Innovate UK funding aims for lower-loss cables

Eland Cables, Enertechnos, Brunel University and The Welding Institute have combined in a project to reduce cable losses. The project is supported by a £1 million Innovate UK grant. The new ‘long linear capacitor’ cable technology is dubbed the Capacitive Transfer System…

Carillion files for liquidation

Infrastructure and services giant Carillion has gone into liquidation after weekend talks with its lenders failed to answer funding questions. Carillion works across the energy sector. In facilities management, its energy services arm provides funding for energy efficiency programmes as well…

New CCGT planned for Ferrybridge

SSE has announced plans for a new CCGT at the Ferrybridge site in Yorkshire. The new plant will be known as Ferrybridge ‘D’  and will have a generating capacity of up to 2,000MW. SSE owned and operated the coal-fired Ferrybridge ‘C’ power…