16 November 2021
What would it take for Britain to have energy security – to be sure that whatever the (reasonably foreseeable) circumstances industry, services and the people could have the energy they need? Is it essential, whatever the cost?
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7 October 2021
Essar has picked a dispute at Stanlow refinery during a petrol panic, trying to go back on a pay deal and worsen pensions – provoking a furious and united response from the refinery workers, members of the Unite union.
22 September 2021
This government’s refusal to plan for Britain to be self-reliant in energy has produced a crisis of soaring prices, disrupted gas supplies and domestic steel and other essential manufacturing output compromised.
25 November 2020
Government funding for advanced nuclear technologies could help end Britain's reliance on Chinese and French companies for new nuclear power stations.
24 October 2020
Despite Britain's formidable base of scientific and engineering knowledge, development of nuclear power has stalled. Britain needs to change that to secure future energy supplies.
12 October 2020
Britain needs a coherent energy policy. The government doesn’t have one, despite Boris Johnson's promises about wind power.
5 July 2019
With their jobs under threat after contracts they could meet have been sent abroad, workers from the BiFab construction yards in Fife protested at the head office of the energy giant EDF in Edinburgh.
9 April 2019
Despite politicians’ promises, new contracts for wind farms in the seas off Scotland are not going to Scottish yards.
19 January 2019
Hitachi has pulled out of building a new nuclear power station in Anglesey, two months after Toshiba dropped its project in Cumbria. Britain’s nuclear energy policy is now in disarray.