news tag: Infrastructure

The Environment Act 2021 – 600 days in the making

On 9th November 2021 the Environment Act 2021 finally completed its passage through Parliament, a tortuous passage that had taken over 600 days in three

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Costs to Businesses & Households of New Funding Arrangements at Hinkley Point: Part I

HinkleyPoint C (HPC) is a nuclear power station based on the French EuropeanPressurised Reactor design, code-named the EPR1. The project involves thecommissioning of twin 1,600 MW reactors which will ultimately deliver a final outputof 3,200 MW (3.2 GW).

Theplant is

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ESG criteria increasingly significant for infrastructure investments

Environmental, social (or sustainable) and governance (ESG) criteria are a set of standards for a company’s operations that socially conscious investors use to screen potential investments.

Why is ESG important?

The importance of such standards as critical criteria influencing key

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