Energy, Fuel & Utilities

Need to Be Bold But Balanced to Reach Carbon Target


There is no single challenge facing the construction industry – and arguably the world – that is bigger than reducing carbon emissions.

Flood Defences Officially Opened


A new flood alleviation scheme in Mytholmroyd, which will provide greater protection to homes, businesses and infrastructure been opened.

Housing Crisis Needs to be Solved without Risking Climate Damage


The former Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir David King, has said that the UK needs to solve its housing crisis without putting climate at risk

Solar powered Army


The British Army has opened its first photovoltaic Solar Farm at The Defence School of Transport (DST).

Balfour Beatty awarded overhead line contract


Balfour Beatty has been awarded an £85M contract to deliver the second phase of overhead line works

Offshore wind powers into North-East


An offshore wind boom has blown into the North East.

How Construction Can Stem Water Pollution


Filip Stefanovic from Ecocoast in this feature, he writes about how the construction industry can stem water pollution a the source.

VolkerFitzpatrick Wins Contract for Blade Factories


Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced that it has awarded VolkerFitzpatrick an £82 million design and build contract.

Renewable Energy Support Scheme Backed


Details of how the UK will obtain more electricity from renewable energy sources are set to be published by the Government