Building More panel discussion

Tony Ward, Kevin McCullough, Sara Vaughan and Piers Clark discuss building more at Energy Live 2013.

UK Coal boss resigns

The boss of mining business UK Coal has resigned ahead of the company’s managed closure after it went into administration. Chief Executive Officer Kevin McCullough joined the coal firm 18 months ago from his role as Chief Operating Officer at npower. Last year Mr McCullough told audiences at Energy Live 2013 the UK should make […]

Britain should ‘import less coal while we still use it so much’

Britain should import less coal and make better use of our “national treasure” according to Kevin McCullough (pictured, right), Chief Executive of UK Coal. Mr McCullough said: “We rely on 40% of electricity generated from coal today yet indigenous supplies of coal amount to about 5% or 6%. We import a hell of a lot […]

The cost of EDF’s nuclear deal is ‘immaterial’

The high strike price agreed by the Government for EDF’s planned nuclear plant at Hinkley Point is “immaterial” according to the Chief Executive of UK Coal. Kevin McCullough (pictured right) told the audience for the Building More panel at Energy Live 2013 on Thursday the deal was the right thing for the country, adding: “Frankly […]

‘There isn’t a free market at all – it’s completely manipulated’

The UK’s energy market “isn’t a free market at all” according to Kevin McCullough, Chief Executive of UK Coal (pictured right). Speaking at Energy Live 2013, he said Britain’s market was instead “completely manipulated”. Asked whether the Government was ‘picking winners,’ the Head of Power and Utilities at EY, Tony Ward (pictured left), said the […]

Energy Live 2013 – Kevin McCullough invites you to EL2013

Kevin McCullough, CEO of UK Coal invites you to Energy Live 2013.

Coal chief mines for insight at Energy Live 2013

Coal boss Kevin McCullough is joining the top line-up at Energy Live 2013 in November. The chief executive of UK Coal has been at the helm of the firm since January 2013 and is a mine of knowledge on the UK energy sector. He will be well aware of the pressures on the nation’s energy […]

Highlights of our Drax debate on the future fuel mix

Watch highlights of our debate held in conjuction with Haven Power at Drax power station earlier this month. Listen as our panel of Tony Ward, Maf Smith, Fergus McReynolds and the CEO of UK Coal Kevin McCullough discuss the impact of the future fuel mix on businesses.

Editorial – Radio ga ga for energy

Yesterday morning I tuned into the BBC 5 Live breakfast phone-in show and guess what they were discussing….energy. It was a good old fashioned chat and I obviously rang in to have my two penneth worth as the public discussed what we need to do to secure our energy future. Kevin McCullough the new boss […]

‘Terrible week’ for coal as fire mine closes

A Warwickshire coal mine ravaged by fire for nearly two weeks will definitely close, its owners announced today, likely spelling the end of most jobs for the 650-strong workforce. UK Coal Mine Holdings and Coalfield Resources said the Daw Mill Colliery will not reopen as the underground fire still burns on. Although such fires aren’t […]