The government is being accused of failing to respond early enough to warnings about a crisis in the steel industry, where thousands of jobs have been lost in recent months.
Source: Government accused of failing to protect UK steel industry – BBC News
National Grid is asking the UK power industry to provide more electricity, but says there is no risk of electricity supplies being disrupted.
Source: National Grid seeks back-up supplies – BBC News
China’s president is expected to put the seal later on its contribution to what will be the first UK nuclear power plant to be built in a generation.
Source: Xi Jinping to seal Hinkley Point nuclear power deal in UK – BBC News
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Critics point to progress at other EDF projects, and doubt the Somerset scheme can be built on time and on budget
Source: Nuclear Power: Burke on Hinkley Point, EDF and China – BBC News
..individual towns and cities have taken over their local electricity grids.
Source: Labour conference: Nandy backs community-owned energy plants – BBC News
Royal Dutch Shell abandons Arctic exploration off the coast of Alaska after “disappointing” results from a key oil well.
Source: Shell stops Arctic activity after ‘disappointing’ tests – BBC News