‘World’s largest’ renewable park powers up

The world’s largest renewable energy park in India has begun generating power, covering an area comparable to Singapore and with the potential to supply energy to more than 16 million homes

EDF nuclear plant hit with improvement notice over steam leak

EDF Energy has received an improvement notice from the Office for Nuclear Regulation following a steam leak incident at Heysham 1 Power Station

Dungeness B power station incident prompts safety improvement notice

The Office for Nuclear Regulation has issued an improvement notice to EDF Energy after an employee suffered an electric shock from a portable heater at Dungeness B power station in Kent

SSE turbine installation delayed on Dogger Bank

SSE has stated that challenging weather and supply chain disruptions have affected turbine installation on Dogger Bank A, possibly pushing back full operations until 2025

Scottish wind farm revamp gets go-ahead

Scottish ministers have approved the redevelopment of a farm in Nairnshire, allowing RES to optimise its wind turbine scheme

National Grid delivers giant transformers for Dunton power boost

Two massive supergrid transformers are set to be delivered to the new Biggleswade substation in Dunton, part of National Grid’s collaboration with UK Power Networks

UK halves emissions

Official data shows that the UK has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% between 1990 and 2022

Ofgem probes wind farms over £51m output

The energy regulator is investigating allegations that some UK wind farms may have inaccurately added nearly £51 million to taxpayer bills since 2018 by overstating their power output

Somerset solar farm gets green light

Planning approval has been granted for Conrad Energy’s 15.23MW Yeovil solar farm

ESO launches early constraint service to slash consumer energy bills

The electricity system operator has launched early constraint service to cut consumer energy bills in East Anglia, with expected savings of £20 million starting February 2024