Horizon failure puts pressure on UK energy outlook

Last week’s wobble over nuclear has led some in the energy industry to question the Government’s competency in securing future generation. The recent pull-out by RWE npower and E.ON from the Horizon nuclear programme has shocked everyone. Nuclear generation seemed to be one of the safest bets under the Coalition, but instead is it possible […]

Wind power to save Irish energy users £31m this year

A new report claims that wind power will deliver £217m of savings to Irish energy consumers by 2020. The study, commissioned by the Irish Wind Energy Association and carried out by consultants Redpoint Energy, found that an 11.5% reduction in wholesale electricity prices will be achieved through delivering 45% of the overall generation mix from […]