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New nationally significant electric line threshold confirmed
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2013

The Planning Act infrastructure consenting regime is compulsory for sixteen types of infrastructure, for projects above a certain size threshold in


First Planning Act 2008 application to be refused
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2013

Yesterday, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change refused the application for the Preesall underground gas storage project in


Hitting the gas - how resilient is the UK's supply?
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • March 26 2013

With possible gas shortages in the news while Ladbrokes offers odds of 46 on a white Easter this year, can UK infrastructure cope? First, this blog


What the aspiration budget means for infrastructure
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2013

Yesterday, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivered his fourth budget to an eager nation and some rowdy MPs. His soundbite was that we


Hinkley Point C nuclear power station and Heysham to M6 Link Road given consent
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2013

Today, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey MP made a statement to the House of Commons to say that the Minister of State for


Rookery SPP over as Thames Tideway Tunnel application made
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2013

Yesterday, the committee of three MPs and three peers that considered the development consent order (DCO) for the Rookery South energy from waste


Are peers fracked off for the wrong reasons?
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2013

On Wednesday, the House of Lords will start the 'report stage' of the Growth and Infrastructure Bill, the first of three such days. It is another


Dim outlook for electricity generation?
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2013

Today's entry analyses whether the energy crunch is advancing or receding. Back in April last year, I posted a blog entry about whether, by analysing


First wind farm approved under the Planning Act regime
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2013

Yesterday, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change approved the application for an extension to the existing Kentish Flats offshore wind


Growth and Infrastructure Bill passes commons as Rookery SPP gets somewhere
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2012

The Growth and Infrastructure Bill had its report stage and third reading in the House of Commons on Monday