Join in the energy debate at Talk Power

There just two weeks to go to Talk Power 2012, the must attend conference for energy buyers and managers hosted by EDF Energy. If you haven’t already booked your space, perhaps this will provide a little extra encouragement. It’s an interesting viewpoint on two ingredients necessary to meeting the UK’s energy challenges. And it’s from […]

Urgent nuclear planning required or risk jobs and security, says report

Government must put in place a “long-term strategic approach” if nuclear power is to play a significant part in the UK energy future. That was the message from a report released yesterday which warns energy security and jobs could be at risk if the correct pathways are not followed. ‘The Future of Nuclear Energy in […]

Floating turbines may get tested at Wave Hub

The Energy Technologies Institute is examining the possibility of trialling floating wind turbines at a testing site in the South West. The ETI says the unorthodox wind turbine could maximise the potential of the UK’s windy coastline and bring generation costs for renewables down. Should the project get the green light, the ETI will install […]

Floating offshore wind project nabs £25m funding

An innovative project to put offshore wind turbines on floating platforms could receive up to £25million of funding. The Energy Technologies Institute announced plans to back a two year trial of the new system.Offshore wind has been criticised for high costs at the expense of the public purse. The ETI, a partnership betwee industry and […]