England’s first hosepipe ban to come into effect

The hosepipe ban in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight aims to protect the habitats of rivers in these regions

SSEN completes £1m power supply upgrade on Isle of Wight

The programme of works will boost power supplies to more than 3,400 homes and businesses living and working in the area

Isle of Wight’s power supplies charged with £1m investment

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Distribution plans to upgrade part of the island’s power network

UK Oil and Gas seeks environmental permit to explore site in Arreton

The Environment Agency has launched a public consultation on the new permit, which if granted would allow UKOG to operate at the proposed site for a period of three years

Partnership makes waves for tidal energy on Isle of Wight

A new partnership between PTEC and Orbital could bring the Isle of Wight one step closer to producing tidal energy

Ricardo and EMEC team up to boost Isle of Wight hydrogen production

The project could produce hydrogen used by ferry and bus companies, the rail network, vehicles and marine applications

Black and white picture of a man looking up to a wind turbine blade mould.
Turbine maker MHI Vestas to create 1,100 jobs on Isle of Wight

It expects to start production on a second manufacturing line by January next year

Red Funnel goes green with new environmental strategy

The ferry operator aims to slash the carbon footprint generated on its journeys to and from the Isle of Wight

Foresight Group buys 2.5MW anaerobic digestion plant on the Isle of Wight

The site can process in excess of 50,000 tonnes of energy crops each year

Lifeboat charity makes a splash on energy storage

A lifeboat charity has signed an agreement for the installation of an energy storage unit at its centre on the Isle of Wight. Storage technology company redT energy is installing a 180kWh unit at the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) Inshore Lifeboat Centre in East Cowes, which is used to manufacture and maintain its fleet […]