A key UK power cable knocked out by a fire will stay partly offline until March, the National Grid Plc said, deepening the energy crisis threatening Britain as it heads into winter.
It’s hoped a new project will accelerate the decarbonisation of Shetland and help to secure the island’s energy supply.
The chief executive of energy challenger Bulb said that growth is front and centre as he tries to reach 100 million households around the world by the end of the decade.
Energy regulator Ofgem is to increase the level of the safeguard tariff which protects five million households from being overcharged.
Britain is so cold it’s keeping more of the natural gas it produces and imports for itself.
London's main market rose 57.9 points to 5,666.1 today amid relief that China's growth was in-line with forecasts.
About 800 jobs could be created in Scotland's renewable-energy industry, thanks to £125million of investment to build blades for wind turbines in UK waters, manufacturer Gamesa said yesterday.
BUSINESS leaders met in Aberdeen last night to discuss how the oil and gas industry will develop over the next 30 years.
Aberdeen may have just about sidled past the worst effects of recession thanks to North Sea oil&gas; nonetheless, there is a creeping paralysis gradually strangling the entrepreneurial drive that has come to characterise Europe's Energy Capital of late.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown was under fresh fire last night - over the way he treated the vital North Sea oil and gas industry in his government shake-up.
The offshore sector was given fresh hope last night that a package of tax incentives designed to maintain vital investment will be introduced, despite the collapse in the price of oil.
Throughout the twists and turns of 2008 - and, let's face it, there have been many - the UK oil&gas industry has continually sought to secure a constructive partnership with the Government department responsible for energy.
A record offshore licensing round last night lifted the gloom cast by yesterday's news of soaring unemployment and fears of an even deeper recession.