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Progress by the privately held English water and sewerage companies to carve out a share of the Scottish retail services market has so far been limited. The prospect of more competition south of the border has raised the stakes.
Tony Wray is to retire in Spring 2014 after seven years as CEO of Severn Trent.
Anglian Water has merged its Scottish and English business retail arms.
The German conglomerate has set up a water filtration division to house its latest acquisition: UK industrial MBR specialist Aquabio. It wants to complete a European technology roll-out by the end of the year.
The rapid growth of the algae industry is being driven by new technologies that offer more efficient and cost-effective ways of dewatering. Gordon Cope looks at the barriers to commercialisation.
GWI examines the rationale for other UK water and sewerage companies to raise hybrid capital.
A groundbreaking hybrid bond from Pennon offers a cost-efficient way of funding near-term capex at its waste subsidiary. It will present a major refinancing risk in five years’ time.
The trend towards more innovative outsourcing is gathering momentum in the UK water industry. Scotland’s ‘6+6’ strategy is the latest development.
A lacklustre response to the first round of bidding for the water-only company has left the vendor with limited options.
Pennon, which owns South West Water as well as a substantial solid waste business, has come up with a creative financing solution to back its push into the waste-to-energy business.