£273M fund for low carbon aerospace creation

£273M fund for low carbon aerospace creation The government will give £273M to pay for low carbon aerospace creation involving solar-powered aircraft and NHS treatment drones Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will make the statement later on today, which the government predicts will create 8.8k new vacancies. Using electric drones to analyise hazards, move medical treatments…
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Government start COP26 drive to inspire firms to go green

Government start COP26 drive to inspire firms to go green: The UK government has initiated a new COP26 campaign to help more British businesses to go green. Started by the country’s export credit agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF), the drive features the overseas renewable energy opportunities that businesses can have use of. It has noted…
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South Tyneside new use for abandoned flood mines

South Tyneside new use for abandoned flood mines. A new heating scheme in Holborn, South Tyneside, will the district gathering heat from its abandoned flooded mines and the River Tyne has been granted planning permission. A new project which will cost an approximated £23 million will use a variety of technologies in the bid to…
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Ofgem £300m investment for EV change

Ofgem £300m investment for EV change With a £300m investment into the switching of Electric vehicles, has Britain got enough charge to make the big switch? With an investment aimed to be delivered within the next two years, Britain looks to accelerate its efforts in the manufacturing of the infrastructure needed to ready itself for…
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Low carbon concrete used for flood defence

Low carbon concrete used for flood defence. The environment agency (EA) stated that low carbon concrete will be the main construction material of choice in relation to flood defence. The announcement comes as part of the new net zero roadmap that the EA recently revealed. Having witnessed the solution work successfully in the construction of…
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Wind turbines hit new records

With the weather being windy and rainy, most brits have been stuck inside after the lockdown lifted, however wind turbines hit new records. Wind turbines have ensured the grid became greener. Almost two thirds of Britain’s electricity was provided by wind turbines stated the National Grid ESO. They stated “Our provisional data indicates a new…
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New green technology funding

In an announcement made last week, the government stated that their would be a £166 million cash boost in new green technology funding. This cash boost aims to assist businesses in the manufacturing, steel energy and waste sectors to decarbonise their operations. Businesses and projects the currently use technologies such as greenhouse gas removal and…
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Infrastructure bank to drive £40bn of green investment

Infrastructure bank to drive £40bn of green investment: Leeds new infrastructure bank will drive at least £30bn of green investments. Chancellor of Exchequer Rishi Sunak has a series of sustainable plans for the 2021 Budget, in which he established how the Conservative Party will work to drive a sustainable and buisness focused recovery in the…
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Youth unemployment crisis set to be fixed

Youth unemployment crisis set to be fixed: Could 250,000 green apprenticeships help solve the youth unemployment crisis? That has worsening as a result of the pandemic. Friends of the Earth have found new research which suggests that 250,000 green apprenticeships could lead to jobs in peatland restoration, renewables and woodland creation this would help address…
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Ofgem settles RIIO-2 to direct £40m into electricity network

Ofgem settles RIIO-2 to direct £40m into electricity network: Ofgem has concluded the RIIO-2 price control for 2021-26, directing over £40 billion of investment into the national electricity grid & infrastructure. About £30 billion of this amount will be available upfront in order to help establish a “stronger, greener and fairer GB energy system”, while…
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