Boris Johnson says – build a nuclear power plant every year

The announcement was made during the Prime Minister’s visit to Hartlepool nuclear power station

Schools ‘could cut staff as energy bills skyrocket’

Almost one-in-three schools in the North East could be put into deficit because of rising costs, according to a new report

Government boosts Blyth gigafactory with £100m

The gigaplant is forecast to produce batteries for around 300,000 EVs a year

SSEN increases Storm Arwen compensation payments

Customers can receive up to an additional £210 depending on how long they stayed without power

Kwasi Kwarteng: “Completely unacceptable that there are still homes off power”

The Business and Energy Secretary said it is ‘frustrating’ 3,900 are still without power in the North East

UK’s offshore wind spins faster with £130m boost

A subsea cables provider has unveiled plans to build a facility that will develop components of wind turbines

New forest to be created in North East to promote a ‘greener future’

Enough trees are set to be planted to cover 35 football pitches in the first year, after receiving £480k in funding from Defra’s Nature for Climate Fund

EDF Energy wins contracts to power up public sector bodies

The volume of power it will supply in Scotland accounts for around 10% of the nation’s annual electricity consumption

Multi-million pound boost for SMEs in offshore sector

A £2.8 million public-private initiative has been set up to support small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) expand into the offshore wind and marine energy supply chain. The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) based in Northumberland will help companies develop technologies to cut the cost of offshore installations through its Renewable Energy Technology Accelerator (RETA) […]

North East residents to save hundreds on energy bills

Residents in the North East can now save hundreds of pounds on their energy bills every year. Cestria Community Housing has teamed up with Energy Angels in County Durham to help the local people switch to cheaper tariffs and advise them about saving energy in their homes. Suzanne Jobson, Cestria’s financial inclusion officer said: “We […]