Energy infrastructure News for January 2016

Energy infrastructure News Archive

Closure of UK coal and nuclear plants to create electricity supply gap of up to 55% by 2025 according to report

The UK Government’s policy to close all coal-fired power stations by 2025, combined with the retirement of the majority of the UK’s ageing nuclear fleet and growing electricity demand will leave the UK facing a 40-55% electricity supply gap, according to a new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Robust demand from Asia Pacific fuelling the global smart meter market

Smart meters are gaining traction in the emerging nations of Asia Pacific, whereas deployment is slowing down in North America, according to a new market study by Future Market Insights.