• Home supply and services

    Match abandoned: SSE and npower exemplify tough playing conditions in supply

    SSE has announced that the merger of its GB retail supply business with npower has been called off. It was clear that the deal was in trouble back in early November when SSE told the stock market that the terms of the merger were being re-negotiated. This was always a...

  • Low carbon generation

    Into the great wide open: evaluating Irish offshore wind

    Renewables growth in Ireland has been a story with one key protagonist – onshore wind. Its offshore cousin has not progressed beyond a single operational project – the 25MW Arklow Bank installation. This development lacuna has occurred despite the significant resource available offshore in Irish waters. The Strategic Environmental Assessment...