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  1. Net income. £465M (2007) British Energy was the UK's largest electricity generation company by volume, before being taken over by Électricité de France (EDF) in 2009. [1] British Energy operated eight former UK state-owned nuclear power stations and one coal-fired power station. From 1 July 2010 the rebranding of British Energy locations and ...

    • Nuclear. The strategy contains an ambition to deliver up to eight new nuclear reactors before 2030, including two at Sizewell in Suffolk.
    • Wind. Offshore wind is also a big part of the plans - with a new target to generate 50GW of energy by 2030. Ministers hope around a tenth of this could come from turbines based on floating structures, which can be positioned further from the shore.
    • Oil and Gas. There will be a licensing round this summer for new North Sea oil and gas projects, and a taskforce set up to support new developments.
    • Solar. There's an ambition to increase the UK's current 14GW solar capacity fivefold by 2035. Planning laws in England will be reviewed to promote the development of new solar farms on non-protected land.
  2. Jul 5, 2024 · Take on the challenge of delivering green electricity by 2030, through increased use of renewable energy sources. Create 650,000 new jobs in all parts of the UK through local energy generation. You can see a regional breakdown of new jobs on the Great British Energy website.

  3. As part of Labour’s mission to switch on Great British Energy and make Britain a clean energy superpower, we will: Cut your energy bill for good – and create good jobs. Create 650,000 new, skilled jobs in the industries of the future, rebuilding the strength of our industrial heartlands. Set up Great British Energy’s headquarters in Scotland.

  4. May 31, 2024 · Sir Keir Starmer is setting out Labour’s energy offer to the public as he visits Scotland. Under the plans, Labour would set up a new publicly owned company, Great British Energy, with the aim ...

  5. Jun 6, 2024 · Recent modelling by Aurora Energy Research found Labour’s 2030 goal would require £116bn in renewables investment over the next 11 years, compared with £104.6bn under the slower Conservative ...

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  7. Apr 7, 2022 · 7 April 2022. Getty Images. The government has published its long-awaited strategy for increasing the UK's energy independence. The blueprint aims to move away from Russian oil and gas, and boost ...

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