Author Archive for New Power

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…

New gas-fired power station planned for Eggborough

Eggborough Power Limited has announced plans for a 2000MW combined cycle gas-fired power station   on the site of its existing coal-fired power station at Eggborough near Goole in East Yorkshire.   A new underground gas pipeline will be constructed to…

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