Shelved Severn Barrage back on the cards?

David Cameron has asked officials to look at the possibility of reviving plans for a hydropower project across the estuary of the Severn, Britain’s longest river. Number 10 is said to be considering the Severn Barrage project again, which was originally shelved in 2010 after potential costs of £20-30million on top of environmental concerns forced […]

Wind “will be cheapest form of energy”

The chief of a British onshore wind developer is predicting wind energy will be cheaper than gas – and eventually be the cheapest form of electricity overall. Ian Mays, Chief Executive Officer of RES Group believes the rising demand for gas around the world will push its prices up favourably compared with wind. While onshore […]