scheme to form an energy buying group in a bid to negotiate a bulk discount deal from power companies. Milton Keynes Council has joined forces […]

DONG Energy installs ‘next generation’ turbines

DONG Energy has installed two “next generation” wind turbines (pictured) at its Gunfleet Sands site, which is believed to help cut the cost of energy in offshore wind. The Danish firm claims the 6MW Siemens turbines are the “first two turbines of their kind to be installed offshore in the world” and will go through […]