HS2 trains to run on zero-carbon energy

The project is looking to become net zero by 2035

Scotland’s deposit return scheme to go live in 2023

Circular Economy Minister Lorna Slater set out plans for a phased implementation of the scheme and said the target of achieving 90% collection rates by 2024 will be maintained

Electricity prices are a barrier to decarbonisation, UK steel industry says

UK steel manufacturers currently pay 61% more for electricity than their competitors in Germany and 51% more than in France, new report finds

Britain produces ‘green’ steel at night to avoid high energy bills!

The producer Liberty Steel UK will operate its electric arc furnace plant at Rotherham between 11pm to 6am when energy costs are lower

Fresh $45m fund to decarbonise natural gas power and industrial sectors using CCS

Projects will help advance point-source CCS technologies that can capture at least 95% of carbon emissions from facilities that produce commodities like cement and steel

Industry urges government to take urgent action against spiralling energy prices

The group proposes tariff discounts and other winter cost containment measures to ensure that energy intensive industries continue to operate this winter

Hydrogen revolution ‘could create 25k green jobs in Britain in the next ten years’

Britain’s industrial clusters, including the Humber and Teesside, could become home to around 17,000 new jobs, according to a new report

UK’s failure to transition to net zero ‘could cost nearly 660K jobs’

The Trades Union Congress estimates nearly 259,700 jobs in manufacturing sectors are at direct risk

Wind turbine prices predicted to soar by 10%

A rise in steel, copper, aluminium and fibre prices are driving up wind turbine prices, according to a new research

Irish building materials firm invests in green steel venture

The so-called H2 Green Steel project is predicted to produce five million tonnes of ‘green steel’ by 2030