Government pledges £66m boost for offshore wind industry

The UK Government has pledged to invest millions of pounds in the offshore wind industry in a bid to create more jobs and boost the economy. It will provide £20 million from its Regional Growth Fund to improve the UK wind industry’s supply chain and £46 million for the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult Centre to […]

Cumbrian paper manufacturer wins £3.15m for energy plant

A UK paper manufacturer has been awarded £3.15 million to support the development of energy plant in Cumbria. Based in Burneside, near Kendal, James Cropper plc was selected to receive the cash as part of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF). The £7 million ‘Steam Raising Plant’ will use a mixture of solid recovered fuel […]

£8m investment for energy industry products

A UK engineering firm has announced an £8million investment for a manufacturing base which will produce specialised products for the energy industry. Darchem Engineering said demand for its products has been so high that an additional manufacturing facility is needed for the growing market of large scale nuclear fabrications. The company also produces specialist products […]

Midlands firm awarded £5m for solar

A manufacturing firm in the Midlands has been awarded £5million worth of Government funding to build solar panels across the UK. This is in an effort to drive the nation’s economy and create new jobs in the area. Sunsolar was given the grant as part of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund, which is expected to […]