How data is helping manufacturers to “act now” with their net zero strategies

If you were to chart direct industrial emissions by each sector on a heat map, manufacturing would be red hot.

Hackers attack wind turbine manufacturer Vestas

The wind turbine giant was forced to shut down its IT systems across various business units

Is the UK planning to build a rare earth magnets factory?

A new study will soon set out how to restart the British production of the magnets used in EVs and wind turbines

Britain’s energy consumption ‘fell by 13% in the last 30 years’

UK homes were the highest user of fossil fuels in the UK in 2019, according to new report

Half of planned solar projects could be abandoned due to hike in prices

Around 50GW of the 90GW of planned projects for 2022 could face cancellation, as shipping and manufacturing costs go through the roof

COP26: Time to get serious about net zero

As world leaders descend on Glasgow for this year’s COP, businesses should use it as an opportunity to advance their net zero plans

UK manufacturing: Which obstacle is number one for preventing net zero planning?

Drax’s new report, Navigate to next, reveals that almost one third (29%) of UK manufacturers still don’t have a formal plan to reach net zero emissions.

Ford invests £230m in Merseyside EV plant

Supported by the UK government, the plant will be home to electric power unit production for Ford’s European EVs

Scottish manufacturing firms awarded £3.4m to reduce emissions

One of the projects is the conversion of gas combustion furnaces to a cleaner, oxy-fuel system at a glass manufacturing plant

GE and General Motors team up to develop rare metals supply chain

The collaboration aims to support the growth of electric vehicles and renewable energy