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Posted on 4 December 2019

Manchester venue goes green with Siemens tech

An historic venue for Manchester’s world-famous Hallé orchestra has cut its energy costs by 35% thanks to an integrated digital building management system from Siemens.
Posted on 4 December 2019

Electric mini-diggers rolled out by electricity network operator

Electricity North West is the region’s first company to purchase state-of-the-art JCV electric mini-diggers which are quieter, zero emission and cheaper to run than diesel diggers.
Posted on 4 December 2019

£1m fund launched to solve packaging and electronic waste

An ‘industry-first’ fund has been launched to support UK-based projects and ideas that could reduce the environmental impact of packaging, batteries and electronic waste.
Posted on 4 December 2019

Why energy isn’t the only resource you should be saving

GC Business Growth Hub’s Claire Scott explains why energy efficiency is just one part of the puzzle to boosting productivity and reducing environmental impact in manufacturing.
Posted on 4 December 2019

Electric cars could save £300 by sharing electricity

Research shows drivers could save up to £300 per year by storing and sharing electricity in their car’s battery with the grid, thanks to ‘vehicle-to-grid’ technology under development.
Posted on 20 November 2019

NHS Trust first in Europe to install intelligent lighting

The Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust has installed a cutting-edge energy efficient intelligent lighting system expected to save around £38,000 per year in energy bills.
Posted on 20 November 2019

North ‘at the forefront’ of climate action

A major study jointly launched by the North of England’s eleven Local Enterprise Partnerships has set out the North’s strategically-important role in helping the UK to meet its climate targets.
Posted on 20 November 2019

Manchester to use ‘bioprint’ Christmas lights

Manchester’s 360,000 new Christmas lights for 2019 are not only low energy, but are also largely degradable and made from recycled materials.
Posted on 20 November 2019

Ten steps to net zero for small businesses

North West members of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) have worked together to produce a list of ten tips to help firms wanting to move towards net zero emissions.
Posted on 20 November 2019

Heineken to start plastic elimination drive in Manchester

Heineken UK plans to remove plastic rings and shrink wrapping from its multi-pack cans with a £22 million investment in new materials, to be piloted at its Manchester brewery.