UK Power Network “disconnected” to Uni’s biofuel plant

Academics at the University of Greenwich claim UK Power Networks were “disconnected” to a biofuel project. The Medway Campus in Kent installed a glycerol fired Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant and waited weeks for approval by UK Power Networks (UKPN) to be connected to the grid. The 410 kilowatt-electric (kWe) engine installed in December, […]

Nuclear ‘no subsidy’ stance won’t work says academic

Steve Thomas, professor of energy studies at Greenwich University, claims that the coalition government’s policy of offering no subsidies “will either lead to no new nuclear plants being built, or a humiliating climb-down if government wants new nuclear at any cost”. Writing in a special Labour conference edition of Parliament’s weekly magazine The House, Prof […]