Scottish Power Ltd., a unit of Iberdrola SA, is planning a 60 million-pound ($94 million) connection program that will link less wind power to the national grid than initially planned.
Egdon Resources Plc, a U.K. shale explorer, has agreed to evaluate the potential of energy resources in Scottish Power Ltd.’s licenses in northern England.
Scottish Power Ltd. may double the size of a hydro plant that stores energy by pumping water up to a mountain reservoir when supply of power exceeds demand as it boosts reliance on volatile renewable generation.
The U.K. approved Scottish Power Ltd.’s 1,000-megawatt Damhead Creek 2 natural gas-fired power station in southeast England.
Iberdrola SA’s Scottish Power may build a gas-fired power plant near Bristol, southwest England.
Scottish Power Ltd. dropped plans to build a wind farm off the country’s shores because of technical challenges, the second such proposal to be axed since November.
Iberdola SA’s U.K. unit Scottish Power has hired Tony West as head of trading, Paul Ferguson, company spokesman said by telehone today. West will start work in November, he said.