Shelved Severn Barrage back on the cards?

David Cameron has asked officials to look at the possibility of reviving plans for a hydropower project across the estuary of the Severn, Britain’s longest river. Number 10 is said to be considering the Severn Barrage project again, which was originally shelved in 2010 after potential costs of £20-30million on top of environmental concerns forced […]

Horizon reaction: Wales needs to refocus

The news today that the Horizon nuclear project has been dropped by its owners RWE npower and E.ON has kicked up a storm in Wales where one of the planned plants was due to be built. Wylfa, near Anglesey, had agreed a 3600MW Connection Agreement with the National Grid. Plaid Cymru, the National Party of […]