Nuclear power station re-opens to public after 12 years

A nuclear power station in East Lothian, Scotland is welcoming back visitors for the first time in 12 years today. The new visitor centre at Torness nuclear station (pictured) is the latest of seven planned centres to be opened by EDF Energy across the UK. The energy supplier said is designed to “capture the imagination” […]

£10m for offshore wind pioneers

DECC is encouraging innovators to enter two competitions worth £10 million in a bid to cut the costs of offshore wind power. The new investment follows two successful rounds of the Government’s offshore wind innovation scheme and is calling on new ideas from companies in oil and gas, aerospace and manufacturing. Up to £7 million, […]

£6.5m boost for marine innovation

The UK’s marine energy industry is receiving funding worth £6.5million for innovation in the sector. The investment from the Technology Strategy Board and Scottish Enterprise will support seven new wave and tidal projects, which includes research, development and demonstration of innovative technologies. Iain Gray, Chief Executive of the Technology Strategy Board said: “These projects will […]