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Wärtsilä and SSE plan advanced energy storage for Shetland Islands

The 8MW / 6MWh advanced energy storage system will provide grid balancing and essential back-up capabilities

ABB wins milestone offshore wind HVDC deal

ABB is to supply its high-voltage direct current light converter systems to connect the three Dogger Bank offshore wind farms in the North Sea to the UK transmission network. In the first ever use...

Seagreen selects MHI Vestas to supply Scotland wind turbines

MHI Vestas has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Seagreen Wind Energy Limited to supply and service up to 114 wind turbines for Scotland's newest and largest offshore wind farm. SSE Renewables is building...

Competition authority clears SSE and npower merger

Britain's Competition and Markets Authority has given the green light for a proposed merger between two of the UK's 'Big Six' energy utilities to go ahead. The CMA ruled that the alliance between SSE Retail...

UK’s Ferrybridge coal plant closes after 50 years

One of the UK's landmark coal-fired power plants will close today after half a century of service.

CMA report concerned over cost of low carbon energy

The initial findings of a long-awaited report by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into the British energy market have been published today.

Moody’s warns of falling oil price impact on utilities

Analysts at Moody's Investors Services have today warned of the negative impact of the falling oil price on energy companies.

New electricity trading rules for UK’s Big Six utilities

UK energy regulator Ofgem has today unveiled new rules for the way Britain's â€ËœBig Six' utilities must trade electricity.

Radar deal will ‘unlock 2 GW of new UK wind energy’

Wind power developers Vattenfall and SSE have signed a "pioneering" radar deal with air traffic control company NATS which they claim "could unlock up to 2.2 GW of potential new wind energy across the UK".

Climate Committee and over 100 companies pressure UK on carbon budget

The UK's Committee on Climate Change has today told the British government that it should not dilute its carbon budget.