The wait is over. After months of delay and disagreement between political parties and government departments, the UK's Energy Bill has been published.
Avoiding unexpected plant shutdowns was given high priority during planning for a new EDF Energy combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant at West Burton in the UK.
Unless policies change, the coming years will bring heavy CO2 emissions
Industries such as manufacturing, engineering, automotive and consumer goods have long been large emitters of pollutants and intensive users of energy.
Hurricane Sandy and the documented explosion in a New York substation have reminded us all of the dangers associated with failures of the distribution network.
Amid soaring energy demand and rising concern over limited natural resources, interest in energy efficiency is also growing across a whole host of industry sectors – from manufacturing to construction – with public awareness combining with economic and environmental considerations to drive the trend.
After an awful lot of talk and almost as much delay, the UK government has finally published its Energy Bill.
The UK government has left the way open for 37 GW of new gas-fired power stations after it published its Gas Generation Strategy.
A foundation stone for the 1075 MW Kozienice 11 coal power plant was laid on 21 November.