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

New £22m fusion energy research facility to open in Yorkshire

The UK Atomic Energy Agency will work with industrial partners to put the UK in a strong position to commercialise nuclear fusion as a major source of low carbon electricity

Operations begin at world’s largest offshore wind farm in the UK

The first operational team of 32 set sail today, 120km out to sea, who will be operating and maintaining the wind farm

Drax flicks switch on fourth biomass unit in Yorkshire

It plans to replace its remaining two coal units with gas-fired power generation and battery storage

North Yorkshire mayor launches legal action against government’s fracking policy

Malton Mayor Paul Andrews believes it seeks to impose ‘an unacceptable level of government control’ on local planning applications

Drax and Siemens ink £40m deal for biomass turbine upgrades

The work will start in 2019 and take three years to complete

Batteries deployed at Yorkshire hydropower schemes

Each lithium-ion battery unit has a capacity of more than 1,200kWh and will provide balancing services to National Grid