How North East England’s offshore wind sector is helping the UK reach net zero
How North East England’s offshore wind sector is helping the UK reach net zero
How North East England’s offshore wind sector is helping the UK reach net zero

The recent COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow has really energised businesses and organisations to focus on carbon reduction and make solid commitments to reduce their carbon emissions and support the UK’s ambition to reach net zero by 2050. There was much news coverage during COP 26 highlighting successful low carbon projects taking […]

COP26: LYNEMOUTH POWER STATION PART OF GLOBAL COALITION LAUNCHING THE ‘GLASGOW DECLARATION ON SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY’
COP26: LYNEMOUTH POWER STATION PART OF GLOBAL COALITION LAUNCHING THE ‘GLASGOW DECLARATION ON SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY’
COP26: LYNEMOUTH POWER STATION PART OF GLOBAL COALITION LAUNCHING THE ‘GLASGOW DECLARATION ON SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY’

Northumberland’s Lynemouth Power Station has joined other leading organisations from the global bioenergy industry in launching the ‘Glasgow Declaration on Sustainable Bioenergy’ during COP26. The signed declaration outlines the indispensable role that bioenergy will play in net zero ambitions agreed by the international community during the summit, a conclusion backed up by independent analysis from […]

Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.
Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.
Creativity, Technology and Opportunity – Immersive Technology and the Green Economy in North East England.

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England Last month, I watched the Department for International Trade’s (DIT), Global Investment Summit with keen interest.  As an Inward Investment professional, I welcome any opportunity that brings together global business leaders with the very best of innovation and capability in UK industries, but what really […]

Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution
Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution
Blog | Why North East England is in the driving seat of the UK’s electrification revolution

By Guy Currey, Director of Invest North East England Everyone can remember buying their first car. Mine was a second hand rusty white Ford Fiesta and it did around 37 miles per gallon. Whilst it wasn’t the flashiest number, it got me from a to b (sometimes, not always). For a whole new generation, buying […]

In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero
In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero
In conversation | How the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero

Dr Henry Kippin, MD of the North of Tyne Combined Authority, and Professor Jane Robinson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Engagement and Place at Newcastle University, on how the North East is emerging as the driving force behind the transition to Net Zero. Last week  Britishvolt broke ground on the 95 hectare site in Blyth, Northumberland, earmarked for the […]

Planning permission approved for Britishvolt’s gigaplant in Northumberland and helps the UK on the road to electrification
Planning permission approved for Britishvolt’s gigaplant in Northumberland and helps the UK on the road to electrification
Planning permission approved for Britishvolt’s gigaplant in Northumberland and helps the UK on the road to electrification

Britishvolt, the UK’s foremost investor in lithium-ion battery cell technologies and associated R&D, is thrilled to announce that it has been granted planning permission to construct its first full-scale lithium-ion Gigaplant facility in Northumberland. The news represents a major milestone for the company on its quest to assist vehicle OEMs on their roadmap to electrification. […]

Nissan unveils EV36Zero in Sunderland.  A £1bn Electric Vehicle (EV) Hub to accelerate the journey to carbon neutrality
Nissan unveils EV36Zero in Sunderland. A £1bn Electric Vehicle (EV) Hub to accelerate the journey to carbon neutrality
Nissan unveils EV36Zero in Sunderland. A £1bn Electric Vehicle (EV) Hub to accelerate the journey to carbon neutrality

Nissan unveils Nissan EV36Zero, a £1 billion flagship Electric Vehicle (EV) Hub creating a world-first EV manufacturing ecosystem. Centred around the record-breaking plant in Sunderland, UK, Nissan EV36Zero will supercharge the company’s drive to carbon neutrality and establish a new 360-degree solution for zero-emission motoring. The transformational project has been launched with an initial £1bn […]

Turntide Technologies Acquires Electric Vehicle Component Developer AVID Technology
Turntide Technologies Acquires Electric Vehicle Component Developer AVID Technology
Turntide Technologies Acquires Electric Vehicle Component Developer AVID Technology

Turntide Technologies, the company responsible for the Smart Motor SystemTM, has announced the acquisition of UK-based AVID Technology Limited, a cleantech engineering firm that designs and manufactures electrified powertrain components and systems for heavy-duty and high-performance electric (EV) and hybrid vehicles (HEV). The acquisition helps Turntide decarbonise the transportation sector and offers a high-performance alternative to the […]