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Electricity storage facilities - planning legislation and policy issues
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • October 2 2017

This note summarises the status of electricity storage facilities in planning legislation in England, related planning policy issues and reviews


500 days later - Rookery South special parliamentary procedure to finish
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2013

Once upon a time, a company called Covanta Energy applied for permission to build an energy from waste plant at Rookery South near Bedford - on 5


Ten infrastructure planning predictions for 2013
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • January 3 2013

Everyone loves lists, so to kick off 2013, here are my top ten predictions for the Planning Act regime this year.


Hinkley Point C examination closes
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2012

On 31 October 2011, EdF Energy applied to what was the Infrastructure Planning Commission and is now the Planning Inspectorate for consent to build a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset (Hinkley Point C).


Final report of the Infrastructure Planning Commission
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • July 10 2012

The second and last annual report of the Infrastructure Planning Commission, for the year ended 31 March 2012, has been published.


Infrastructure project news - outlook changeable
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2012

In summary, since the regime came into force on 1 March 2010 there have been a lot fewer than the predicted number of applications into the Planning Act sausage machine - just 15 so far, and not a single project has yet emerged from it.


Rookery South to continue in parliament as procedure criticised
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2012

Today's entry reports on the latest stage of special parliamentary procedure being undergone by the Development Consent Order for the proposed Rookery South energy from waste project in Bedfordshire being promoted by Covanta Energy.


Planning - consultation on proposed changes to the guidance for the major infrastructure regime
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • April 23 2012

The consultation comprises six documents.


339: DCO applications can include alternatives
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2012

Today's entry reports on the ability to include alternatives in an application for a Development Consent Order.


The Infrastructure Planning Commission, an obituary
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2012

Today's entry marks the passing of the Infrastructure Planning Commission.