Energy news updates
A coal-fired power plant earmarked for closure next month has secured a temporary reprieve due to the commitment and professionalism of its staff, their union Prospect has said.
A century of coal-fired electricity generation in Scotland will come to an end today (Thursday) when a staff member turns off the last 600 megawatt unit at Longannet power station in Fife at 12 noon.
The solutions set out in today’s Competition and Markets Authority “provisional decision on remedies” report on the energy market fail to address the wider energy challenges facing the UK, says Prospect.
Following constructive negotiating, Prospect members have overwhelmingly voted to accept the Western Power Distribution pay offer for 2016 and 2017. This is in response to Prospect's recommendation to accept the offer.
The government’s decision to withdraw funding for carbon capture and storage and renewables sent a chill wind through the industry, energy union Prospect said today.