Nissan charges ahead with EV36Zero plans in the UK with new solar farm
Nissan charges ahead with EV36Zero plans in the UK with new solar farm
Nissan charges ahead with EV36Zero plans in the UK with new solar farm

Nissan has been given the green light to install an additional 20MW solar farm at its UK plant, the next milestone for its EV36Zero project and the company’s journey to carbon neutrality. The new 20MW installation, for which planning permission has now been granted, will double the amount of renewable electricity generated at Nissan’s Sunderland […]

Construction starts on Operations and Maintenance Base for world’s biggest offshore wind farm
Construction starts on Operations and Maintenance Base for world’s biggest offshore wind farm
Construction starts on Operations and Maintenance Base for world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank Wind Farm has officially broken ground for its net zero carbon Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at the Port of Tyne. At 3.6GW, the wind farm will become the biggest in the world when operational in 2026, and be capable of providing around 5% of the UK’s electricity. The Government has committed to […]

The North East’s key role in the UK’s green industrial revolution
The North East’s key role in the UK’s green industrial revolution
The North East’s key role in the UK’s green industrial revolution

The North East is emerging as a Green Energy Powerhouse, delivering sustainable growth. In this COP26 article, Professor Colin Herron at Newcastle University tells us about the strategic role the region plays in the UK’s green revolution. The UK’s first gigafactory is just the start in the North East Nissan is building the first-ever mass-produced Electric Vehicle […]

Work gathers pace on landmark industrial development, Station Place in Newton Aycliffe
Work gathers pace on landmark industrial development, Station Place in Newton Aycliffe
Work gathers pace on landmark industrial development, Station Place in Newton Aycliffe

A major County Durham industrial scheme has hit another key milestone with the development of its latest phase. The construction of ten industrial units at Station Place in Newton Aycliffe is well underway, with the groundwork complete and the steelwork of the buildings now being erected. Station Place is part of the wider £90m Merchant […]

£15m world-class training centre that will provide ‘next generation skills for next generation homes’ moves forward
£15m world-class training centre that will provide ‘next generation skills for next generation homes’ moves forward
£15m world-class training centre that will provide ‘next generation skills for next generation homes’ moves forward

LEADERS of major institutions in Sunderland have welcomed a £20m commitment announced in today’s Autumn Budget [27 October] that will support delivery of a cutting-edge training facility that will provide ‘next generation skills for next generation homes’ as part of Sunderland’s ambitious city centre housing ecosystem. Sunderland City Council, Education Partnership North East and the […]

Fertilising a greener future for the UK: Brineflow officially open at Port of Sunderland
Fertilising a greener future for the UK: Brineflow officially open at Port of Sunderland
Fertilising a greener future for the UK: Brineflow officially open at Port of Sunderland

A multi-million fertiliser distribution and storage hub, helping ease the UK’s fertiliser crisis, has officially opened its doors. Brineflow Limited, a leading manufacturer of liquid nitrogen fertilisers for the agricultural sectors, has opened a new storage and distribution hub at Port of Sunderland as part of its bid to help UK farmers embrace net-zero and be […]

PragmatIC Semiconductor secures $80 million funding
PragmatIC Semiconductor secures $80 million funding
PragmatIC Semiconductor secures $80 million funding

New investment supports second FlexLogIC fab to meet soaring demand for flexible chips PragmatIC Semiconductor, a world leader in flexible electronics, is proud to announce that it has secured $80 million of Series C funding. This scale-up investment will be used to build a second FlexLogIC® fab in the North East of England, to meet the […]

New Space Enterprise Lab opens in County Durham
New Space Enterprise Lab opens in County Durham
New Space Enterprise Lab opens in County Durham

The Satellite Applications Catapult has opened one of its six brand new Space Enterprise Labs (SEL) in County Durham today. The Space Enterprise Lab, which will provide users with access to the latest collaborative technology, resources and expertise, has opened at the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence at NETPark in Sedgefield. The Space […]