Up to a third of the UK’s energy supply will be provided by offshore wind farms in just over ten years, according to the government. Continue Reading
Fresh criticism has be brought to the table by MPs regarding the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant and the projected subsidy costs based on the promised price for the energy it will eventually generate.
One of EDF’s directors who had previously voiced opposition to the company’s Hinkley Point nuclear project has resigned ahead of a board meeting during which the future of the project is expected to be decided.
A union group representing senior managers at EDF has called for a final investment decision on the Hinkely Point project to be further delayed, as former energy committee chair Tim Yeo urges to government to prepare a plan B.
Ségolène Royal, the French energy minister, has revealed that she has opened discussion with Elon Musk over the conversion of one of the country’s nuclear reactor sites into a factory for the latter’s company, Tesla.