Energy news updates
Energy workers’ union Prospect has warned that Drax’s decision to pull out of a £1bn carbon capture project will be a “body blow to low-carbon energy generation for the UK”.
Prospect has welcomed the government’s £2bn support for the construction of Hinkley Point C.
Sixteen years ago Nigel Vardy suffered life-changing injuries on a climbing expedition. Today he still climbs mountains, works in an electricity control room and gives motivational talks under the name Mr Frostbite. Katherine Beirne meets him
News that EDF’s new Hinkley Point C nuclear plant will not be operational by 2023 proves the government needs to set out a clear road map outlining how the lights are going to stay on, energy union Prospect has said.
Britain will face an energy shortage due to the lack of incentives to invest in non-renewable power, Prospect has said.