Huge Bylong coal mine blocked due to long-term environmental impacts

Huge Bylong coal mine blocked due to long-term environmental impacts

The NSW Independent Planning Commission has refused development approval for the Bylong Coal mine, citing the long term impacts the mine would have had on the state’s environmental, heritage and agricultural values, in another key ruling that further dents the viability of new coal projects.

Orsted sells off £2.5bn distribution arm for ‘significant’ further offshore wind expansion

Orsted sells off £2.5bn distribution arm for ‘significant’ further offshore wind expansion

750 employees working for Radius and the Danish residential customer and City Light businesses will transfer to Seas-Nve. The agreement follows the decision made in June 2018 by Orsted’s board and executive management that Orsted is “not the best long term-owner of these businesses”.

Total’s ‘strong position’ in Aberdeen spurring offshore wind plans

Total’s ‘strong position’ in Aberdeen spurring offshore wind plans

French oil and gas giant Total has said its “strong industrial position” in Aberdeen has spurred its decision to move into the Scottish offshore wind market in the North Sea. The company’s boss, Patrick Pouyanne, revealed earlier this month that Total “intends to participate” in the upcoming ScotWind leasing round.