First decade of UK EV revolution supercharged with £10.8bn

More than 14,000 new jobs were created in British EV and battery sectors in the last ten years, according to a new report

Hydrogen powers Unilever’s factory in the North West

It is believed to be the world’s first large-scale demonstration of 100% hydrogen-firing in a consumer goods factory

Could war-fuelled energy prices shatter UK ceramics?

Ceramic manufacturers could be forced off the gas network, an industry association has said

Vestas admits hackers leaked its stolen data

The Danish group said the leaked data was concerned with ‘internal matters’

Manufacturer eyes zero waste wind turbine blades by 2030

LM Wind Power aims to send no excess manufacturing materials to landfills without energy recovery

How two thirds of UK manufacturers are targeting net zero (and what’s stopping the rest)

One third of manufacturing companies still haven’t made a formal commitment to net zero, according to latest research

Honda leaves F1 circuits to pursue environmental initiatives

The Japanese motorcycle manufacturer says it will focus on the development of low carbon technologies that will support battery electric and fuel cell vehicles

Vestas boss dumped after losses

Wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems has dumped its chief executive after weeks of rumours following a series of company losses. Vestas saw a net loss of €62million (£53m) between April and June 2013, €54m (£46m) more of a loss than the same period in the previous year. After eight years with the group the […]

UK manufacturer wins E.ON’s offshore contract

Energy supplier E.ON has awarded a contract to a British construction company to provide the foundation pieces for its offshore wind farm. TAG Energy Solutions will manufacture 16 monopolies and transition pieces, which form the base upon which the wind turbine stands, for E.ON’s £736 million Humber Gateway wind farm. The Teesside based company is […]

Shadow falls over 1,400 Vestas jobs

Vestas says it’s chopping 1,400 jobs by the end of the year. The company says it has had to do this to cut costs, as it tries to save €250million (£197m) by the end of 2012,  €100million (£79m) more than it originally planned. The Danish wind turbine manufacturer today acknowledged a tough 2012 could get […]