Offshore wind: Government seeks applications from potential port developers

It has launched a formal competitive process to accelerate the development of large-scale manufacturing portside hubs to create the next-generation of offshore wind turbines

US invests $16m to develop ultra-high temperature materials for gas turbine use

Projects will also develop new manufacturing processes that ensure turbine blades can withstand the extreme operating environments commonly found in natural gas turbines in both the aviation and power generation sectors

Up to £7m on offer to help foundation industries reduce energy use

They include the cement, glass, ceramics and paper sectors, which are responsible for 10% of UK carbon emissions

‘Energy efficiency has been forgotten as the easiest way to cut emissions’

That’s the warning from DNV GL, which says it is vital to improve the availability and uptake of energy efficient technologies

New £300m investment to make manufacturing smarter

It will support businesses in implementing new technologies to improve their manufacturing productivity, create highly skilled jobs and slash carbon emissions

Scientists discover enzyme that ‘recycles plastic in 10 hours’

The development of this novel enzyme has the potential to pave the way of a real transition to a circular economy, according to a new research

UK issues call to manufacturers to help in fight against pandemic

Gas analyser manufacturer Signal Group has already responded affirmatively to the call and offered assistance

Siemens Gamesa signs €200m deal to buy Senvion business units

The move will save around 2,000 jobs at the insolvent turbine manufacturer

Electrotechnical manufacturing firms commit to net zero emissions by 2050

In total, 24 businesses from the BEAMA trade body have made the move after stating the government’s net zero target is not in itself enough

BMW unveils Brit-built fully electric MINI

It has a 135kW motor, with a maximum range of up to 144 miles per charge