Energy in the United Kingdom
Energy use in the United Kingdom stood at 37.83 MWh (3,252 kilogrammes of oil equivalent) per capita in 2010 compared to a world average of 21.54 MWh (1,852 kilogrammes of oil equivalent). In 2012, to...
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Electricity sector in the United Kingdom
The electricity sector in the United Kingdom relies mainly on fossil fuelled power and 15-20% in nuclear power. The use of electricity declined 11% in 2009 compared to 2004 and respectively the renewa...
Energy policy of Scotland
Energy policy in Scotland is a matter that has been specifically reserved to the UK parliament under the terms of the Scotland Act 1998 that created the devolved Scottish Parliament. However, since pl...
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Nuclear power in the United Kingdom
Nuclear power plants in United Kingdom (view) Active plants Closed plantsNuclear power generates around one sixth of the United Kingdom's electricity, using 16 operational nuclear reactors a...
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Wind power in the United Kingdom
The UK is one of the best locations for wind power in the world, and is considered to be the best in Europe. Wind power delivers a growing fraction of the energy in the United Kingdom and at the begin...
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Department of Energy and Climate Change
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is a British government department created on 3 October 2008 by Prime Minister Gordon Brown to take over some of the functions related to energy of t...
Energy conservation in the United Kingdom
Various energy conservation measures are taken in the United Kingdom.Much of the emphasis in energy debates tends to focus on the supply side of the issue, and ignore the demand. A number of commentat...
Renewable energy in the United Kingdom
Renewable energy can be divided into generation of renewable electricity and the generation of renewable heat.From the mid-1990s renewable energy began to contribute to the electricity generated in th...
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Offshore Industry Liaison Committee
The Offshore Industry Liaison Committee (OILC) was a trade union set up in the United Kingdom in response to the deaths of 167 workers on the Piper Alpha platform on July 6, 1988. Their deaths would b...
Energy Institute
The Energy Institute, commonly referred to as EI, is the professional body for the energy industry, delivering good practice and professionalism across the depth and breadth of the sector. The EI is t...
Falck Renewables
Falck Renewables, a limited company, is an Italian renewable energy project developer with a UK-based subsidiary under the same name. Its core business is to construct and operate wind farms primarily...
Coal Authority
The Coal Authority is a non-departmental public body of the United Kingdom government.
It was established under the Coal Industry Act 1994 to manage certain functions previously undertaken by the ...
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Committee on Climate Change
The Committee on Climate Change is an independent body which advises the UK and devolved Governments on tackling and preparing for climate change. The Committee provides advice on setting carbon budge...
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Shale gas in the United Kingdom
Shale gas in the United Kingdom has attracted increasing attention since 2007, when onshore shale gas production was proposed. A number of wells have been drilled, but as of December 2014, there has b...
Scottish Nuclear
Scottish Nuclear was formed as a precursor to the privatization of the Electricity Supply Industry in Scotland on 1 April 1990. A purpose-built headquarters was built in 1992 in the new town of East K...