New £3.7m sustainable aviation test centre planned for Orkney

Different types of low carbon aircraft, including electric, hydrogen and sustainable aviation fuels, will be tested

UK unveils initial plans for £100m driverless car funding

The UK aims to create a cluster of innovative vehicle technology testing facilities in the Midlands. Business Secretary Greg Clark today announced plans for the first phase of a £100 million investment in connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) testing infrastructure. The first competition, announced today, will allow bids for an initial share of £55 million. […]

UK’s first offshore wind test centre in Scotland

The UK’s first offshore wind turbine testing facility is set to be built in Scotland. The £20 million joint venture between SSE and Scottish Enterprise will include three sites for testing turbines. SSE will work with Siemens and Mitsubishi Power Systems to develop their latest turbine technology on two sites while Scottish Enterprise will operate […]