Bulk of leading energy firms say surge in data will open up new opportunities

Around 86% believe smart meters will be the main driver of new data hitting the sector

UK energy industry accounted for 2.9% of GDP in 2017

New government statistics show the sector directly employed around 181,000 people last year

Lords Sub-Committee calls for more clarity on post-Brexit nuclear arrangements

It asked for regular updates on how the Office for Nuclear Regulation will be funded in the future

Global organisations call on vehicle manufacturers to boost low carbon cars

Auto-makers have been challenged to commit to a percentage of clean car sales by 2025

UK Government signs £420m deal with construction sector

The move aims to make the building industry more efficient and productive, as well as cut energy bills across the country

Energy Institute selects former CEO of National Grid as its new president

Steve Holliday will take over the position from current boss Malcolm Brinded next year

CGN signs MoU to deepen links with UK’s nuclear supply chain

China’s largest nuclear power producer hopes to develop its expertise and knowledge

Oil and gas industry ‘must create 10k new roles by 2025’

The Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation says more than 40,000 new people will need to be recruited into the industry over this period

‘UK offshore wind projects should be at least 60% British-made’

Sir Michael Fallon MP has recommended the existing 50% target be stepped up for the remaining £550m spend to 2025

Oil and gas output forecast rises to 11.7bn barrels by 2050

Oil and gas production up to 2050 is now projected to total 11.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe). That’s according to new projections from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), which show this figure is 2.8 billion boe higher than the production volume outlined in the Wood Review. In 2017 production sat at its […]