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21 June 2020

Greater Manchester to house world-first ‘CryoBattery’

Plans are underway to build the world’s largest commercial-scale liquid air battery in Trafford, which will create 200 jobs and power as many as 200,000 homes for 5 hours a day when needed.

27 May 2020

Manufacturers ‘committed’ to post-COVID decarbonisation

New research from manufacturing organisation Make UK shows that 30% of manufacturers were investing in energy efficiency and sustainability measures before the COVID-19 outbreak.

22 April 2020

Government sets out transport challenge

A new report setting out the government’s vision for tackling transport emissions says that 2020 will be a crucial year for establishing new policies and plans, with reducing car use high on the agenda.

15 April 2020

Government sets out transport challenge

A new report setting out the government’s vision for tackling transport emissions says that 2020 will be a crucial year for establishing new policies and plans, with reducing car use high on the agenda.

15 April 2020

University to launch sustainability hub for SMEs

The University of Manchester’s Henry Royce Institute has announced a new programme of support to help Greater Manchester SMEs find innovative solutions to sustainable plastics.

25 March 2020

UK set for electric vehicle boom

New data suggests that UK businesses are planning to invest £12 billion in electric vehicles over the next two years - nearly a 50 per cent increase compared to the previous 24 months.

25 March 2020

How the digital revolution can power us to zero carbon

Green Economy director Amy House shares the thoughts of a panel of innovators who are utilising the power of AI and data to cut carbon emissions and achieve their green objectives.

12 March 2020

UK set for electric vehicle boom

New data suggests that UK businesses are planning to invest £12 billion in electric vehicles over the next two years - nearly a 50 per cent increase compared to the previous 24 months.

11 March 2020

Green highlights from the 2020 Budget

The 2020 Budget may have been dominated by the response to the Coronavirus outbreak, but there were new green announcements on heating, electric vehicles, packaging and clean tech innovation.

26 February 2020

North West industrial energy projects win share of £90m

Europe’s first large-scale low carbon hydrogen production plant and the use of alternative fuels for glass production are among a suite of projects to share a £90 million government funding package.

26 February 2020

Climate change ‘soaring’ up CEO agenda

Almost two thirds of UK CEOs now believe that climate change is a threat to their business, but over half agree that action will lead to new opportunities, according to an annual survey by PwC.

26 February 2020

8 out of 10 SMEs taking action on energy efficiency

A survey of more than 500 UK SMEs has revealed an increasing interest in energy efficiency, with companies increasingly concerned about their energy spend and environmental impact.

20 February 2020

World annual resource use passes 100bn tonnes

The global economy is now consuming over 100 billion tonnes of materials a year for the first time ever, with only 8.6 per cent being reused - sparking concern from experts.