Author Archive for New Power

New Power Report: September issue

INTERVIEW: Tom Rotheray, ADE
Onshore wind: policy vacuum means wind farms may seek to extend their life. What are the implications?
War breaks out on embedded benefits

INTERVIEW: Sharon Darcy, Sustainability First
Resilience – thinking more widely

DCC delays
Network competition moves ahead
Brexit does not mean you can downplay Remit

The New Power members’ website also gives you access to back issues, a searchable archive and our 2000-entry database of power projects in the pipeline and in operation.

CHP plant signs EPC contract

A 12MWe (42MWt) CHP plant near Newark will allow animal rendering company J G Pears to replace 90% of the fossil fuels used in its process with meat and bone meal (MBM). Planning permission for the project was first sought…

Energy storage: legal and regulatory barriers to overcome

Storage is increasingly seen as the answer to making the energy system more efficient and cost-effective. But legal and regulatory barriers are making it hard to make use of developing storage technologies at least cost. Louise Dalton, senior associate in the energy team at international law firm CMS, details the hurdles that have to be overcome before storage can step up