British Airways switches on ‘world’s first’ jet zero engines

The airline will purchase enough UK-produced SAF to power the equivalent of 700 net zero flights between London and New York

Sustainable aviation fuel firm Velocys secures million-pound funding

The money will help develop a facility aiming to convert hundreds of thousands tonnes of residual waste into sustainable aviation fuel annually

Offshore wind: New safety training centre to be developed at Immingham

The ‘fully immersive’ training programme is designed to bring about transformational behavioural change in attitudes to safety

Humber Ports £100m revamp to boost Drax biomass

Three ports in the Humber region which will supply woodchips for Drax’s new biomass plant are splashing out £100million to cope with the new fuel source. The tide of new investment will see the Ports of Hull, Goole and Immingham upgraded to handle millions of tonnes of wood pellet shipments, the Associated British Ports (ABP) […]

Drax cancels biomass plant

Drax is cancelling plans to build a dedicated biomass plant in Selby, North Yorkshire because it is too expensive. The power firm cited huge costs and a government “rethink” on support for biomass for the decision. Drax originally planned to build three dedicated 300MW biomass plants for around £2 billion. One project had already hit […]

£400m renewable energy centre set for Humberside

A shipbreaking firm wants to build a £400m renewable energy centre on Humberside. Able UK is the country’s biggest shipbreaker and hit the headlines four years ago when it dismantled ships from the so called US ‘ghost fleet’ of Secord World War vessels. Now Able has had its plans for a marine energy park approved […]