Category: Utilities

National Grid taps shareholders to help fund £60bn low-carbon energy switch

Infrastructure firm raises £6.8bn to connect homes to renewable energy sources across US and UKNational Grid has tapped shareholders for nearly £7bn to fund a £60bn spending spree to upgrade its networks to cope with the switch to low-carbon energy on …

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Subsea project to bring renewable power from Scotland to England awarded £1.8bn

Eastern Green Link 1 has been designed to carry enough clean electricity to power 2m UK householdsOne of Britain’s biggest power grid projects has awarded contracts worth £1.8bn for a 190km subsea electricity superhighway to bring renewable power from …

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Labour vows to ‘rewire Britain’ as pylon plans spark row in Tory party

Opposition vows to tackle rural connection delays to the grid while Conservatives call for offshore network to preserve landscapesLabour is promising to “rewire Britain”, making its case to the UK’s rural communities that it will connect farmers and bu…

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Labour vows to ‘rewire Britain’ as pylon plans spark row in Tory party

Opposition vows to tackle rural connection delays to the grid while Conservatives call for offshore network to preserve landscapesLabour is promising to “rewire Britain”, making its case to the UK’s rural communities that it will connect farmers and bu…

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Scottish windfarm built in 1995 to be ‘repowered’ with new turbines

ScottishPower expects Hagshaw Hill to produce five times as much energy with half the turbines by early 2025Hornsea Four offshore windfarm given green light after five-month delayOne of Britain’s oldest onshore windfarms will soon be “repowered” so it …

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