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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy welcomed The Queen to Hull

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy today welcomed Her Majesty The Queen to its offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing factory at Alexandra Dock, Hull. On arrival at the site, Her Majesty drove the full 75 metre length of the turbine blade that featured as an art installation in the Queen Victoria Square, in

Biomass supplier secures £200k to fuel growth

A fast-growing Yorkshire company, which has become one of the region’s leading suppliers of biomass wood pellets, has secured £200,000 to support its further growth from NPIF – Mercia Debt Finance, which is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. VerdEnergy supplies customers throughout the North of England from its headquarters

Yorkshire-based energy firm shortlisted in national award

The founder of a Leeds-based off-grid renewable energy company has been shortlisted in a national award to celebrate Great British entrepreneurs. Xerogrid has been announced as just one of six finalists in NatWest’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the #GoDo Entrepreneur category. The awards, which will take place at The Imperial War

Yorkshire shredder manufacturer helps generate power at London airports

North Yorkshire-based industrial shredding specialist, UNTHA UK, has provided the shredding technology required for two energy recovery plants devised by food waste experts Tidy Planet for DHL. The sophisticated facilities are now producing 25,500kW of heat per day from the food waste at London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The technology hit the

Construction begins on green technology business centre at Bridgehead

Work on a new multi-million-pound business centre aimed at the growing renewable energy and environmental technology sectors is now underway at the Bridgehead business park. The £3.9 million Ergo Centre at Bridgehead in Hessle is being developed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council in conjunction with regeneration company Wykeland Group and,

Power specialist Smith Brothers sets its sights on solar

Elland-based high voltage power specialist Smith Brothers has added the energisation of two prominent solar farms to its fast-growing success story.  Having been assigned the design and build contract for Wreay Farm in Carlisle by renewables developer Anesco, the team of electrical engineering experts was also enlisted as the independent connections

Yorkshire firm behind largest privately owned off-grid system in Ghana

A Leeds-based solar power company is behind the largest privately owned off-grid system in Ghana. With Ghana experiencing an erratic power supply and regular blackouts known as ‘Dumsor’, a local woman reached out to the Yorkshire OutBack specialist, Xerogrid to help take the power into her community’s own hands. Successful Ghanaian businesswoman, Gloria Rego,

Eco-friendly homes prove a “green” success story for Leeds firms

It's “green for go” for two Leeds firms who have teamed up to create an eco-friendly collection of new family homes in the north east of city.  Adel-based developers Shellbourne Properties and Solec Energy Solutions, headquartered in Headingley, have teamed up to bring a brownfield site in Swarcliffe to life with a

North Yorkshire investment banker joins Jörd Energy

A North Yorkshire-based investment banker’s appointment to a fledgling business has ensured the renewable energy industry has just got hotter!  Ian Goodwin has joined the newly-launched Jörd Energy - which is specialising in commercial and residential ground source heat pumps and solar panel installations - as joint-managing director.  Whilst the business is

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