RenewableUK appoints Siemens executive as new CEO

Dan McGrail helped the manufacturing giant seal a £310 million deal for the blade factory in Hull

Hull’s water refill stations to reduce plastics bottles a splash hit

They have helped reduce the use of 100,000 plastic bottles since September 2017

Case Study – Archbishop Sentamu Academy – AMP Clean Energy

Hull academy reaps financial rewards of renewable heat payments

Yorkshire Water invests £30m in wastewater treatment plant

It will help the company produce more sludge – a by-product of wastewater treatment and the anaerobic digestion process produces biogas

Bioethanol producer Vivergo Fuels to close for good

The company cites the government’s delay in implementing the E10 fuel – which contains more bioethanol than traditional petrol – as one of the reasons

Queen visits offshore turbine blade factory in Hull

  The Queen visited Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing factory in Hull yesterday. She was given a short tour of the facility and a demonstration of the work which goes into making the mammoth 75-metre turbine blades, as part of the Hull City of Culture 2017 celebrations. They are handmade as a single, […]

New energy park in Hull to spark 1,000 jobs

A new energy park being developed in Hull could bring 1,000 jobs to the area. IBM, Vodafone and SSE are among a list of high profile companies backing the £200 million Yorkshire Energy Park, which is being built on part of the former Hedon Aerodome in Saltend. The facility will use both on-site and off-site energy sources, along with a […]

First turbine blade produced at Siemens’ factory in Hull

The first turbine blade has been manufactured at Siemens’ new wind power factory in Hull. Engineering giant Siemens and Associated British Ports (ABP) have invested £310 million in the site located in Alexandra Dock. The 540,000sqm facility will manufacture, store and distribute 75 metres turbine blades for offshore wind farms. It also includes  a dockside plant assembling […]

ENGIE to run £200m energy from waste plant

The developer of a pioneering new 25MW energy-from-waste plant in Hull has appointed ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ) to operate the £200m facility and purchase the green electricity it generates. The Energy Works plant in Hull is being developed by local firm Spencer Group. Building started last month and it should be operation by 2018. It […]

25MW green power plant to be built in Hull

A £200 million renewable gasification power plant is to be built in Hull. The 25MW Energy Works plant will generate electricity from domestic and commercial refuse-derived fuel. It will provide power to the National Grid and local businesses and is expected to produce enough power for around 43,000 homes. There will also be a pre-treatment facility […]