Stone recycling project to cut transport emissions in Lincolnshire

Around 8,768 tonnes of stone, previously used for an onshore substation, will be moved to National Grid’s Viking Link interconnector project

First power generated from 859MW Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm

When fully commissioned, it will be capable of generating enough green electricity to power more than 800,000 homes

National Grid launches work on the ‘world’s longest electricity interconnector’

Siemens Energy will build the UK and Denmark converter stations on both ends of the 765 kilometre-long cable between the neighbouring countries

National Grid secures $743m green loan for 760km undersea electricity cable project

The wire will connect Bicker Fen in Lincolnshire and South Jutland in Denmark and will enable the systems to share enough clean energy to power 1.4 million UK homes

UK net zero aviation takes off with the launch of Jet Zero Council

Project aims for net zero carbon flying and the government has also reiterated its support to a waste-to-jet-fuel project

New 300MW gas peaking plant fired up in Lincolnshire

The £100m facility is highly flexible and will provide backup for renewable generation sources like solar and wind power

Environment Agency sting targets 30 illegal waste sites

Those convicted of illegal waste activity face extensive fines and prison sentences, in some cases

Lincolnshire firm fined £24k for polluting watercourse

A company in Lincolnshire has been ordered to pay £24,000 for polluting a local watercourse. A Hughes & Son (Skellingthrope) Ltd pleaded guilty to a breach of Environmental Permitting Regulations for allowing effluent to flow into a watercourse. That resulted in high levels of ammonia in the water, according to the Environment Agency. Lincoln Magistrates’ […]

£6m tidal gauge to improve UK flood forecasting

A new tidal gauge worth £6 million has been installed in Lincolnshire to help improve flood forecasting. The Environment Agency said it will use the offshore technology to measure tides, predict flooding and assess the impact of climate change more accurately. It has meteorological equipment that will measure wind speed and direction as well as pressure and temperature. […]

Sutton Bridge Power Station to be upgraded

Sutton Bridge Power Station it going to have a major upgrade in 2016. The changes involve significant modifications to its gas turbines, auxiliary plant and control systems. Sutton Bridge Power Station is an 819MW capacity gas-fired Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP). It is located adjacent to the River Nene, approximately 3km from Sutton Bridge in […]