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    1. April 22, 2016

      EDF faces state aid hurdle over Hinkley Point project

      Any French government financial support to EDF to enable the company to build the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station...

    2. April 20, 2016

      UK energy challenger Utilita warns of price-cap profit wipeout

      One of Britain’s fastest growing energy suppliers has warned that its profits would be all but wiped out by regulators’...

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    1. April 11, 2016

      Trade body raises doubts over Port Talbot rescue plan

      Sanjeev Gupta’s plan to rescue the Port Talbot steelworks in south Wales by ripping out and replacing its blast...

    2. April 5, 2016

      Teesside investor drops £300m renewables project

      A £300m “energy from waste” project in Teesside that was intended as the biggest of its kind in the world, has been...

    3. April 4, 2016

      Breakthrough for Scottish tidal power generation

      A new investment in Scotland is being hailed as a breakthrough in the attempt to attract funds into Britain’s nascent...

    4. April 3, 2016

      Steel crisis turns up heat on energy subsidies

      Germany has handed over 40 times more in energy subsidies to heavy industry since 2013 than the UK, highlighting one...

    5. March 31, 2016

      Coal-fired power station wins reprieve with new government subsidies

      One of Britain’s biggest coal-fired power stations has been given a last-minute reprieve thanks to a new service...

    6. March 30, 2016

      EDF union board rep to vote against Hinkley Point project

      A union-backed board member at French energy company EDF has said he will vote against its plan to build a nuclear...

    7. March 30, 2016

      Engineers are telling the truth about Hinkley Point

      When did a major investment decision last go ahead successfully against the explicit advice of a company’s engineers?...

    8. March 30, 2016

      Energy companies warned against building new power stations

      Energy companies can keep building new coal and gas power stations for only one more year if the world is to avoid...

    9. March 29, 2016

      Doubts grow over zero-carbon energy target

      According to existing plans, 2025 is set to be a pivotal moment in the history of British energy. By the end of that...

    10. March 29, 2016

      Dissenting EDF engineers urge delay to Hinkley nuclear project

      Senior engineers at French utility EDF have called for at least a two year delay at the controversial Hinkley Point...

    11. March 27, 2016

      Tata warned on damage to reputation over steel plant decision

      The British government has warned Tata Steel that it faces damage to its international reputation if it decides to...

    12. March 24, 2016

      Coal-fired Longannet power station generates last electricity

      Scotland’s huge Longannet power station is to produce its last electricity on Thursday, ending coal-fired generation...

    13. March 24, 2016

      Brexit likely to be ‘electric shock’, says Amber Rudd

      Britain faces an “electric shock” costing consumers at least £500m a year if it leaves the EU, the energy secretary...

    14. March 23, 2016

      EDF chief executive predicts green light for Hinkley Point

      The chief executive of EDF Energy has predicted that Hinkley Point will shortly get the go-ahead, even as he admitted...

    15. March 21, 2016

      UK could save £1bn by paying people to change electricity use

      The UK could save about £1bn and thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions by paying people to use electricity at...

    16. March 20, 2016

      EDF’s nuclear troubles rooted in caution

      If there is a single person responsible for the troubled efforts to build the UK’s first new nuclear power station in a...

    17. March 18, 2016

      GCHQ intervenes to secure smart meters against hackers

      GCHQ, Britain’s electronic intelligence agency, has intervened to secure a new £11bn nationwide system of smart energy...

    18. March 17, 2016

      French government open to recapitalising EDF

      The French government on Thursday indicated it could inject fresh capital into EDF in a move that should bolster the...

    19. March 11, 2016

      EDF seeks financial support from French state for Hinkley Point C

      EDF will not go ahead with the contentious £18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear project in the UK unless it wins further...

    20. March 10, 2016

      Time for the UK to end attachment to Hinkley Point nuclear plant

      When George Osborne, touring China in September, announced the UK’s commitment to a new power station at Hinkley Point,...

    21. March 10, 2016

      UK energy: spam, what spam?

      Roger Witcomb, chair of the Competition and Markets Authority, wants to be clear. He does not intend UK households to...

    22. March 10, 2016

      UK watchdog divided over energy market reforms

      One of the experts behind the competition watchdog’s long-running investigation into the UK energy market has refused...

    23. March 9, 2016

      Should investors be worried that EDF’s finance director has resigned?

      How worried should investors be that EDF’s finance director has resigned? Thomas Piquemal has stepped down because he...

    24. March 7, 2016

      EDF tensions over Hinkley Point C are laid bare

      Tensions inside EDF over its plans to build a flagship nuclear power station in the UK were laid bare on Monday, after...

    25. March 7, 2016

      A blow to Britain’s plan for nuclear renaissance

      In the decade since Britain first outlined plans for a new generation of nuclear power stations, the obstacles to...

    26. March 7, 2016

      Hinkley Point: A long troubled history

      Back in 2007, Vincent de Rivaz, the chief executive of EDF’s UK business, predicted that Brits would be cooking their...

    27. March 4, 2016

      UK energy policy: getting the hump

      When designer Alec Issigonis called a camel “a horse planned by committee”, it was a condemnation of bureaucratic...

    28. March 3, 2016

      MPs raise alarm on green energy subsidy cuts

      A series of short-sighted and contradictory policy shifts has put billions of pounds of investment in the UK’s energy...

    29. March 2, 2016

      Energy suppliers forced to open customer databases to rivals

      Energy suppliers will be forced to open up their customer databases so that rivals can write to offer better deals,...

    30. March 2, 2016

      Labour calls for a ‘Plan B’ on Hinkley Point nuclear plant

      Labour has called on the government to come up with a “Plan B” in case Hinkley Point is never built, ahead of talks...

    31. Nick Butler

      March 1, 2016

      Looking beyond Hinkley

      The news that there is to be a further delay to the long-promised Hinkley Point nuclear power station in Somerset...

    32. March 1, 2016

      UK announces more subsidies for electricity suppliers

      Ministers will offer more subsidies to electricity suppliers for back-up power, and increase penalties on those who...

    33. February 28, 2016

      ScottishPower’s £400m plan to expand ‘hollow mountain’ plant

      The six-year battle to carve a power station into the granite mountain of Ben Cruachan in the Scottish Highlands...

    34. February 18, 2016

      Britain’s nuclear strategy exposed at Hinkley Point

      Ten years ago, when the British government first considered launching a new nuclear programme, Areva, the French...

    35. February 16, 2016

      UK nuclear expertise wasted by delays and developer choices

      Equipment worth millions of pounds is going unused as a result of delays to the UK’s nuclear reactor programme and...

    36. February 16, 2016

      EDF cuts dividend and extends life of UK nuclear plants

      Electricité de France cut its dividend and reported a 68 per cent fall in net income on Tuesday but insisted its...

    37. February 14, 2016

      EDF shortfall adds to nuclear plant delay

      EDF has still not secured funding for a £18bn nuclear plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset, further delaying one of the...

    38. February 12, 2016

      New customers get better energy deal

      Energy companies have sharply cut prices for new customers, while offering much smaller reductions to existing ones,...

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