ELCC 2023 kicks off!

Manchester’s Etihad Stadium hosts ELCC 2023 today, featuring expert speakers and a diverse agenda addressing crucial energy issues for industry professionals

“Sellafield nuclear site hacked by Russian and Chinese-linked cyber groups”

Cyber groups closely tied to Russia and China have hacked into the UK’s Sellafield nuclear site, according to an investigation by The Guardian

New UK planning rules to boost solar rollout and slash energy bills

The changes in permitted development rights aim to simplify the process, reducing delays and costs associated with planning applications

Ofgem opens investigation into non-domestic energy supplier

The energy regulator has announced an investigation into Maxen Power Supply, focusing on the fair treatment of businesses and the rates they are charged

bp to acquire remaining stake in Lightsource bp

bp has reached an agreement to purchase the remaining 50.03% stake in Lightsource bp, a developer and operator of utility-scale solar and battery storage projects

IEA: Global push for energy efficiency faces pace challenge

The International Energy Agency highlights that progress is insufficient to meet climate targets, emphasising the need to double the pace of efficiency improvements this decade

‘Europe’s first’ ammonia-fired power plant planned for Ireland

Centrica, Bord Gáis Energy and Mitsubishi Power have revealed plans for the ammonia-fired power plant in Europe, located in Cork, Ireland

Veolia improves efficiency in massive UK heat network with AI

The AI tool improves efficiency in the heating system by using real-time data to cut peak loads by 20% and boost heat delivery by 25%

ENA gas members to leave by end of 2024

Gas members of the Energy Networks Association have unanimously decided to exit the association by the end of 2024, citing the evolving energy policy environment

Local leaders discontent with ‘pounds for pylons’ scheme

Suffolk councillors argue that the proposed energy bill relief funding for residents near planned pylons falls short of compensating for the potential industrialisation of the landscape