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End of an era for UK Renewables Obligation scheme

The Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme – one of the UK Government’s main support mechanisms for large-scale renewable electricity...

Business opens in England for non-household retail water market

On 1 April 2017, most businesses and organisations in England gained the ability to choose which company would supply their retail water services...

Companies can buy good equipment and services, but not necessarily good security

The need to protect against cyber attacks has never been more important to the water sector. Now water engineers can gain the latest information...

Sewer jet set created by Yorkshire Water to tackle pollution

Yorkshire Water has invested £1.1 million to expand its waste water services...

Breakthrough in developing piezoelectric energy harvester

A researcher from Swansea University is close to developing a device that could harvest...

UK triggers Article 50 countdown to Brexit: industry comment

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has written to European Council President Donald Tusk to notify him of the UK’s intention to leave the EU....

Moorside nuclear reactor builder Westinghouse goes bust

Westinghouse, the US nuclear unit of Japanese nuclear company Toshiba, has filed for US bankruptcy protection after struggling with hefty losses....

UK Oil and Gas Authority award 25 offshore licences for ‘frontier’ areas with help of seismic data

The UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has offered 25 licences for 111 blocks to 17 companies to enable more exploration and production in...

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