Former Royal Air Force base in South Wales to become home of the UK’s first battery gigaplant

The facility will produce lithium-ion cylindrical batteries, servicing primarily the automotive industry

South Wales will become the home of ‘UK’s first gigafactory’

The plant, which is expected to cover 80 plus hectares land, will produce green lithium-ion batteries for use in electric vehicles

‘First wind farm owned by its customers’ launches in the UK

The project allows consumers to own as little as £250 worth share in a scheme that could reduce their electricity bills up to 26% every year

£2m green investment for Port of Swansea

A £2 million investment for a green project has been announced in Wales. Associated British Ports (ABP) South Wales is investing in a 0.5MW wind turbine for the Port of Swansea. It is expected to be operational by September this year and have the potential to generate enough power to boil more than 10 million […]

British Gas in £11m acquisition

British Gas today bought the gas and electricity arms of Connaught Compliance for £11.2m. The deal will see British Gas Business acquire Connaught’s 600 strong workforce, including around 400 gas and electricity engineers who specialise in the installation, service and maintenance of commercial gas boilers and electrical systems. The takeover also comprises 20,000 customer contracts, […]

RWE npower launches £1m energy centre

A £1m energy centre is to open later this year at Aberthaw Power Station in South Wales to provide a resource for schools and community groups. Aberthaw Centre for Energy and Environment (ACE2) was commissioned by RWE npower, owner of the power station. A two-metre high bank of pulverised fuel ash from the power station […]