Government still won’t open coffers for Severn barrage

The Government still won’t open the public coffers to help finance a tidal power scheme across the River Severn (pictured), it confirmed yesterday. The comments are likely to be another knock for a £25billion Severn Barrage proposed by Hafren Power. In its response to a report on the project brought out by parliament’s energy watchdog […]

MPs ‘not convinced’ by £25bn Severn Barrage plans

MPs today said they are “not convinced” of the economic case for a huge tidal scheme which would span the Severn estuary. A report by the MPs on Parliament’s energy watchdog found the scheme has failed to show a strong case both economically, environmentally and in terms of public acceptability. The report is likely to […]