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Veolia has acquired six Simpro composting sites in the West Midlands from the administrators of TEG Group, with the transfer of ten staff.
Premier Oil has sold stakes in the Scott, Telford and Rochelle oilfields in the North Sea to MOL of Hungary for £76m.
Infinis Energy is to sell Welsh hydroelectric sites totalling 14MW to Dwr Cymru Welsh Water in a £20m deal, while H20 Power will take sites totalling 3MW.
Grocontinental has won permission to build a multi-million pound anaerobic digestion plant at its site in Whitchurch, Shropshire.
EDF Energy has sold an 80% stake in three windfarms to China General Nuclear Power Corporation, and could also sell a stake in the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.
Trojan Utilities is relocating its Bolton-based smart metering business to an 8,500 sq ft office at Stadium House.
SSE has sold the Uskmouth power plant in Newport to an investment consortium, and some of the 83-strong workforce could be rehired.
Wood Group PSN is to create 150 new jobs in Grangemouth and Falkirk, having won a £480m onshore support contract from BP.
Spring Petroleum is to invest £50m in the acquisition of up to 100 petrol forecourts next year, to add to the 30 existing sites in Yorkshire and Lancashire.
Humber Local Enterprise Partnership has secured government support to set up a National College for Wind Energy, and potential sites are being considered in the Hull area.
Dong Energy has won government approval for the Hornsea Project One wind farm off the Yorkshire coast, with the creation of up to 2,500 jobs.
Solarcentury has won approval to set up an 86-acre solar energy farm with 57,000 panels at the Broadlands estate in Hampshire.
AnTech is looking to expand the 50-strong workforce at its oil and gas engineering business, having just acquired a new 9,000 sq ft facility in Exeter.
Raggnar Power of Aberdeenshire is looking to raise £8m to fund the development of up to 80 biomass energy plants across the country.
EDF Energy is reported to be planning to set up an 80,000 sq ft office at Bridgewater House in Bristol.
Rockhopper Exploration has acquired a 5,000 sq ft office at 5 Welbeck Street in London.
H2 Energy has agreed a £50m deal with 2 Sisters Food Group to install bio-refineries at 43 sites nationwide.
Plutus PowerGen and London & Devonshire Trust are to develop a series of 20MW flexible power generation sites across the South West and South Wales.
University of Aberdeen has unveiled plans to develop a £100m energy research centre.
Anesco, the Reading-based energy efficiency consultancy, has been acquired by CBPE Capital for undisclosed terms.
SITA UK has unveiled plans to develop two waste processing facilities in Aberdeen by 2016, including a refuse-derived fuel centre.
Specialised Management Services is to relocate its Great Yarmouth-based oil and gas equipment factory to a £3m site at Beacon Park, with the creation of 50 jobs.
Ophir Energy is to acquire Salamander, the London-based exploration and production firm operating in South East Asia, for about £250m.
Investment Management Energy is looking to create up to ten new jobs at its East Yorkshire-based energy broking business.
Bladt Industries of Denmark is planning to set up a £25m offshore structures factory at the former TAG site on Teesside, with the creation of up to 350 jobs.
North London Waste Authority has unveiled plans to invest £500m in the creation of an energy recovery plant at the Edmonton EcoPark in Enfield in 2022.
UK Coal has been bought out of administration by a new company called UKCSMR, saving almost 300 jobs at coal mines in Northumberland and County Durham.
Cornwall Energy, the Norwich-based energy advice firm, has undergone a buy-out from Datatec, with most of the 25-strong workforce acquiring a stake.
Centrica Energy has announced the discovery of a new gas field at Pegasus West in the southern North Sea, which could lead to the creation of hundreds of jobs.
Peel Environmental has won permission to build a £70m waste-fuelled power station at the Bilsthorpe colliery site in Nottinghamshire, with the creation of 46 jobs.
Ineos is planning to invest up to £640m in shale gas exploration and production in the UK, in order to supply raw material for its Grangemouth plant.
NuGeneration, the nuclear power developer, is considering plans to open a 16,000 sq ft headquarters at Piccadilly Place in Manchester.
RE:Group UK is to invest £2m in the expansion of its oil recovery and fuel manufacturing plant in Hull, with the creation of 19 jobs over the next few years.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is to manufacture turbine blades on the Isle of Wight from 2015, as part of an industrialisation strategy that could create 800 jobs across the UK.
Anthesis Group has acquired M4C, the Macclesfield-based sustainability and communications consultancy.
Enquest is to invest up to £500m in the expansion of its UK oil and gas assets next year.
Infinis Energy has secured £52m to fund the development of the 21-turbine A'Chruach Wind Farm in Argyll by 2016.
JG Pears has won approval to build a biomass power plant at its pet food factory in Nottinghamshire.
Eggborough Power Station is to be acquired by Czech Republic-based EPH, securing the future of up to 300 jobs in East Yorkshire.
Flow Energy is to create up to 700 jobs at its Ipswich-based energy business over the next three years, to support the launch of a new electricity-creating gas boiler.
Pilkington is planning to develop a 10MW waste-fuelled energy plant at its Cowley Hill site in St Helens, with the creation of 15 jobs.
Lateral Eco Parks has agreed to acquire a former Anglesey Aluminium site in Holyhead to develop a biomass energy plant and eco park by 2017, with the creation of 500 jobs.
Energybuild has submitted plans to Neath Port Talbot Council to extend Aberpergwm Colliery in Glynneath, which could bring the workforce back up to 290.
New Age Exploration is planning to start work on a new £170m coal mine at Lochinvar in Cumbria in 2017, with the creation of 300 jobs.
ExxonMobil has won government approval to build a 500MW gas-fired power plant near Milford Haven by 2018, with the creation of 30 jobs.
Proserv, the Aberdeenshire-based energy services firm with 2,200 staff, is to be acquired by US private equity firm Riverstone Holdings for undisclosed terms.
Biogen has won a contract to process food waste for Leicestershire County Council at a new £10m anaerobic digestion plant due to open in Atherstone next September.
Northampton Borough Council is considering plans from an unnamed company to develop a waste-fuelled power plant at the Westbridge depot in the town centre.
Sembmarine SLP is to expand its workforce in Lowestoft from 150 to 300 over the next two years, having won a windfarm construction contract from Siemens.
EA-RS Group of Essex and C-Sun of China are planning to open up to 40 Seesun solar panel installation centres across the UK, with the creation of 150 jobs.
Prudential is to invest up to £100m in the 240MW Swansea Bay tidal energy project, which is under consideration by the Office for National Infrastructure Planning.
Egdon Resources has submitted plans to West Lindsey District Council to drill for oil at North Kelsey, with the creation of 12 jobs.
Siemens is to relocate its wind services customer support centre and 200 staff to a new 39,000 sq ft office at Cobalt Park in North Tyneside.
SIG has sold its 51% stake in Oxfordshire-based renewable energy heating company Ice Energy to a management team for up to £5m.
Doncaster Council is to consider plans from RES for a solar energy farm at the former Thorne Colliery site, with the creation of up to 30 jobs.
MMS Ship Repair is to create at least 30 jobs at its new Hull-based MMS Offshore Renewables division, in order to provide support vessels for wind farms.
Ineos has acquired Fortum's combined heat and power plant in Grangemouth for £54m.
Gower Power is to submit plans to Swansea Council for a £4m 3.6MW solar energy farm on a 20-acre site near Gorseinon.
Stoke City Council is considering plans for a £52m geothermal power project, including a network of pipes to distribute heat to buildings across the city.
Biossence has won permission from Wirral Council to build a £180m energy-from-waste plant at Hooton Park by 2017, with the creation of 68 jobs.
SSE is to submit revised plans to North Lincolnshire Council for a combined cycle gas turbine power station at Keadby, which could create hundreds of jobs.
Oil States is to create 100 jobs at a new oil services facility under development at the Heartlands Business Park in West Lothian.
Tidal Lagoon Power is to relocate its headquarters and 40 staff to Gloucester Docks, where it will be joined by 95 staff from partner companies Atkins and Costain.
Anglo American Oil is to relocate its Dorset-based performance oils business to a new headquarters with a 19,000 sq ft warehouse at Holton Heath in February 2015.
CNG is relocating its Harrogate-based gas supply business and 94 staff to 2 Victoria Avenue this month.
CGen Power has won government consent to build a 470MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine power plant at North Killingholme by 2017, with the creation of 140 jobs.
RWE Innogy UK has won government approval for a 32-turbine wind farm at Clocaenog Forest in Denbighshire.
Hargreaves Services is considering a further two potential sites in Yorkshire to develop as surface coal mines.
Peel Environmental has won permission to develop a £200m 26MW waste-fuelled power plant at Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire, with the creation of 38 jobs.
Siemens is to create a further 50 jobs at its renewable energy services operation on Tyneside by the end of the year.
Conergy is planning to set up a 13MW solar energy farm at a disused coal mine at Hendai Farm in the Rhymney Valley.
Red Triangle Energy is planning to build a 40MW solar energy farm on a 250-acre site at RAF Coltishall in Norfolk.
Five-Quarter Energy is planning to revive the coal industry in Northumberland and Teesside over the next five years, including 400 new jobs and a £500m gas processing plant.
Tamar Energy has won permission to build an anaerobic digestion plant at West Boldon on Tyneside, and is planning 44 similar sites nationwide.
SSE has sold its SSE Pipelines gas transport business to Environmental Capital Fund for £53m.
Siccar Point Energy of Aberdeen is looking to invest up to £300m in the acquisition of North Sea oil exploration and production assets.
Total E&P has selected Kier Property as preferred bidder to build a new 250,000 sq ft office for its 1,000 staff in Aberdeen.
North East Lincolnshire Council is to consider plans from PDP Solutions to build a 5MW tyre-fuelled biomass power plant in Stallingborough, with the creation of 30 jobs.
Cofely is to create 200 jobs at its new 26,000 sq ft energy services customer support office at the Quorum Business Park on Tyneside over the next 18 months.
Extraenergy, the German energy supplier, is planning to set up a 35,000 sq ft headquarters in Birmingham, and expects to create 1,000 jobs over the next year.
Lerwick Port Authority and Peterson are investing £20m in the development of oil industry decommissioning facilities in Shetland, with the creation of scores of new jobs.
Solstice Renewables has submitted plans for an 84-acre solar energy farm at Newnham Park Estate in Plymouth.
Scottish Government has approved plans to rebuild Lerwick Power Station at a cost of £200m, with the creation of 400 construction jobs.
Sustainable Marine Energy is looking to create up to ten new jobs at its tidal energy business on the Isle of Wight.
Ineos is to expand into shale gas exploration through the acquisition of a 51% stake in a 127 square mile licence area near Grangemouth.
Estover Energy is to develop a £74m combined heat and power plant at the Macallan distillery at Craigellachie in Moray, with the creation of 23 jobs.
Kronos Solar of Germany is planning to set up a £15m solar energy park on a 75-acre site in Caernarfon.
Drenl is planning to build a £80m energy-from-waste plant in Corby, with the creation of 60 jobs.
Energy10 has submitted plans to Swansea Council to develop an energy-from-waste plant at the Alcoa site in Waunarlwydd, with the creation of 100 jobs.
I-Power Systems has announced the relocation of its solar power installation business and 65 jobs from Worksop to Lakeside in Doncaster, with the creation of 85 new jobs.
Rame Energy is to relocate its Plymouth office to a 4,000 sq ft unit at North Quay House this month.
Energy Saving Solutions is looking to expand the 20-strong workforce at its Plymouth-based energy management business with 20 new jobs by the end of the year.
SSE Airtricity is to relocate its Belfast-based energy call centre to a new site on Great Victoria Street in September, with the creation of 143 jobs.
Aker Solutions, the Norwegian oil services firm, is to set up a 335,000 sq ft office for 2,400 staff at Aberdeen International Business Park next year.
CDS Energy Services is to expand its fabrication facility in Hull by 10,000 sq ft this year.
Greene Tweed is looking to expand the 187-strong workforce at its Nottingham-based oilfield products manufacturing business with ten new jobs.
Solarlec is to expand its Carlisle-based solar equipment and biomass boilers business across the country, with the creation of an unspecified number of jobs.
Highlands & Islands Enterprise is to provide funding of £4m for the development of a new deepwater quay for the oil industry at the Port of Cromarty Firth.
Murphy is expected to sell its 450 Murco petrol stations to Motor Fuel for about £200m.
Shepherd Offshore is planning to expand the Neptune Energy Park on North Tyneside into a ten-acre site on Hadrian Road, with the creation of up to 150 jobs.
Dong Energy is to relocate its London operations and 400 staff to an 81,000 sq ft office at Howick Place.
Energy Assets of Livingston is to expand its 150-strong workforce, as part of a £40m investment in the installation of meters for British Gas.
Grundon has won permission from West Sussex County Council to build a 14MW energy-from-waste plant in Ford, with the creation of 60 jobs.
Kinetica Solar is planning a £25m 40MW solar energy park at Raventhorpe Farm near Scunthorpe, and is also planning sites in Cumbria, Devon and Suffolk.
SSE has acquired Energy Solutions Group, the Altrincham-based energy management firm with 340 staff, for up to £72m.
Air Products is looking to recruit 50 staff for an advanced gasification plant under development in Billingham.
Wood Group PSN is to build a 215,000 sq ft office for 1,900 staff on Hareness Road in Aberdeen by the end of next year.
Derrick Services is to create almost 40 new management, administration and offshore jobs at its Great Yarmouth-based oil contracting business this year.
Neath Port Talbot Council has approved plans from Eco Energy World to develop a solar energy park with 46,000 panels on an 81-acre site in Cwmavon.
Alkane Energy is to acquire Darent Power, Leven Power and Rhymney Power from Carron Energy and Dragon Generation for £12m, including 49MW of generating capacity in Kent, Redditch and Cardiff.
Eon has won government approval for the £2bn 700MW Rampion wind farm off the coast of Sussex, including up to 175 turbines and 750 jobs.
SITA UK is planning a multi-million pound investment in new processing facilities to generate fuel from waste at Tilbury Docks in Essex.
British Gas is to create 300 jobs at call centres in Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Leicester, Manchester, Oldbury, Stockport and Uddingston.
PD&MS Energy, the Aberdeen-based oil and gas engineering group with more than 200 staff, has undergone a secondary buy-out backed by Inflexion.
Vogt Solar has unveiled plans for a 8.2MW solar energy farm on a 27-acre site at Snowdon Hill near Chard.
Gleaner Oils is planning to expand its Elgin-based chain of fuel supply depots into southern Scotland and northern England, with the creation of 20 jobs.
Process Safety Solutions is to create up to 40 jobs at its Aberdeen-based oil services business over the next two years.
EUM Group is looking to recruit up to 250 field agents for its energy assessment operations across the country.
GEV Offshore is to set up an office and warehouse for its wind turbine maintenance business in Hessle, East Yorkshire, and 150 technicians will be recruited nationwide in the next two years.
OEG Offshore, the Aberdeen-based supplier of oil and gas equipment, has been acquired by private equity firm KKR for undisclosed terms.
Drax has secured a £240m European grant to fund the White Rose carbon capture and storage project at its power plant near Selby, which will support 2,000 jobs.
Conergy Group has acquired a portfolio of solar energy projects with proposed capacity of 166MW from Lumicity, in order to expand its Wirsol Solar UK subsidiary.
Siemens Marine Current Turbines is planning to develop a tidal power project off Portland in Dorset by 2021.
Total and Dong Energy are planning a £340m project to develop the Edradour oilfield in the west of Shetland.
Monsal, the Mansfield-based waste-to-power technology firm with 40 staff, has been acquired by General Electric for undisclosed terms.
Toshiba and GDF Suez have reached agreement for the £10bn development of three nuclear power plants in Cumbria, with the creation of 21,000 jobs.
Wakefield Council has approved plans from New Crofton Co-op Colliery for a new coal drift mine in Hemsworth, with the creation of up to 50 jobs.
Angus Council is to consider plans from BWE Partnership for a 9.5MW solar energy park near Arbroath.
Murphy Oil has agreed to sell the Murco oil refinery in Milford Haven to Switzerland-based Klesch Group, saving hundreds of jobs.
Spark Energy is planning to expand the 200-strong workforce at its Selkirk-based gas and electricity supply business with 50 new jobs.
TEPCO and NGK Insulators of Japan are looking to develop large-scale power storage facilities in the UK.
OEG Offshore has acquired OSCA Environmental Services, the Inverurie-based supplier of equipment to the energy sector, for about £10m.
Ithaca Energy is investing £100m in the acquisition of additional interests in three North Sea oilfields from Sumitomo Corp of Japan.
Birmingham Metropolitan College is to invest £8.5m in the development of a sustainable energy centre in Great Barr.
Rame Energy has acquired Beco, the Plymouth-based supplier of solar energy systems, for less than £0.2m.
ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall have won government approval to build the East Anglia One offshore wind farm off the coast of Suffolk by 2019, which could support 1,800 local jobs.
Opus Energy is to create 15 new jobs at its energy supplies customer service centre in Northampton.
BAe Systems is to submit plans for a 13-acre solar energy farm with 10,000 panels at its Samlesbury site near Preston.
Utilitywise is to relocate its South Shields-based energy and water consultancy and more than 400 staff to the Cobalt Business Park.
Meaford Energy has unveiled details of a proposed £300m 299MW gas-fired power station to be built at Barlaston in Staffordshire by 2019, with the creation of 30 jobs.
Cairn Energy has won government approval for the £1bn development of the Catcher oilfield in the North Sea.
Abergelli Power is planning to build a £200m 299MW gas-fired power station near Swansea by 2020, with the creation of 15 jobs.
DP Energy has unveiled plans for a £400m 100MW tidal energy project at Fair Head off the coast of Northern Ireland.
Lightsource Renewable Energy has submitted plans to East Hampshire District Council for a 57-acre solar farm near Alton.
Cumbria County Council is in discussions with West Cumbria Mining about the development of a new £15m coal mine in Whitehaven, with the creation of up to 500 jobs.
Selby District Council has approved plans from Precision Diesel Enterprise to build a 50MW STOR electricity generating plant at Sherburn-in-Elmet.
EPI Group, the Surrey-based seismic consultancy firm, has undergone a management buy-out backed by Palatine Private Equity.
TWI has secured a £2.4m government grant to set up an offshore wind validation centre at the Teesside Advanced Manufacturing Park in Middlesbrough by 2015, with the creation of 60 jobs.
ReOrganics has won permission from Bath & North East Somerset Council to build a £9m anaerobic digestion plant on a 34-acre site in Keynsham.
Arnlea Systems, the Inverurie-based oil services firm, has undergone a £5m management buy-out backed by NVM Private Equity.
Severn Trent Water is seeking suitable sites across the Midlands for anaerobic digestion plants, with the first £13m facility due to open in Coleshill later this year.
Yu Energy is to create 60 jobs at a new £2m headquarters for its energy supply business at the Nottingham Business Park.
Hull City Council is in discussions with an unnamed hydroponics company about proposals to build a £250m biomass power station and eco-park at Hedon aerodrome.
Barking & Dagenham Council has approved plans from Thames Gateway Waste to Energy for a 19MW gasification plant at the London Sustainable Industries Park.
Chinook Sciences is to create up to 200 jobs at its Nottingham-based technology business, having won a £300m contract to build a thermal energy-from-waste plant in the United Arab Emirates.
Maersk Oil is to proceed with plans to develop a major gas discovery at the Culzean field east of Aberdeen, having selected KBR London as the engineering design contractor for the £3bn project.
Heritage Oil is planning to set up an 8,000 sq ft office at 5 Hanover Square in London.
GEV Offshore is planning to expand the 120-strong workforce at its Great Yarmouth-based turbine blade maintenance business to 250 over the next three years.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is reported to be considering plans for a new wind turbine factory near Hull, with the creation of up to 500 jobs.
Eon has submitted revised plans for a 24-turbine windfarm at Bradbury in County Durham.
Robertson is to relocate its Llandudno-based oil consultancy to the Conwy Morfa estate later this year, with the creation of 48 jobs.
Ecotricity has bought Evance, the Loughborough-based wind turbine manufacturer, out of administration.
Assured Asset Energy has launched a £27m fund to finance up to 30 renewable energy projects on farms in Northern Ireland.
Green Investment Bank is to finance the development of a £15m waste-to-energy plant by D Williams & Co at Cattlegate Farm in Enfield over the next two years.
Oaktech Environmental is building an energy-from-waste plant at New Smithfield in Manchester, as part of a £8.7m revamp of the wholesale market.
Thomas Swan & Co and Hallick Energy are to build a 1MW anaerobic digestion plant at the nanotechnology site in Consett by the end of the year.
SSE has unveiled plans to develop another 1,400MW gas-fired power station at the Seabank site in Avonmouth by 2019, with the creation of 40 jobs.
IGas has acquired Dart Energy, the producer of gas from coal seams in Scotland, for £117m.
Port Clarence Energy has submitted plans for a £160m 45MW wood-fuelled power plant near Middlesbrough, with the creation of 50 jobs.
Haymaker Energy has submitted plans for a 12MW solar energy farm at Handley Park in Northamptonshire.
Dong Energy is considering Grimsby as a potential location for the operations base for the proposed 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm, with the creation of 90 jobs.
Global Energy Group has secured a £6.5m government grant to go towards a new £40m quayside at the Nigg Energy Park in Easter Ross.
Scottish & Southern Energy has acquired the 47,000 sq ft Peterson House office at Cardiff Gate International Business Park.
Heritage Oil, the Jersey-based oil production company with assets in Nigeria, Russia and elsewhere, is to be acquired by Al Mirqab of Qatar for £924m.
Utilitywise is looking to double the workforce at its South Shields-based meter management business to 1,400 by July 2016, and is seeking a suitable location for a new headquarters.
Green Energy Power Solutions is looking to create up to 100 jobs at its Mansfield-based solar panels business.
Celtic Energy is planning to develop a new opencast coal mine at Llwydcoed near Aberdare, with the creation of 50 jobs.
Conergy UK and RWE are to develop a 37MW solar energy farm on a 129-acre site at Kencot Hill in Oxfordshire.
The Department of Energy & Climate Change has awarded government contracts for eight renewable energy projects, attracting investment of £12bn and 8,500 jobs.
Energy Assets Group is to acquire BGlobal Metering, the Blackburn-based electricity metering technology firm, from Bglobal for £2.3m.
CTEC Energy is to create up to 60 jobs at a new 15,000 sq ft heat recovery systems plant in Newhaven by 2017.
Lakehouse has acquired Everwarm, the energy services firm with 250 staff in Bathgate and Bedford.
SITA UK is planning to expand its Energy Recovery Centre in Billingham to produce an additional 35MW of heat and power, with the creation of 30 jobs.
BP is to create 100 new jobs at the Sullom Voe oil terminal in Shetland, as part of a £600m investment programme.
National Oilwell Varco is to create 45 new jobs at its oil and gas services operation in Glenrothes.
Solena Fuels and British Airways are planning to build a new plant to convert landfill waste into jet fuel on a 35-acre site at the former Coryton Refinery in Essex by 2017.
CDS Energy Services is to create 130 jobs at its Hull-based offshore engineering business, having won a contract to work on the Tyra Field in the North Sea.
Cammell Laird is planning to build a new office and warehouse at its Birkenhead-based offshore wind maintenance facility, with the creation of 45 jobs.
Smart Metering Systems has acquired UPL, the Cardiff-based manager of electricity meters, for £14m.
Statoil is to set up a new headquarters at the Prime Four business park in Aberdeen, with the creation of 200 onshore and 500 offshore jobs.
RMEC, the Forfar-based oil services firm with 22 staff, has undergone a £14m management buy-in backed by Maven Capital Partners.
Earthmill is to relocate its wind turbine installation business to a larger office in Wetherby, with the creation of six jobs.
Gaelectric has won approval for two wind farms at Cloonty and Corby Knowe in Antrim, with the creation of 20 jobs.
Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies is to relocate from three sites in Port Talbot to a 116,000 sq ft facility at the former Panasonic site by August, with the creation of 60 new jobs.
National Renewable Energy Centre of Blyth is to merge with Glasgow-based Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult to create a combined offshore energy research group.
Essex County Council is to consider revised plans from Laurence Gould Partnership to build a biogas plant in Vange, fuelled by 11,750 tonnes of farm waste a year.
Siemens is to create up to 300 jobs at its Newcastle-based renewable energy support operation over the next year.
GKN has bought Williams Hybrid Power, the manufacturer of flywheel-based energy storage systems, from Oxfordshire-based Williams Grand Prix Engineering for £8m.
ENI is to acquire the Point of Ayr gas terminal from BHP Billiton, securing the future of 300 jobs.
PD&MS Energy and Harlen are investing £2.5m in the creation of a 39,000 sq ft oil rig repair and subsea engineering centre at the Port of Dundee, with the creation of up to 50 jobs.
The Welsh Government is to invest £2.3m at the Coleg Menai campus in Llangefni, in order to train workers for the proposed Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant.
Arc21 has submitted plans to build a £240m energy-from-waste plant for 11 local councils at Mallusk near Belfast, with the creation of up to 340 jobs.
SERS Energy Solutions is relocating its Stoke-based energy-saving technology business and 30 staff to Lonsdale Chambers in the city centre this month.
Centrica is to acquire Bord Gais Energy of Ireland for £920m, with iCON Infrastructure Partners acquiring the Firmus energy supply division in Northern Ireland.
Howco Group is investing £7.5m in the expansion of its Ayrshire-based oil and gas engineering business, with the creation of 67 jobs.
Siemens and ABP have confirmed plans to invest £300m in new wind turbine manufacturing facilities in Hull by 2016, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.
OMV Group, the Austrian oil and gas firm, is to set up a 21,000 sq ft office at 62 Buckingham Gate in London.
Maersk Oil and BG Group are looking to develop the Culzean and Jackdaw oilfields in the North Sea, as part of a £6bn investment that will create 700 jobs.
Biossence has unveiled plans to build a £180m energy-from-waste plant at Hooton Park in Wirral in 2015.
Moray Offshore Renewables and Beatrice Offshore Windfarm have won approval to install 326 wind turbines in the Moray Firth, with the creation of 580 jobs.
Horizon Nuclear Power is to set up a new headquarters at Gloucester Business Park by 2016, and the workforce will rise from 150 to 400.
Perpetuus has unveiled plans for a 20MW tidal energy testing site off St Catherine's Point on the Isle of Wight.
D-Energi is planning to expand the 27-strong workforce at its new 12,000 sq ft energy consultancy office in Manchester to 40 this year.
Inspired Energy has acquired Simply Business Energy and KWH Consulting for about £0.3m, in order to expand its Lancashire-based energy consultancy.
Endurance Wind Power is planning to expand the 30-strong workforce at its Kidderminster-based turbine factory to 100 by the end of next year.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council has announced the £32m Powerhouse Central project that will invest in various energy schemes across Staffordshire and create thousands of jobs.
Eternity Capital and Greener for Life are to build a £10m biomass gas plant fuelled by food and farm waste at Fraddon near Newquay by 2015.
Leo Group is planning to expand the 150-strong workforce at its Halifax-based recycling and green energy business with 50 new jobs by the end of the year.
REACT Energy has acquired GG Eco Solutions, the Cambridge-based developer of biomass heat generation projects, for an initial £2.3m.
Good Energy has submitted plans for a £30m wind farm with 11 turbines near Bude in Cornwall.
Flintshire Council is to consider plans from Atem Solar for a 45MW solar energy farm on a 220-acre site near Deeside Industrial Estate, with the creation of 27 jobs.
Glacier Energy Services has acquired Professional Testing Services, the Fife-based oil inspection services firm, for an estimated £5m.
Atlantis Resources Corporation has secured funding of £2m to set up a marine energy hub in Edinburgh, with the creation of 20 jobs.
Inenco is to create up to 100 new sales and support jobs at its Lancashire-based energy sales business over the next year.
Lightsource Renewable Energy has acquired Renewable Resources, the commercial solar rooftop supplier with 36 staff, for undisclosed terms.
Iberdrola of Spain is planning to invest £3.3bn in the expansion of its UK power networks and renewable energy sources.
Peel Energy is planning to invest £70m in the expansion of the Scout Moor wind farm near Rochdale from 26 to 52 turbines.
Heerema has announced 250 new jobs at its fabrication yard in Hartlepool, in order to work on the Cygnus gas project.
Doosan Babcock has won a £1bn contract to extend the lives of EDF Energy nuclear reactors in Kent, Somerset, Hartlepool, Lancashire, Ayrshire and East Lothian, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.
OGN Group is to create about 170 new jobs at its yard in North Tyneside, having won an oil platform contract from ConocoPhillips.
Kettering Council is supporting plans from First Renewable to develop a £100m energy park on a 1,100-acre site at Burton Latimer, including wind farm, solar panels, biomass plant and 400 jobs.
Scottish Power is considering plans to invest £600m in the expansion of its hydro power plant at Ben Cruachan near Oban.
Antrim Energy is to sell Antrim Resources NI, its UK oil and gas subsidiary, to First Oil Expro for £32m.
ITM Power is to set up five hydrogen refuelling stations on the Isle of Wight by the end of the year.
South Oxfordshire District Council has approved plans for the development of a £7m anaerobic digestion plant at Icknield Farm near Woodcote.
DNV GL is looking to double the 25-strong workforce at its Glasgow-based renewable energy advisory business this year.
Energy Friend is linking up with Whitfields Energy Solutions to provide energy efficiency improvements for homes in the Durham area, with the creation of up to 30 jobs.
Northern Oils is to set up a £3.2m lubricating oil blending plant at Buckie Harbour by 2016, with the creation of up to 20 jobs.
Alkane Energy is to acquire the Wheldale-based 10MW power response facilities in West Yorkshire from SSE for £1.5m.
Ampair has acquired Westwind, the Belfast-based wind turbine manufacturer.
Kronospan has submitted revised plans to Wrexham Council for a biomass energy plant at its chipboard factory in Chirk.
Ophir Energy is to relocate its London headquarters to an 18,000 sq ft office at 123 Victoria Street.
RWE Innogy UK and SSE are to set up an operations base for their Galloper Offshore Wind Farm joint venture in Lowestoft, with the creation of an unspecified number of jobs.
Port of Ardersier has won permission from Highland Council to transform a 400-acre site into an offshore wind manufacturing hub.
Powerteam, the Belfast-based overhead power cable firm, has been acquired by VINCI Energies of France for undisclosed terms.
Horizon Nuclear Power is looking to recruit up to 30 engineering and project staff at sites in Anglesey and Gloucester.
Geowarmth has acquired a 4,000 sq ft renewable energy systems factory and office on the Tyne Tunnel Estate in North Tyneside.
Magma Products is to create up to 30 jobs at a new 6,600 sq ft oil and gas engineering facility in Great Yarmouth.
Oil States Industries is to set up a new facility at the Heartlands Business Park in central Scotland later this year.
Finning UK and Renewable Energy Generation are to build a £6.3m 18MW power plant fuelled by waste cooking oil at Whitemoor Business Park near Selby by the end of the year.
Forth Energy has won Scottish Government approval to build a £325m combined heat and power biomass plant in Rosyth, with the creation of 70 jobs.
Seajacks is looking to expand the workforce at its Great Yarmouth-based offshore wind business from 260 to 450 by the end of next year.
SSE is looking to recruit 100 apprentices at its Perth-based utility business this year, with positions available at 50 sites nationwide.
Department for Education has approved plans to develop a £11m renewables and engineering University Technical College in Scunthorpe by 2015, with the creation of 70 jobs.
Toshiba is to acquire a 60% stake in NuGeneration for about £102m, in order to join GDF Suez and Iberdrola in the development of three nuclear plants in West Cumbria.
Euro Garages is to acquire 48 Esso petrol stations in the Midlands and East Anglia, taking its network to about 180 sites.
Semco Maritime of Denmark is to set up a £5m rig refurbishment facility at Invergordon in the Cromarty Firth.
Northumberland County Council is to consider plans from Banks to mine an additional 290,000 tonnes of coal at its surface mine in Shotton, securing 150 jobs.
Chevron is to invest £200m in the development of the Alder field in the North Sea, with gas being sent to the St Fergus terminal from 2016.
The University of Dundee is to set up a £2m marine energy centre, in order to test materials for use on offshore wind farms.
Total of France is planning to invest an estimated £30m in the exploration of shale gas in Lincolnshire, in partnership with Ecorp.
London & Devonshire Trust and REACT Energy are planning to build a 10MW biomass combined heat and power plant at the proposed £40m Plymouth Enterprise Park.
Orta Solar has unveiled plans for a £10m solar energy farm on a 50-acre site near Newton Abbot.
Watson Fuels, the Wiltshire-based fuel distributor with 670 staff and about 50 depots, has been acquired by US-based World Fuel Services for £117m.
Bombardier Aerospace has won permission to build a £85m energy-from-waste plant at its site in east Belfast, with the creation of 20 jobs.
CLS Offshore is to set up a new fabrication workshop and energy services hub at the Marfleet Environmental Industries Park in Hull, with the creation of 100 jobs.