Heat Networks Investment warms up

The government’s Heat Networks Investment Project is set to launch, but what are the benefits and how much investment is up for grabs?

How the tide has turned

Huge potential outlined for tidal power as research waves in a new era for energy generation that could have major economic implications.

Has the ship come in for North East ports?

With a surge of activity flowing through the coast, an even brighter future could be on the horizon for the region’s ports.

Blyth puts world’s largest blades to the test

ORE Catapult site to test world’s most powerful wind turbine blades.

Energy storage potential or just hot air?

Could electricity be stored in hydrogen through the gas transmission network? The Institute of Mechanical Engineers thinks so.

Policy that changed like the wind

How the government failed to forecast the stormy conditions that have upset the economy and the environment following sudden onshore wind policy changes.

Wearside battery firm goes global

See how a landmark deal to sell into Asian market boosted North East based Hyperdrive Innovation’s growth plans.

£6bn for energy efficiency and fuel poverty measures

Learn more about the government’s flagship scheme focused on driving down energy bills for low income households.

Government taps into Hydrogen fuel tech

Department of Transport (DfT) backs a consortium of businesses to develop ‘zero emission’ hydrogen technology with multi-million pound investment.

Banking on sustainable energy

NatWest to make billions of pounds of funding available for UK sustainable energy projects.