The Week in Energy 17/10/2018

Fracking due to go ahead in Lancashire after High Court appeal fails

Cuadrilla is expected to begin drilling for the first time in seven years after a High Court bid to block operations failed.

Protesters block Cuadrilla as fracking re-starts at Lancashire drill site

Fracking operations have begun in Lancashire, despite a blockade by protesters at the entrance of a shale gas drilling site.

Green Light for £220m Waste to Energy Plant in Immingham, UK

North Beck Energy Ltd has secured planning approval for a £220 million waste to energy facility which will generate nearly 50 MW of electrical energy in Immingham, UK.

Tens of thousands of households going without energy because they can’t afford to pay bills

Worrying new findings from the energy regulator reveal that around 70,000 electricity consumers and 80,000 gas users disconnected from their meters for more than three hours over the past year.

UK’s first wind turbine recycling centre opens in Scotland

The UK’s first wind turbine repair and recycling centre has opened in Scotland.

UK no-deal Brexit paper warns of complications for power imports

Britain has warned operators of electrical power links with Europe that they will need to set up alternative trading arrangements if the country leaves the European Union next year with no exit deal.


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