Hull launches multi-million-pound project to decarbonise heat across city centre

Hull City Council’s planned district heating network will help achieve the region’s ambition to become carbon-neutral by 2030

Equinor to build ‘world-leading’ hydrogen and carbon capture plant in the UK

The facility will be located at Saltend Chemicals Park near the city of Hull and is estimated to avoid around 900,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide

Hull sets sights on becoming carbon-neutral city by 2030

The plan involves immediate actions on the eight themes of heat, power, mobility, consumption, fair transition, carbon sequestration, jobs and innovation

Hull’s water refill stations to reduce plastics bottles a splash hit

They have helped reduce the use of 100,000 plastic bottles since September 2017

Case Study – Archbishop Sentamu Academy – AMP Clean Energy

Hull academy reaps financial rewards of renewable heat payments

Yorkshire Water invests £30m in wastewater treatment plant

It will help the company produce more sludge – a by-product of wastewater treatment and the anaerobic digestion process produces biogas

Bioethanol producer Vivergo Fuels to close for good

The company cites the government’s delay in implementing the E10 fuel – which contains more bioethanol than traditional petrol – as one of the reasons

Queen visits offshore turbine blade factory in Hull

  The Queen visited Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing factory in Hull yesterday. She was given a short tour of the facility and a demonstration of the work which goes into making the mammoth 75-metre turbine blades, as part of the Hull City of Culture 2017 celebrations. They are handmade as a single, […]

New energy park in Hull to spark 1,000 jobs

A new energy park being developed in Hull could bring 1,000 jobs to the area. IBM, Vodafone and SSE are among a list of high profile companies backing the £200 million Yorkshire Energy Park, which is being built on part of the former Hedon Aerodome in Saltend. The facility will use both on-site and off-site energy sources, along with a […]

First turbine blade produced at Siemens’ factory in Hull

The first turbine blade has been manufactured at Siemens’ new wind power factory in Hull. Engineering giant Siemens and Associated British Ports (ABP) have invested £310 million in the site located in Alexandra Dock. The 540,000sqm facility will manufacture, store and distribute 75 metres turbine blades for offshore wind farms. It also includes  a dockside plant assembling […]