Alfa Energy Group

February 10, 2016

Energy Efficiency Trends Report

A report on energy efficiency trends, published in January, showed that despite an uncertain policy landscape in the UK, of…
February 9, 2016

Floating Wind Projects Underway in Scotland

Hexicon AB has formally announced the Dounreay Trì floating wind project, to be located off the coast of Dounreay in…
February 3, 2016

Intensive Energy Users Call for an End to Carbon Price Floor

The Energy Intensive Users Group (EIUG) has called for the Carbon Price Floor to be scrapped or frozen beyond 2020…
January 27, 2016

EDF Expected to Announce Hinkley Point Decision This Week

EDF is expected to make a decision on its investment in the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear plant this week,…
January 20, 2016

New Emissions Reduction Plan to be Published in 2016

Under the 2008 Climate Change Act, the Government is required to set advance carbon budgets for five year periods, leading…
January 18, 2016

Capacity Market Transitional Auction to be Held in January

The Capacity Market is a mechanism introduced as part of the Government’s Energy Markets Reform (EMR). (more…)
January 12, 2016

Energy Storage On the Rise in the UK

AES has this month announced the completion of its Energy Storage Array in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. (more…)
December 22, 2015

Final Report Supports Shale Exploratory Drilling

The Task Force on Shale Gas recommends that exploratory drilling should go ahead in the UK, as long as it…
December 15, 2015

Historic Agreement Reached in Paris

A legally binding agreement was reached between 195 countries in Paris on 12 December to keep global warming “well below…