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Energy news updates

Intergen Pay 2016/2017: Ballot Result

04 February 2016

The ballot for Prospect members on the pay offer for 2016/2017 closed yesterday.

Prospect calls for an energy policy rethink as SSE seeks to close Fiddler’s Ferry

03 February 2016

Closing Fiddler’s Ferry coal-fired power station in Cheshire will mean more employment misery for the North-West region and a further squeeze on UK capacity, Prospect, the energy union warned today.

Prospect renews call for urgent action following stark energy gap warning

26 January 2016

Prospect, the union for energy specialists, has called for an urgent strategy to ‘keep the lights on’ after a report from the Institute of Mechanical Engineers predicted that electricity demand would outstrip supply by more than 40% within a decade.

Union warns of electricity shortages in Scotland

26 January 2016

Prospect, the union representing engineers and technical staff in Scotland's electricity industry, has welcomed the Institute of Mechanical Engineers' report which highlights the problems facing the UK in generating enough electricity to meet its demands

National Grid - Gas Distribution Business Sale and Expenses Policy

26 January 2016

Gas Distribution Business Sale

The trade unions have been pressing the Company for an urgent meeting following the announcement on 10 November of their intention to sell a majority stake in the gas distribution business.

This was discussed in brief at a meeting with John Pettigrew at the end of November and he agreed that early and meaningful consultation would be key to ensuring a smooth transition to business separation.


Earlier stories:

Intergen Pay Offer 2016/2017 - Ballot

Kellingley: death of an industry

Babcock tutors take action over pay

Recognition agreement for Veolia energy-from-waste sites

Split the atom – not our pay, say RSRL members

Strong support for Harwell pay strike

Nuclear specialists to strike over pay

Skills vital to keeping the lights on

HPC deal a step towards a low-carbon future

Drax exit a blow

Hinkley guarantee welcome

Mr Frostbite

Energy road map needed

Eggborough’s closure widens the capacity gap

Prospect welcomes Longannet task force

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