Energy regulator Ofgem yesterday announced plans to fine Powergen £700,000 after the company unfairly stopped more than 20,000 domestic customers from switching to new gas or electricity suppliers. The financial penalty follows an investigation by Ofgem covering the period between October 2002
Day: July 27, 2004
The first turbine at Scroby Sands, the offshore wind farm being developed by E.On UK, has started to generate electricity. The turbine began turning on 19 July and will undergo a 10-day test period. Once all 30 turbines have completed a test
The latest on the proposed umbrella engineering institution is that the IIE and IEE are now discussing a two-way merger – and are open to proposals from other bodies wishing to join them either at the outset or at a later date.
Mike Taylor has been elected president of the HVCA for 2004/2005. Mike’s huge experience spans almost 50 years of industry – beginning his career as an apprentice with national contractor Matthew Hall in 1957. After almost 30 years with the company he