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Wind turbine

Construction work starts on Kilgallioch wind farm

30-Jul-2015 | By Emily Ashwell

Construction of the £300M Kilgallioch windfarm in Scotland has started. When finished in 2017 it will be the UK’s third largest onshore wind farm.

Power Lines Pylons

£400M gas power stations to be built

24-Jul-2015 | By

Construction of two major gas-fired power plants has been approved by the government.

Drone footage showing progress of Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd onshore wind energy project

VIDEO | Fly over one of the UK's largest wind farm construction sites

22-Jul-2015 | By

This dramatic drone footage shows the progress of Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd onshore wind energy project as preparations for the delivery of the wind turbines begin.

Energy and Waste features

Alan Cumming, Viridor

Viridor: Power in waste

New energy-from-waste power stations are keeping millions of tonnes of rubbish out of landfill sites and bringing real benefits to communities. But one of the big operators argues that more needs to be done at a regulatory level to encourage the industry.

Opinion

Modern high rise development

Can new tall buildings keep up with energy regulations?

10-Dec-2014 | By Andrew Bickerdyke

High rise residential buildings are increasingly being designed and built in the UK, and London leads the way, with around 25 residential buildings of 20 storeys or more under construction and around another 80 with planning consent. Many more are in the pipeline.

Wind turbine

Construction work starts on Kilgallioch wind farm

Construction of the £300M Kilgallioch windfarm in Scotland has started. When finished in 2017 it will be the UK’s third largest onshore wind farm.

Power Lines Pylons

£400M gas power stations to be built

Construction of two major gas-fired power plants has been approved by the government.

Drone footage showing progress of Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd onshore wind energy project

VIDEO | Fly over one of the UK's largest wind farm construction sites

This dramatic drone footage shows the progress of Vattenfall’s Pen y Cymoedd onshore wind energy project as preparations for the delivery of the wind turbines begin.

National Grid cable tunnel

Major contracts awarded for UK-Norway power link

More than £1bn of contracts to construct the ambitious electricity link between the UK and Norway have been awarded.

VIDEO | Prank aims to boost use of smart energy meters

This video from independent campaign body Smart Energy GB is intended to increase public interest in smart meters, with a poll showing this week that a third of people had never considered switching supplier.

Windfarm construction

THE GALLERY | Concrete poured for Scottish wind farm

Concrete producer Hope Construction Materials has supplied 12,000m³ of ready-mixed concrete to a Scottish wind farm project.

UK wind farm

Onshore wind farm subsidy cut could jeopardise projects worth £6.4bn

Research has revealed that onshore wind farm projects worth a total of £6.4bn could be put in jeopardy after the government announced an early end to their subsidies.

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Lancashire fracking plan rejected

A bid by Cuadrilla Resources to drill, frack and test at Preston New Road in Lancashire has been refused by the local council.

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