Does the Hitachi decision mean the end of the UK’s nuclear dream?

Despite the recent scrapping of three nuclear plants experts still believe the energy has a stake in the futureEver since Tony Blair rebooted support for nuclear power 13 years ago, British governments have been committed to a new generation of reactor…

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The most-read Guardian Business stories of 2018

From shrinking Ryanair bags to falling house prices, via Iceland and Wall StreetA marathon business blog by Graeme Wearden on 6 February topped the list of our most-read articles this year, charting the panic selling that swept through global markets a…

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Trump has a point about interest rates, but his method is foolhardy | Nils Pratley

Sniping at his own choice for the Federal Reserve is bad for the president and the central bankAnother day, another tweet from Donald Trump telling the US Federal Reserve how to do its job. “I hope the people over at the Fed will read today’s Wall Stre…

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AI and drones turn an eye towards UK’s energy infrastructure

National Grid using artificial intelligence to check drone footage of 7,000 miles of wires and pylonsNational Grid has turned to artificial intelligence to help it maintain the wires and pylons that transmit electricity from power stations to homes and…

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AI and drones turn an eye towards UK’s energy infrastructure

National Grid using artificial intelligence to check drone footage of 7,000 miles of wires and pylonsNational Grid has turned to artificial intelligence to help it maintain the wires and pylons that transmit electricity from power stations to homes and…

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Half of UK’s big energy firms still have all-male boards, says report

Analysis by lobby group Powerful Women sparks calls to get more women into boardroomsHalf of the UK’s biggest energy companies have all-male boards, sparking calls by industry watchers for quotas to get more women into the boardroom.While only eight of…

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Use excess wind and solar power to produce hydrogen – report

With more electricity often generated than needed the excess could be utilised to generate the green power sourceGreen energy would be boosted if excess electricity from wind and solar farms was used to produce hydrogen for use in heating and other par…

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