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Scottish Power Renewables has submitted plans to Charnwood Borough Council to build a wind farm with four turbines at Queniborough in Leicestershire.
Marine Current Turbines has raised £3.5m to fund the development of the first SeaGen tidal energy farm in UK waters within two years.
Cumbria County Council is to consider plans from Endecom UK to build a radioactive waste disposal plant at the former Keekle Head opencast mine.
Wood Mackenzie is to relocate its Edinburgh-based energy research consultancy to a 38,200 sq ft office at Exchange Place in summer 2010.
Hunting has sold its Hunting Energy France division to Finergy of France for £11m, in order to focus on upstream energy services.
Subocean Group has secured a £42m private equity investment from LDC to fund the expansion of its Aberdeen-based offshore wind farms construction business, with the creation of 45 jobs.
TEG Group is forming a joint venture with Alkane to develop anaerobic digestion facilities for local authorities across the country.
Siemens Energy is to set up a wind turbine generator research centre at the University of Sheffield's Kroto Innovation Centre, with the creation of about 20 jobs.
KBR is considering proposals to invest about £100m in the creation of a wind turbine production facility at the Nigg fabrication yard in Easter Ross, which could create 2,000 jobs.
Viridor Waste Management has won approval to build a 60,000 tonne energy-from-waste incinerator at the Marsh Barton industrial estate in Exeter.
Lincolnshire County Council is to consider plans from Alternative Use Group for the development of a £46m power plant fuelled by waste wood and sewage sludge in Boston.
Hargreaves Services is planning to create hundreds of new jobs at its new Rocpower renewable energy business, in order to manufacture plant for five new power stations in Yorkshire and Lancashire.
Energybuild is raising £14m in a share issue to expand production at its Aberpergwm coal mine in South Wales.
The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) is to provide £4m of grants to business and community organisations to install biomass heating and combined heat and power plants.
Renewable Energy Systems has won government approval to build an 18MW wind farm with nine turbines at North Tawton in Devon.
Pelamis Wave Power is forming a joint venture with Vattenfall to set up a £60m 200MW wave-power scheme off the west coast of Shetland by 2014.
West Sussex County Council is to consider plans from Langmead Farms to build a £5m power plant fuelled by farm waste in Chichester.
DCC is to acquire Brogans, the Motherwell-based fuel distribution firm with 279 staff at 15 depots, for £42m.
Banks Developments has unveiled plans to build a £15m wind farm and CHP plant at Stillington near Stockton.
Clipper Windpower, the wind turbine manufacturer, is to sell a 49.5% equity stake to United Technologies of the US in a £126m deal.
Sembcorp UK is to proceed with plans to invest £20m in a new steam turbine generator at its Wilton power station on Teesside by 2011, in order to generate a further 52MW of electricity.
Hunting is to acquire Welltonic, the Aberdeen-based provider of oil well intervention services with 45 staff, for an initial £7m.
Wood Group has acquired Shanahan Engineering, the provider of installation and maintenance services to the power sector with 300 staff in Ireland, Japan, Italy, Turkey and the UK, for undisclosed terms.
Moorland Energy has secured a £7m investment from private equity fund Epi-V to fund the development of gas reserves at Wykeham in North Yorkshire.
Nuon Renewables has won government permission to build a 27MW wind farm with 11 turbines at Swinford in Leicestershire by 2012.
South Gloucestershire Council is to consider plans from SITA UK for the development of a 32MW Energy Recovery Centre at Severnside, in order to process up to 400,000 tonnes of waste per year.
Hallin Marine Subsea International, the offshore oil and gas services firm with about 200 staff in Aberdeen, Singapore and the US, is to be acquired by Superior UK in a £103m deal.
The UK Coal Authority has awarded licences to Clean Coal to develop five offshore Underground Coal Gasification sites at Grimsby, Cromer, Swansea Bay, Annan and Sunderland.
Intelligent Energy has confirmed plans to relocate its Loughborough-based hydrogen fuel cells business to a larger £8.5m factory at Holywell Park next year, with the creation of about 130 jobs.
West Berkshire Council is to consider plans from the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Aldermaston to build a new 200,000 sq ft facility to store enriched uranium.
Eon has won approval to build a 30MW wind farm with 13 turbines at Strathaven in South Lanarkshire.
Stockton Council is to consider plans from Bio Energy Investments to build a £150m 49MW biomass power station at Clarence Works, which could create up to 40 jobs.
RWE Npower has won planning permission to build a wind farm at Earls Hall near Clacton-on-Sea, including five turbines.
Community Windpower has submitted plans for a new £54m 50MW wind farm with 20 turbines at Claughton Moor near Lancaster.
ATH Resources has won permission for a 500,000 tonne coal production scheme at Langton in Nottinghamshire, with the creation of 35 jobs.
Peterborough City Council has approved plans for the development of a £58m waste-to-energy incinerator at Storeys Bar Road in Fengate, with the creation of 30 jobs.
Nuon Renewables is to submit plans to build a wind farm with 84 turbines at Pen y Cymoedd in the Neath Valley.
Proactive Energy has won permission from South Lanarkshire Council to build a £22m plant at the new M74 Eco-Park by 2011, in order to transform organic waste into electricity.
Millers Oils has acquired Falcon Lubricants, the North Yorkshire-based supplier of oils and greases with 13 staff.
Hallin Marine is to relocate its Aberdeen-based oil and gas subsea contracting business from Dyce to Westhill by the end of next year, with the creation of more than 20 jobs.
Cemex has won permission to build a new £50m energy-from-waste plant at Malpass Farm in Rugby, with the creation of 25 jobs.
Evonik New Energies is to form a joint venture with Biomass Fuels to build a 25MW biomass CHP plant fuelled by wood waste at Ridham Dock in Kent.
Scottish & Southern Energy is considering plans to acquire a forest in Scotland, in order to supply fuel to its expanding network of biomass power plants.
National Nuclear Laboratory is to relocate its Warrington-based nuclear science business to a 17,000 sq ft unit at Chadwick House, and aims to create up to 30 jobs over the next three years.
Mercia Waste Management is planning to build a £120m energy-from-waste facility at the Hartlebury Trading Estate in Kidderminster by 2014.
Cyclotech, the Aberdeen-based oil services firm with 45 staff, has been acquired by M-I Drilling Fluids of the US for about £20m.
Daventry District Council is to consider plans from Cetis to build a wind farm with eight turbines at Lilbourne.
Invicta Capital is looking to raise £300m to fund the development of up to nine biomass combined heat and power plants in Scotland.
BiogenGreenfinch is to build an anaerobic digestion plant to produce electricity from potato waste for Branston in Lincolnshire.
Peterborough Renewable Energy (PREL) has won government permission to build a £250m waste-fuelled power plant at Fengate by 2013, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Greenpark Energy is seeking permission from Staffordshire County Council to drill for underground gas at Tittensor near Stafford.
ProCenseo is to create up to 27 jobs at its new energy-efficiency technology business in Dundee.
Southern Electric is looking to create 200 new jobs at its new headquarters in Havant over the next two years, and is mainly seeking call centre and IT staff.
Scottish & Southern Energy is considering plans to build a 600MW hydroelectric scheme at the Balmacaan Estate near Loch Ness.
Darlington Council is to consider plans from Banks Developments to build a wind farm at Moor House, including up to ten turbines.
ATH Resources of Doncaster has agreed a £30m credit facility with two banks to fund the expansion of its coal mining projects across the country.
Centrica has announced plans to build a £725m 270MW wind farm off the Lincolnshire coast by 2012, including 75 Siemens turbines.
Scottish & Southern Energy has acquired a 190-hectare site at Sellafield from the government for £70m, in order to build a new 3.6GW nuclear power station in partnership with GdF Suez and Iberdrola.
Shell Shared Services is to relocate its Glasgow office from Gordon Street to a 61,000 sq ft unit at 141 Bothwell Street.
Eon has unveiled proposals to build a 1,600MW gas-fired power station at High Marnham in Nottinghamshire.
The Department of Energy & Climate Change is offering funding of £6m for the exploration of suitable sites to develop geothermal power plants.
International Power has completed the acquisition of AIM PowerGen, the Canadian wind farm developer, from Renewable Energy Generation for £139m.
Southern Electric is to create 30 new jobs for meter readers and installers in Peterborough.
Centrica is to accelerate plans to build two £1.5bn offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast, in order to qualify for government subsidies.
Centrica is considering plans to build a biogas plant in the UK, in order to transform farm and food waste into biomethane for the national gas network.
Powerfuel is to receive EU funding for the development of a £2.4bn 900MW clean coal power station at Hatfield in Yorkshire by 2015.
Coronation Power has won government permission to build two wind farms with 15 turbines at Crook Hill near Rochdale and Reaps Moss near Bacup.
Geothermal Engineering is to submit plans to Cornwall Council to build a £40m 65MW geothermal energy plant in Redruth by 2013.
Peel Energy is expected to submit plans next spring for a new £50m wind farm with 21 turbines at Frodsham Marshes in Cheshire.
Parkmead Group is to acquire Aupec, the Aberdeen-based energy services consultancy, for £1m in cash plus shares.
Scottish & Southern Energy is to set up a £20m renewable energy research centre at Strathclyde University in Glasgow, with the creation of 250 jobs.
Yorkshire Forward is supporting plans for the development of a £50m Centre for Low Carbon Futures, a virtual climate change research project involving the universities of Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and York.
National Grid is in discussions with Statnett about proposals to build a £1bn electricity interconnector cable between Norway and an unspecified location on the English coast.
Bayford Oil, the Yorkshire-based oil distributor with 155 staff at 14 locations, has been acquired by DCC of Ireland for £22m.
Shanks has formed a joint venture with Energen Biogas to build a new £8m anaerobic digestion plant fuelled by food waste in Cumbernauld by summer 2010.
ITS Group has secured a £34m private equity investment from Lime Rock Partners to fund the expansion of its Aberdeen-based oilfield equipment business, which has 1,100 staff at 25 sites worldwide.
Wood Group has acquired the energy services operation of US-based Michael Baker for £24m.
Energybuild has won permission from Neath Port Talbot Council to extend its Forest Quarry opencast coal mining site.
Biffa has unveiled plans to build a 34MW energy-from-waste incinerator at its Westmill site in Ware, Hertfordshire, by 2014.
The New & Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) is to expand its offshore renewables testing operation in Blyth, Northumberland, with the creation of 15 jobs.
Siemens is considering potential locations on Tyneside for the development of a new factory to produce offshore wind turbines, which could secure thousands of local jobs.
Aker Offshore Partner is to relocate from a number of small Aberdeen offices to the 32,000 sq ft Freedom House over the next two months.
Vestas Technology has won planning permission to set up a wind turbine research centre at West Medina Mills on the Isle of Wight, employing 150 staff.
Peel Energy is planning to conduct a feasibility study into the development of a tidal power scheme on the River Mersey, in partnership with Scott Wilson, Drivers Jonas and EDF.
Babcock International is to acquire the UKAEA commercial nuclear waste clean-up business for £50m, with the transfer of 250 staff at sites including Sellafield and Dounreay.
Artemis Intelligent Power of Midlothian has secured a £1m government grant to develop new wind power technology.
Clipper Windpower has secured a £4.4m government grant to manufacture wind turbines at a new factory being built in Newcastle upon Tyne, which could lead to the creation of 1,000 jobs.
BGlobal is planning to create about 30 jobs in East Lancashire over the next year, having won contracts to supply smart meters to Superdrug and Gazprom.
West Coast Energy has unveiled plans to build a wind farm with eight turbines near Muthill in Perthshire.
Newhaven Port & Properties has unveiled proposals to create a renewable energy centre in Newhaven, including a manufacturing base for offshore windfarm technology and the creation of 100 jobs.
UK Coal is to raise £100m from investors, in order to reduce debt and fund the expansion of its coal mining and property operations.
Tees Alliance Group of Billingham is to build prototype wave power platforms for Langlee Wave Power of Norway, which could lead to the creation of up to 150 jobs if full production follows.
Aberdeenshire Council is to consider plans from Boyndie Biomass Power to build a £8m biomass heat and power plant near Banff by 2011.
Carlton Power has secured the backing of Trafford Council to build a £600m gas-fired power station next to the proposed Carrington Energy Centre, with the creation of 60 jobs.
Highland Council is to consider plans from Northern Energy Developments to build a £20m wood-fired energy plant in Invergarry.
Vikoma is seeking government funding for a £12m expansion programme on the Isle of Wight, in order to manufacture the Rotawave biomass fuels machine and create up to 300 jobs over the next five years.
Westinghouse is in discussions with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority about plans to build a new £100m nuclear fuel plant at Springfields in Lancashire, securing the future of 1,400 jobs.
Mobil is to invest £120m in the expansion of the Beryl oil and gas field in the North Sea, with the creation of 80 jobs.
EirGrid has won planning permission from Flintshire Council to build a power converter station at the Deeside Industrial Park, as part of a £560m project to link the electricity networks of Ireland and North Wales by 2012.
TSMarine Contracting has sold its Aberdeen-based subsea operations to management for undisclosed terms, securing the future of 35 jobs.
TAQA of Abu Dhabi has acquired four blocks in the northern North Sea from Shell UK and Esso for undisclosed terms, as part of the ongoing expansion of its UK business, which currently employs 800 staff.
Bishop's Castle Biomass Power has won permission to build a new £5m wood chip-fuelled burner in Shropshire.
Caerphilly County Council is planning to build a £7m plant to process food and garden waste by 2012, in partnership with Torfaen and Blaenau Gwent councils.
RWE Npower Renewables is setting up a new headquarters at the 36,000 sq ft Auckland House development on the Lydiard Fields business park in Swindon.
STS, the Aberdeen-based offshore oil contracting firm with about 100 staff and contractors, is to be acquired by Neptune Marine Services of Australia for £16m.
Baker Hughes is to acquire BJ Services for £3.3bn, creating a combined US-based oil services group with more than 2,000 staff in Aberdeen.
Cosalt Offshore is planning to recruit an additional 50 staff in Aberdeen and Lowestoft over the next year, having just won a £25m contract from BP to supply lifting equipment in the North Sea.
Forth Ports is planning to build four 100MW biomass power plants in Dundee, Grangemouth, Leith and Rosyth, in a £1.2bn partnership with Scottish & Southern Energy that could create 180 jobs.
Gaia Power has appointed Aker Solutions to build a £200m biomass power plant in Billingham by 2012, which will create about 400 construction jobs.
AFC Energy has reached agreement with Ineos Chlor to set up a fuel cell project at the Runcorn chlorine plant, in order to generate energy from surplus hydrogen.
John Hall Associates, the West Sussex-based energy procurement firm with 40 staff, has been acquired by London-based Energy Quote.
Centrica is to acquire Venture Production, the North Sea oil and gas company, for about £1.3bn.
Argent Energy has sold an estimated 50% stake in its Scottish biodiesel production business to Souter Investments, which is owned by the founder of the Stagecoach bus company.
Qedi, the Aberdeen-based oil services company, is planning to expand its 300-strong worldwide workforce with 60 additional staff over the next year.
EDF Energy is to set up a 38,000 sq ft office at Cardinal Place in London's West End.
Oxford City Council is planning to build a £3m wind turbine in Cowley.
Egdon Resources has won planning permission to expand its Kirkleatham gas field development in North Yorkshire by the end of 2010.
Energybuild has secured a £2.5m funding deal to support the ongoing expansion of its coal operations in South Wales.
The Scottish Government is to award a £13m grant to fund the expansion of Fife Energy Park in Methil, in order to increase its share of the offshore wind market and create hundreds of local jobs.
Vertical Wind Energy has secured £1.2m of venture capital funding to set up a new headquarters near Newcastle Airport for its micro wind power generation systems business.
Garrad Hassan has merged with Germanischer-Lloyd to create a global project management and renewable energy group with more than 600 staff.
Helius Energy is to build a £50m combined heat and power plant fuelled by whisky by-products at Rothes in Moray over the next two years, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
Scottish & Southern Energy has acquired the Uskmouth coal-fired power station in South Wales from Welsh Power Group for £27m, with the transfer of 100 staff.
Devon Wind Power, the developer of a 66MW 22-turbine wind farm near Barnstaple, has been acquired by ESB Wind Development UK.
Small Hydro Company has submitted plans to build two hydroelectric power plants at Sawley and Gunthorpe on the River Trent.
Peel Environmental has won government approval to build a 95MW energy-from-waste plant at Ince Marshes in Cheshire.
Air Energi, the Manchester-based oil industry recruitment firm with 120 staff and 24 offices worldwide, has undergone a £30m management buy-out backed by Zeus Private Equity.
New Earth Group is to raise £15m in a share placing to fund the development of new power plants to generate energy from waste, and the company is due to open a new waste treatment plant in Avonmouth in 2011.
MGT Power is planning to build a £500m 295MW biomass power plant at the Port of Tyne by 2014, with the creation of 150 jobs.
Doncaster Council is in discussions with Acorn Power Development about the possibility of building a new £600m gas-fired power station at Thorpe Marsh, which could create 100 jobs.
Viking Moorings, the Aberdeen-based oil services company, has been acquired by the private equity division of HSBC for about £180m.
British Gas has unveiled plans to open an environmental skills training centre in Tredegar later this year, in partnership with the Welsh Assembly.
D1 Oils has sold its mothballed biofuels plant in Middlesbrough to AV Dawson, and is now in negotiations to sell its site on Merseyside.
Lincolnshire County Council has approved plans for the development of a £110m energy from waste plant at North Hykeham, and potential developers include Shanks, Urbaser and Waste Recycling Group.
Intelligent Energy is planning to relocate its Loughborough-based hydrogen-fuelled motorcycles and aircraft business and up to 75 staff to a larger site over the next two years.
Diverse Energy is considering plans to set up a factory to manufacture ammonia-powered fuel cells in the North East within three years, which could create 350 jobs.
Senergy Econnect is looking to expand the 36-strong workforce at its alternative energy office in Newcastle with up to 15 new jobs over the next 18 months.
Rolls-Royce is creating 80 jobs at a new nuclear power technical centre in Warrington.
Aberystwyth University is planning to build a £25m climate change research centre for its Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences.
Red Spider Technology is looking to expand the 48-strong workforce at its Aberdeen-based oil and gas technology business.
Whites Renewable Energy has won approval from North Yorkshire Council to build a £20m anaerobic digestion plant in Selby, in order to transform food waste into electricity and create 40 jobs.
MGT Power has won government approval to build a £500m 295MW biomass power station at Teesport near Middlesbrough by 2012, with the creation of 150 jobs.
Island Gas Resources has raised £3.5m in a share placing to fund the expansion of its coal bed methane operations.
Melrose Resources is to raise £11m in a share placing to fund the expansion of its oil exploration and production operations in Egypt, Bulgaria and the US.
Ecotricity is to submit plans to build a wind farm with eight turbines at Stinchcombe near Stroud.
GT Energy is forming a strategic alliance with Ballymena Borough Council to develop a geothermal district heating system for the Co Antrim town.
Statkraft of Norway is looking to invest more than £400m in renewable energy projects in Scotland, and is currently involved in five onshore wind farm projects.
Hamworthy is to acquire the business and assets of Aibel Technology & Products, the Norwegian oil services firm, for £3.5m.
AHS Energy has submitted plans to build a biomass plant fuelled by wood chippings at Northiam in East Sussex.
Peninsula Research Institute for Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) has secured a £10m government grant to fund the development of wave energy in Devon and Cornwall, including new staff to add to the current 15 academics and 60 researchers.
AllianceCO2 of Shropshire is looking to create up to 100 field sales jobs, in order to help companies offset carbon emissions.
Cyclamax has unveiled plans to build a green energy research laboratory on a 19-acre site next to its proposed £48m waste-to-energy power station in Derby.
British Gas has announced plans to create 2,600 jobs by 2012, in order to install smart meters in homes across the country.
Novera Energy has won permission from Aberdeenshire Council to build a wind farm with five turbines at Gordonstown Hill near Turriff.
Scottish & Southern Energy is considering proposals to build two pumping storage hydroelectric power plants at undisclosed sites in the Great Glen by 2017.
Hinton Organics is to submit plans to build a £6m anaerobic digestion system to transform waste into energy in Bristol.
Blue-NG is to create 40 new jobs at its headquarters in Bath to work on a £110m deal to develop two renewable energy power plants in Beckton and Southall by 2011.
Wood Mackenzie, the Edinburgh-based energy research consultancy, is to be acquired by Charterhouse Capital Partners for £553m.
Swalec is looking to recruit a further 70 customer services staff in Cardiff by the end of August.
Energy Power Resources has announced plans to build a second 40MW biomass energy plant near Thetford, which will burn waste wood products and create 36 jobs.
Staffordshire County Council is to consider plans from Blythe Park Power for the development of a £400m 1,000MW gas-fired power station at Cresswell, which could create more than 200 jobs.
Anglesey Aluminium has unveiled plans to build a biomass plant to supply electricity to its Holyhead smelter by 2013, with the creation of 100 jobs.
Heritage Oil has raised £132m in a share placing to fund the development of oil fields in Iraqi Kurdistan.
United Utilities is to invest £4.3m in a pilot project to generate gas at its Davyhulme wastewater treatment plant in Manchester.
Composite Energy is seeking planning permission to test for coal bed methane at a site in Blacktoft, East Yorkshire.
Siemens is planning to expand its turbine production capacity in the UK, in order to prepare for an expected increase in offshore wind farm projects.
Zoom Diversified has secured a £10m Scottish Government grant to manufacture solar panels at the former Hyundai site in Dunfermline, which could create up to 372 jobs.
EGS Energy is planning to develop a geothermal power plant at the Eden project in Cornwall by 2012.
Scottish & Southern Energy is to acquire the Slieve Divena Phase II wind farm project in County Tyrone from RES UK, in order to expand its Airtricity division.
The Unity coal mine in the Neath Valley is planning to expand its 100-strong workforce with 12 apprentices, in preparation for an increase in output.
Centrica has acquired Energy & Building Management Solutions for up to £3.2m, in order to expand its British Gas Energy Services subsidiary.
Puffin Pellets is considering proposals to build a £10m wood-fired combined heat and power plant in Banffshire, having just opened a £2m pellet manufacturing facility near Banff.
Baker Hughes is setting up a new 12,000 sq ft office for its oilfield services business at Chiswick Park in London.
EcoPellets of Ireland is to submit plans to build a £100m wood biomass plant and wind farm on a 55-acre site at Llangefni on Anglesey, with the creation of 35 jobs.
Northwest Regional Development Agency has announced that Enersol of Ireland is to set up a new base for its energy distribution research business in Capenhurst, near Chester, with the creation of up to 30 jobs over the next three years.
Energy Technology Centre of East Kilbride is planning to double in size, having secured £2.6m of European funding to promote low-carbon construction techniques.
Kongsberg Maritime, the oil services firm with 145 staff in the Aberdeen area, is to open a new marine training centre at Arnhall Business Park in Westhill this summer.
Scottish Power Renewables has won permission from the Scottish government to build a further 36 turbines at its new Whitelee wind farm in East Renfrewshire.
Dalkia has submitted plans to build a £40m wood-fuelled combined heat and power plant at Chilton in County Durham, which would create 17 jobs.
Dana Petroleum has raised £56m in a share placing, in order to fund acquisitions and the expansion of its oil and gas exploration programme.
McKinnon & Clarke has acquired Utility Cost Analysis, the Stockport-based energy consultancy with ten staff, for undisclosed terms.
DCC is to acquire Shell's oil distribution business in Denmark for £12m, with the transfer of 57 staff at nine sites.
ENER-G is looking to create 50 new jobs in its renewable energy business over the next year, having just opened a new factory in Salford.
Suffolk Coastal District Council has approved plans from the AgriGen farming consortium to build a £5m biogas renewable energy plant near Rendlesham by next year.
Henty Oil is planning to invest up to £40m in the expansion of its Liverpool-based fuel supplies business, following its acquisition by World Fuel Services of the US for undisclosed terms.
Eon and Dong Energy are to proceed with plans for the development of the £2bn 630MW London Array wind farm in the Thames estuary, and the first stage will include 175 turbines.
Gaia Power is to submit plans to build a £200m wood-fired biomass power station in Billingham, with the creation of 50 jobs.
The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has announced plans to install smart energy meters in all 26m UK homes by 2020, at an estimated cost of more than £7bn.
Centrica is to acquire a 20% stake in British Energy for £2.3bn, in order to participate in the development of new nuclear power plants in partnership with EDF.
McNulty Offshore has won a contract from Siemens Energy to build a sub-station for an offshore wind farm project at its South Shields yard, which could create up to 200 jobs.
Associated British Ports has confirmed that Lowestoft has been selected as the site for the operations centre for the Greater Gabbard wind farm project, which will create up to 150 jobs.
Greenergy is planning to build a £10m petrol, diesel and biofuels blending terminal at Vopak's Seal Sands site on Teesside by April 2010.
Fuelcard Company UK has acquired Total Butler's Dieseline fuel card business for undisclosed terms.
Science City York is in talks with UK Coal to transform the 25-acre former North Selby mine into a £15m renewable energy technology centre, which could create up to 150 jobs.
RF Brookes has secured a £0.5m Welsh Assembly grant to build a £5m anaerobic digester at its ready meals factory in Newport by autumn 2010, in order to convert food waste into power.
Eon has unveiled proposals for the development of a network of carbon capture and storage sites in the Thames Estuary, in order to store 16m tonnes of carbon dioxide a year.
Renewable Energy Systems is looking into the possibility of setting up a new onshore wind farm at Stanhoe near Fakenham, including 30 turbines.
Salford Skip Hire and Bioflame have won planning permission to build a new £5.5m biomass plant in Salford by summer 2011, in order to use 30,000 tonnes of waste wood each year.
BioGen Power and Energos are to proceed with plans to build a £57m thermal waste power plant at Newport Docks by 2012, with the creation of 150 jobs.
Banks Developments has unveiled plans to build three new wind farms in North Cumbria, including 40 turbines.
Euro Garages has acquired three more filling stations in the Manchester area, taking its total chain to 75.
Fabricom Offshore Services is looking to expand the 50-strong workforce at its Tyneside-based oil and gas engineering design business with up to 150 new staff by 2012.
Anson, the Gateshead-based manufacturer of equipment for the oil and gas sector with about 400 staff, has been acquired by National Oilwell Varco of the US for undisclosed terms.
Subocean is to create a further 50 jobs at its subsea installation business in Aberdeen by the end of the year, and a new 5,400 sq ft office will open next to its existing site.
Nuclear Management Partners is to invest £20m in a new national hub in Cumbria for low carbon projects and renewable energy over the next five years, as part of a £2bn series of regeneration projects delivered by West Cumbria Vision Board.
Access Renewables is to create ten new jobs at its renewable energy products business in Bishop Auckland over the next 18 months, having won a number of new contracts.
Premier Energy Solutions is planning to expand its Hyde-based energy business into London and the North East, with the creation of 25 jobs.
The Tees Alliance Group is looking to secure a contract to build a drilling rig for a Saudi Arabian oil company, which could create up to 600 jobs at the Haverton Hill shipyard in Billingham.
Npower has acquired Northern Rock's vacant 200,000 sq ft office complex at Rainton Bridge on Wearside, and will relocate up to 900 customer services and support staff from Carliol House in Newcastle.
RWE Npower is to consider plans to build a new gas-fired power station at Willington in Derbyshire, with the creation of up to 100 jobs.
Celtic Energy is to submit plans to extend the Selar opencast coal mine in the Neath Valley, with the creation of up to 60 jobs.
Isle of Wight Council has approved plans for the multi-million pound expansion of the Vestas Technology wind turbine blades factory near Newport, which could create 200 jobs.
Statkraft of Norway is to invest £500m in a 50% stake in the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm off the coast of Norfolk, and the 88 turbines will be completed by 2011.
Dana Petroleum is to spend £235m on the development of its North Sea oil and gas fields, up from £171m last year.
Zoom Diversified of the US is said to be planning to set up a domestic solar panels factory at the former Freescale Semiconductor site in Dunfermline, which could create 600 jobs.
Wingas Storage UK is seeking government permission to set up a gas compression site under the Louth Marsh in Lincolnshire, with the creation of 20 jobs.
Westinghouse is looking to create hundreds of jobs at its nuclear power operations in Lancashire, including a head office at Preston docks and its Springfields Fuels business at Salwick.
Premier Oil is to buy the North Sea oil operations of Oilexco out of administration for £349m.
SLP is creating 100 jobs at its Wallsend shipyard in North Tyneside to work on a contract for a North Sea gas platform, and a further 200 jobs could be created through a second project.
Johnston Oils, the Bathgate-based fuel distributor with about 100 staff, has acquired ACP Fuels of Gloucester for undisclosed terms.
Bronzeoak is planning to build a 25MW wood-burning biomass power plant in Dimmer, Somerset.
Ceres Power is to set up a fuel cell manufacturing plant in Horsham, with the creation of hundreds of jobs.
BG Group has agreed to acquire a 70% stake in Pure Energy, in a deal that values the Australian coal-bed methane producer at £497m.
Centrica has acquired a 22% stake in Venture Production, the Aberdeen-based oil and gas production company, for £239m, and may now bid for the entire company.
Wyatt Group is to acquire Innovative HIP and Commercial Energy Performance Pack from Green CO2 for £0.7m, and will now change its name to Green CO2.
Petrofac Training has won a £3.5m contract to train BP staff working in the North Sea, with the creation of ten jobs in Montrose.
Scottish Hydro-Electric and National Grid have unveiled proposals for a £700m subsea electricity link between Peterhead and County Durham by 2018, in order to distribute energy from a number of wind and tidal projects.
Scottish Power has unveiled plans for a new £500m 1,000MW gas-fired power station at its Damhead Creek site in Kent, with the creation of 50 permanent jobs.
Scottish & Southern Energy has won permission to build a new 3.5MW hydroelectric power scheme at Strathcarron in the Highlands, with the creation of 30 construction jobs.
Tullow Oil is to invest up to £500m in the development of its oil discoveries in Ghana and Uganda this year.
Cairn Energy has raised £116m in a share placing to fund the expansion of its oil production operations in India and Greenland.
British Waterways has secured funding of £120m from Climate Change Capital for up to 25 hydroelectric schemes on rivers, and planning permission is being sought for the first five projects in the Midlands and Yorkshire.
Hull City Council is to consider plans from Neptune Renewable Energy to install a tidal power turbine in the Humber to power Hull Arena.
Scottish & Southern Energy has unveiled plans to build a 90MW multi-fuel combined heat and power plant at its Ferrybridge site in Yorkshire.
Drax Group has acquired Haven Power, the electricity supply firm, from Welsh Power Group for £11m.
Carmarthenshire Council is to conduct a feasibility study for the development of a £30m tidal power barrage across the River Loughor between Swansea and Llanelli, which could create 200 construction jobs.
BioGen Power and Doncaster Energy Recovery have submitted plans to build a £55m waste-burning incinerator in Kirk Sandall.
Drax has identified five potential sites in the Yorkshire area for a £2bn project to build three biomass power stations, which could create more than 600 jobs.
Gaelectric is planning to invest up to £200m in a scheme to store wind power in the form of compressed air in salt caverns beneath the Antrim coast, with the creation of about 200 jobs.
Thornton New Energy has secured a licence from the Coal Authority to set up an underground coal gasification facility in West Fife, which could lead to the development of a new power station.
Centrica is planning to create 1,500 jobs over the next year, as part of an increased investment in wind farms, low-carbon power plants and the installation of home insulation.
Composite Energy is to test for coal bed methane at a site in Luddington, North Lincolnshire, which could lead to the development of a multi-million-pound energy plant.
Vogen Energy has submitted plans to build a 25MW renewable energy plant fuelled by vegetable-based bio oils in Newport by 2011, with the creation of up to 30 jobs.
Aquamarine Power is forming a joint venture with Airtricity to develop 1,000MW of wave and tidal energy sites across the country by 2020.
Burntisland Fabrications is to create 150 jobs in Fife, having won a £50m contract from Ormonde Energy to manufacture 30 offshore jacket sub-structures for a wind farm in Cumbria.
Scottish & Southern Energy is to invest about £3bn in electricity generation projects and energy networks across Scotland over the next three years, including the addition of more than 800MW of renewable energy capacity.
The Crown Estate has selected nine companies to develop large offshore wind farms generating a total of 6,000 MW at ten sites off the coast of Scotland, with two of the largest projects going to ScottishPower Renewables and Airtricity.
Defra is to encourage farms across the country to build more than 1,000 anaerobic digesters, in order to reduce waste and transform unwanted food into fertiliser and fuel.
Mid Suffolk District Council is to consider plans from Eco2 Central for the development of a £100m incinerator near Mendlesham Airfield Industrial Estate, in order to generate electricity from burning straw and create 30 jobs.
Scottish Coal has won permission from South Lanarkshire Council to set up an open-cast coal mine at Mainshill near Douglas, with the creation of about 100 jobs.
National Grid is planning to build a £2bn carbon transport and storage network around the Humber estuary, in order to pipe carbon dioxide emissions from power stations for storage under the North Sea.
RWE Npower has won government consent to build a £1bn combined cycle gas turbine power station at Pembroke, with the creation of more than 100 jobs.
Powerfuel Power has won government permission to build a 900MW integrated coal gasification gas-fired power station at Hatfield in South Yorkshire.
Centrica Leasing has won government permission to build a 1,020MW gas turbine power station at King's Lynn.
GDF-Suez of France has formed a joint venture with Iberdrola to bid to build two nuclear reactors on sites being sold by the UK government.
Acal Energy has raised £3.6m from international investors to fund the expansion of its Runcorn-based fuel cells business.
Insensys has sold a 70% stake in its Hampshire-based wind turbine technology business to Moog of the US for £11m.
The Ministry of Defence is planning to build an energy-from-waste plant at the naval base in Portsmouth, in order to cut energy bills and supply electricity to ships.
Bernard Matthews is planning to invest £20m in the installation of nine wind turbines to power its poultry production plants in Norfolk and Suffolk, in partnership with Climate Change Capital.
Eaga is planning to create 200 new call centre and back office jobs at its environmental services and energy efficiency business on Tyneside.
The European Commission has awarded funds of £230m for the installation of carbon capture and storage technology at four power plants in Longannet, Tilbury, Hatfield and Kingsnorth.
Hargreaves Services has acquired the remaining 50% stake in the Coal4Energy coal supply business at Kellingley Colliery in West Yorkshire from UK Coal for £9m.
Covanta Energy has unveiled plans to build a £400m energy-from-waste plant in Merthyr Tydfil, with the creation of 100 jobs.
The Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has announced a £27m investment in the creation of research hubs in Cambridge, Nottingham, Dundee, Harpenden and York to develop new biofuels.
Npower Renewables has won government approval to build a 4MW wave power station off the Isle of Lewis in the Western Isles, with the creation of up to 70 jobs.
Island Gas Resources has won government approval to produce coal bed methane gas for electricity generation at its Doe Green site near Warrington.
Scottish & Southern Energy is forming a joint venture with Scottish Power to build nuclear power stations on land being sold by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, and will bid for sites at Wylfa in Wales, Bradwell in Essex and Oldbury in Gloucestershire.
UK Coal is to submit plans to resurrect opencast coal mining operations on a 250-acre site at Butterwell in Northumberland, with the creation of up to 84 jobs.
Scottish Power is seeking permission to expand the number of turbines at its £300m Whitelee wind farm near Glasgow from 140 to 221.
Venture Production is planning to invest almost £300m in its North Sea oil operations this year.
Eon and RWE of Germany have formed a joint venture to invest £20bn in the development of four nuclear power plants in the UK, including sites in Gloucestershire and Anglesey.
DCC has acquired Cooke Fuel Cards, the Burnley-based fuel card sales and marketing firm with 38 staff, from Cooke Holdings for £10m.
Wellstream International is to build a new oil and gas technology centre at its Walker Riverside site on Tyneside, in order to consolidate 50 staff into one building and create ten new jobs.