UK Government considers public investment in Wylfa nuclear project

It has started formal negotiations with Horizon Nuclear Power, which is owned by Japanese firm Hitachi, for the proposed plant

UK energy secretary to visit Hinkley nuclear site at it hits new milestone

Around 250 apprentices are now working on the new facility, which is expected to provide 7% of the nation’s electricity needs

Right policies to achieve Paris climate target ‘could create 24m green jobs’

That could be driven by changes in the energy mix, promoting the use of electric vehicles and improving the energy efficiency of buildings

Global renewable energy industry supports 10.3m jobs

The solar sector remains the largest employer of all renewable technologies, accounting for nearly 3.4 million jobs

Tidal sector ‘could provide £1.4m boost to UK by 2030’

New research suggests costs could be significantly reduced and around 4,000 jobs could be supported by 2030

Nissan announces ‘hundreds’ of job losses in UK

The move will affect its Sunderland factory where the firm employs 7,000 people

Jobs boost for Scotland as power firm invests £33m

Aggreko’s facility will develop a new range of power generators that are more efficient and have significantly lower emissions

UK offshore wind sector unveils 30GW vision

The industry hopes to deliver £48 billion investment in infrastructure and support 26,000 skilled jobs across the country

Scottish wind turbine maker goes into provisional liquidation

Trade body slams government for cuts to the Feed-in Tariff, which support small-scale renewables and due to close to new applicants in April 2019

Eggborough coal plant to close with 130 job losses

The Eggborough coal-fired power station in Yorkshire is to shut down after failing to secure new supply contracts for backup power next winter. The plant, which started producing electricity in 1970, is capable of supplying 5% of power in the UK – enough electricity for two million homes. Owner Eggborough Power Ltd, which has a […]