REA Reaction to EU Referendum Leave Vote.

REA Reaction to EU Referendum Leave Vote.

Dr Nina Skorupska CBE said: “This result raises serious questions for investor certainty, energy security and much needed investment in the UK energy infrastructure. “Energy policy must be a priority for the Government now, with industry needing reassurance and ministerial clarity on priorities. The first in this list must be confirmation of the 5th carbon […]

Covanta and Veolia join forces for the development of the Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility.

Covanta and Veolia join forces for the development of the Rookery South Energy Recovery Facility.

Covanta and Veolia are joining forces, under a Project Development Agreement, to develop the Energy Recovery Facility at Rookery South Pit near Stewartby, Bedfordshire, which will create sufficient low carbon energy to power up to 65,000 homes. When completed, the facility is expected to generate over 50MWe of electricity and will create around three hundred jobs during construction, […]

European Union smart meter initiative to cut emissions 9%.

European Union smart meter initiative to cut emissions 9%.

The European Union’s initiative to replace at least 80% of electricity meters with smart metering systems across the Union could cut emissions by up to 9%. According to a new report by research and consulting firm GlobalData, the European Union’s Security of Electricity Supply Directive (2005/89/EC), includes a requirement that encourages “the adoption of real-time demand […]

Power demand forecast cut to adjust for energy efficiency

Power demand forecast cut to adjust for energy efficiency

The Union power ministry estimates India’s electricity demand in the 2017-22 period to be 20% less than what was originally estimated, thanks to new energy efficiency targets and power-saving devices. A 2011 survey had estimated India’s power demand to grow from 140-150 gigawatt (GW) to 298 GW by 2022, while the new estimate sees demand […]