Is the UK’s first gigafactory ‘put on life support’?

Work on Britishvolt’s EV battery factory near Blyth in Northumberland has reportedly been limited in a bid to slash spending costs

Government boosts Blyth gigafactory with £100m

The gigaplant is forecast to produce batteries for around 300,000 EVs a year

North of Tyne launches £18m low carbon fund

The investment will drive clean and green innovation across the area – including EVs, heat pumps and energy efficiency