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Last week, UKLPG highlighted to the BEIS Select Committee that an unintended consequence of the methodology behind Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) is moving some homeowners away from low carbon fuels and onto higher carbon energy sources.
Bringing water into public ownership on a mutual model would ensure a well-resourced and accountable industry – and save the taxpayer money, writes Gareth Thomas
The lights are going out on a coherent UK energy policy, Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union, said today, as Hitachi suspends work on the Wylfa nuclear power station.
Nuclear Industry Association reaction to Hitachi’s decision to suspend work on Wylfa Newydd project:
SSEN’s Director of Transmission writes following the completion of Caithness-Moray transmission link, the largest single investment ever undertaken by the SSE Group and represents the most significant investment in the north of Scotland electricity transmission system since the 1950s.
Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union, has joined the chorus of concern over the future of the Wylfa nuclear power station.
The latest round of public consultation for a proposed new nuclear power station in Suffolk starts today.
Transformation Director Angela Seeney writes that in 2018 "the Sellafield nuclear site has had one of the most significant years of change in its 60 year history".
The site’s Thorp plant has completed its 24-year mission to reprocess spent nuclear fuel from around the world.
Climate change is an immediate and present problem – not a long-term one that can be kicked down the road until we have time to deal with it, writes Darren Jones
Tom Greatrex, chief executive of the NIA, said:
The withdrawal of Toshiba from the Moorside nuclear power station project is ‘a cruel blow’ to the north west economy on which thousands of future jobs are depending, Unite the union said today.
Following the recently published Public Accounts Committee report into risk reduction at Sellafield, Jamie Reed reflects on the past twelve months of progress at the West Cumbrian site - one of the biggest environmental remediation challenges in Europe.
Labour has a clear plan to reach 'Net Zero' emissions by 2050, and we’re determined to lead the way, writes Alex Sobel
Lord Deben is as intrepid and combative an advocate for the environment as anyone concerned about climate change could want. Ahead of Green GB Week, and as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issues a dire new warning on rising temperatures, the chair of the Committee on Climate Change sits down with Geoffrey Lyons to discuss why the UK’s current trajectory is worrying, and how it will be affected by Trump and Brexit
After this week's worrying report from the IPCC, the UK government must step up to the plate and take bold action on global warming, writes Alan Whitehead
World Mental Health Day on 10th October was once again a reminder for Sellafield Ltd employees to think about their mental health.
Sellafield Ltd has announced it will fund 50 new apprenticeships a year for small companies in Cumbria.
The Business and Industry minister Richard Harrington joined a panel of energy experts including the Nuclear Industry Association and Sellafield, to discuss nuclear power and renewables at Conservative party conference.
Highly-paid water company bosses would be sacked under Labour's plans to renationalise the industry, John McDonnell
John McDonnell has pledged that the next election will usher in a "radical" Labour government as he put his party on a war footing in preparation for a snap election.
The energy industry continues to go through a period of rapid transformation, from the huge growth in renewable electricity generation to the new, exciting move to local flexible grids that will unlock the value of maturing technologies such as electric vehicles, micro generation and battery storage.
A chain of northern companies has begun manufacturing containers to store radioactive waste from one of the UK’s most important nuclear decommissioning projects.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has today published its North of Scotland Future Energy Scenarios report which sets out a range of credible future energy scenarios for its north of Scotland transmission network.