EDF opens new wind farm and gas plant

EDF Energy opened a new offshore wind farm and a gas power station yesterday. The double christening is a sign of times to come, with gas power expected to eventually make up a large chunk of baseload power to back up wind energy in the UK. Energy Minister Michael Fallon joined EDF Group Chairman and […]

Repairs at Teeside gas plant edge up gas prices

Earlier than planned repair work at the gas processing plant in Teeside helped edge up near-term gas prices today according to the daily market report from npower. The Teeside site on the northeast coast receives gas from the North Sea and it can process up to 6% of UK demand for gas. Sarah Marshall, Client […]

SITA wins £1.6bn contract for Merseyside waste-to-energy plant

Waste processing giant SITA has won a £1.6billion, 30-year contract to build and operate a Merseyside waste to energy plant. As well as building the energy-from-waste plant in Teeside, the firm will convert a rail transfer depot to handle the waste in Knowsley in Merseyside. The Teeside plant will use 450,000 tonnes of waste per […]