Legislative changes on the way to deal with Viking Energy decision as Scottish Government confirm intention to operate business as usual

  Liberal Democrat peers have proposed changes to the law that would allow parties that are not ‘licence holders’ to apply for consent for a generating station under section 36 of the Electricity Act http://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2013/October/legislative-changes-on-the-way-to-deal-with-viking-energy-decision-as-scottish-government-confirm-intention-to-operate-business-as-usual/?

Nuclear rebirth?/Scientific Alliance

At last, after months of negotiation, the UK government has given the go-ahead in principle to EDF (with financial backing from others, including two Chinese companies) to build a 1600MW nuclear plant on the existing Hinkley Point site in Somerset. The key factor was for the two sides to agree Read more…