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An estimated 90 percent of Britain’s oil and gas is in Scottish territory

Published on November 22, 2012 By admin

Scotland’s bid for independence bets on meeting ambitious renewable energy goals as much as on the dwindling riches of North Sea oil and gas. Source – Reuters An estimated 90 percent of Britain’s oil and gas is in Scottish territory, but output is dwindling fast and with it any prospect that it alone could make [...]

Hitachi boosts UK Nuclear Expansion

Published on October 30, 2012 By admin

The UK’s nuclear expansion plans have been boosted after Japan’s Hitachi signed a £700m deal to start building a new generation of power plants. Source: BBC News Hitachi is to buy Horizon Nuclear Power, which intends to build reactors on existing sites at Wylfa, Anglesey, and Oldbury, in Gloucestershire. Hitachi is buying Horizon from Germany’s [...]