Cheshire could see £1bn low carbon investment

Cheshire West and Chester is considered the fourth largest carbon emitter in the UK, with the investment set to save three million tonnes of carbon emissions by 2030

Essar and Progressive Energy team up for hydrogen production in the UK

A total investment of approximately £750m will be committed to deliver the project

Cheshire to become home of ‘UK’s first’ plastic-to-hydrogen plant

The new facility will produce hydrogen supplies for cars, buses and heavy good vehicles

Approval granted for £150m renewable gas plant in Cheshire

The Bio-Substitute Natural Gas plant will generate renewable gas from up to 175,000 tonnes of bio-resources, including unrecyclable wood and refuse-derived fuel

Plans submitted for plastics to hydrogen facility in Cheshire

The £7m plant is expected to treat up to 35 tonnes of unrecyclable plastics a day and create a local source of hydrogen

SSE to close its last coal-fired power plant in Cheshire

It is currently consulting with 158 employees at the Fiddler’s Ferry site as well as trade unions

Plans for ‘UK’s first’ waste plastic to hydrogen facility

The hydrogen produced could be used to power buses and heavy goods vehicles, before being rolled out to fuel cars

Investment worth £480m secured for Cheshire energy recovery facility

Tata Chemicals Europe says the plant is expected to help divert around 600,000 tonnes of waste from landfill

SSE to close unit at Fiddler’s Ferry coal power station

That will take the capacity of the power station from 1,995MW to 1,510MW in total

Cheshire smart grid research secures £200k grant

A proposal for a multi-vector energy system that is capable of being scaled up to other regions of the UK will be developed