Government’s EMR ‘lacks long-terms vision’ for power sector

Campaigners have warned the Government’s electricity market reform (EMR) still fail to provide enough information on how it plans to deliver a decarbonised electricity network. WWF welcomed the clarity DECC provided in the draft proposal yesterday for the development of renewable projects to be built over the next five years but said the EMR lacks […]

Iceland’s volcanoes could power UK homes

UK households could get their electricity supplied from Iceland’s volcanoes following an agreement signed yesterday between the two countries. This follows Energy Minister Charles Hendry’s visit to a power station in Iceland’s south west region earlier this week. The Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and Iceland could make way for geothermal power from the […]