West Midlands social homes secure £7.5m retrofit boost

More than 620 of the ‘worst’ energy-performing homes will get a boost to improve their energy efficiency

Former landfill and coal mine to become solar farm to power UK hospital

It is predicted that the solar energy produced by the project will power the hospital for three quarters of the year

West Midlands charges into the future with a new Gigafactory

The 530,000 square-metre facility is predicted to attract an £2.5bn investment and create up to 6,000 jobs

West Midlands village to give dead EV batteries a second life

Veolia will build a new facility that is predicted to process 20% of the UK’s end of life EV batteries by 2024

Nearly 2k homes across West Midlands to get energy efficiency boost

Poor insulated, low income households are set to receive support from the local authorities

Severn Trent Water fined £1.5m for illegal sewage discharges

Nearly 360,000 litres of sewage were discharged into one brook

UK fuel spend ‘broke record in September’

That was 125% more than the same day in 2019, according to new research

Wärtsilä to provide 100MW of energy storage systems for projects in West Midlands

The projects are being developed by Wärtsilä and Pivot Power at sites in Coventry and the outskirts of Birmingham

Thousands of low income households to be awarded free smart thermostats

Bulb plans to install Google Nest Thermostat E devices in 2,000 homes in the West Midlands as part of a trial

Steel transport on veggie oil gets on UK rail track

The train transported 2,500 tonnes of steel product from Wales to West Midlands