Industry News

In this section of the website we include articles about sustainable energy and green issues which we thought you might find of interest.

  • 20 August 2015
    Our Power Energy is set to enter the market at the end of this year as an Ofgem licensed supplied of gas and electricity. They intend to provide low cost energy to the tenants and communities of its member organizations.
  • 19 August 2015
    A wind farm in Kennoxhead, South Lanarkshire, has received planning consent. However a Limekiln Wind Farm, in Caithness has been refused. Energy Minister Fergus Ewing made the announcement.
  • 18 August 2015
    The National Grid’s Winter Review and Consultation report found that the margin of spare capacity in generation this winter could be as low as 1.2%. This is in comparison to a margin of 4.1% last winter.
  • 17 August 2015
    The Government has announced that it will not be introducing zero carbon homes in 2016 and zero carbon non-domestic buildings in 2019. This comes as a result of planning measures announced by the Treasury. They confirmed the Government does not intend to p
  • 14 August 2015
    A reform of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme has reached an informal agreement with the Latvian Presidency of the Council. This has been endorsed by Parliament. The reform is intended to reduce the surplus carbon credits available for trading in order. This
  • 13 August 2015
    UK Steel, the largest trade union from the steel sector has issued a warning about the need for reform of the decarbonisation policies. In particular they focus on the EU Emissions Trading System. They have warned that the EU ETS is already stunting the co