A Chinese businessman has spent $5million on some unusual real estate after acquiring a petrol station.
Shell is said to be planning to open its first fuel stations in Latvia this month with a total of ten to be completed by the end of the year, according to reports.
Officials from energy giant EDF are being called back to Parliament to explain to MPs a further delay in the Hinkley Point nuclear power station.
The last lump of coal is to be burned at Longannet, bringing an end to more than a century of coal-fired power in Scotland.
Torness nuclear power station will have its life extended by seven years, operator EDF Energy has announced. The facility, near Dunbar in East Lothian, had been due to close by 2023 but will now be operational until 2030. The power station started operating in 1988 and now employs 550 full-time staff plus around 180 contractors.
A service station in Nigeria is getting its power – from solar panels. The Onigbagbo solar-powered site in Lagos, Nigeria is the first of its kind In West Africa. Total said the construction of the service station was part of an effort to provide alternative energy solutions.
A taskforce set up after it was revealed the coal-fired Longannet power station was set to close has met for a second time in a bid to help those who face job losses. It is expected Scottish Power will know by the end of October how many Longannet employees wish to take redundancy, seek redployment within the company or find new employment. The Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said detailed work had been taking place by Scottish Power, local councils and the Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise to help with an economic recovery plan.