Green light for gas storage project in Lancashire

The UK Government has given the green light to build gas storage facility¬†in Lancashire. The Preesall Underground Gas Storage Facility will extract gas from local underground salt caverns. It is expected to create around 300 jobs during construction and 40 permanent positions once operational. The project, which will be¬†located on the east side of the […]

Thailand boosts solar capacity to 3GW by 2021

Thailand has announced plans to increase its solar generating capacity by 50% more than its previous target, reports claim. The Government has approved new subsidy rates for rooftop and village-based solar projects, with the aim of adding 3GW of capacity by 2021. The Ministry of Energy said it will work with a state-run credit provider, […]

Nepal struggles to cope with electricity demand

Nepal continues to struggle with its electricity demand with hours of load shedding across the country. Load shedding is when utilities switch off power supplies as they fail to provide the required demand. Reports claim the Government is expected to add around 70MW of electricity to its national grid but it is said this will […]