COP26 President pushes the button for end of Yorkshire coal

The two chimneys and boiler house at SSE’s Ferrybridge coal power station in Yorkshire have been demolished

Where do most switchers live?

Stockton-On-Tees in County Durham leads in energy switching activity according to Energy UK’s report. But which city follows?

Underwater cable being laid
National Grid to consult on Scotland to Yorkshire energy link

The project will bring renewable energy from Scotland under the North Sea to Drax in North Yorkshire

Businesses in Yorkshire offered £600k for anaerobic digestion innovation

Projects can include desk-based studies, consultancy, laboratory tests, scale-up or demonstration activities

Yorkshire households warned to not become ‘accidental’ waste criminals

There are concerns about the number of ‘man and van’ adverts and self-promotion on Facebook and other social media platforms offering to take away people’s rubbish

New £22m fusion tech site in Yorkshire reaches construction milestone

The facility is expected to help commercialise nuclear fusion as a major source of low carbon electricity

Flood-hit farmers offered up to £25,000 each to cover repair costs

The government is extending its Farming Recovery Fund to support farmers following the flooding that started last week

UK Government approves Drax gas conversion plans in Yorkshire

Once developed, 1.8GW of capacity would be available from October 2023

Final turbine installed at ‘world’s largest’ offshore wind farm

Once completed, the offshore wind farm is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than a million homes in the UK

World’s largest turbines picked for biggest offshore wind farm in Yorkshire

The Haliade-X 12MW turbine blade is 107 metres long and is said to be bigger than nine London buses or the pitch at Wembley Stadium or the Statue of Liberty