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Posted on 31 March 2021

Electric vehicle grants ‘refocused’ to more affordable models

The highly successful plug-in car, van and truck grant has been cut by £500 and will now be restricted to cars under £35,000 to ‘allow more people to benefit’, the government says.
Posted on 31 March 2021

A real factory of the future: In Conversation with Creative Apparel

Phil Millar, Managing Director of Creative Apparel in Stockport, tells us about his plans to open a ground-breaking eco-factory-cum-technology-incubator in 2022 and support more creative jobs.
Posted on 31 March 2021

Net Zero: The £50bn shopping list

Senior Green Technologies and Services Advisor Katherine Burden breaks down the size of the market opportunity for green technologies and services as the UK drives towards net zero emissions.
Posted on 31 March 2021

£1bn set out via new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy

A new strategy launched by government sets out over £1 billion to cut emissions from industry, schools and hospitals, with more than £100 million secured for projects in Greater Manchester.
Posted on 31 March 2021

Government overhauls green homes funding

The government has scrapped its flagship Green Homes Grant scheme six months after it launched, with some funding being re-routed to local authorities to cut emissions in lower income households.
Posted on 31 March 2021

Greater Manchester to develop low carbon hydrogen hub

A new partnership between local government, academia and industry aims to install a ‘hydrogen hub’ to produce sustainable hydrogen fuel at scale for the first time within the city region.
Posted on 31 March 2021

Third of UK’s biggest firms commit to net zero

Thirty FTSE100 companies have now committed to net zero emissions by 2050 at the latest, while 60% of UK CEOs are planning to increase investments in sustainability over the next 3 years.
Posted on 31 March 2021

Green highlights from Budget 2021

The Budget included a variety of announcements ranging from green bonds and infrastructure funding to new R&D initiatives, although there was disappointment about another fuel duty freeze.
Posted on 31 March 2021

Bolton retail park to be 'transformed’ for green skills

A retail park in Bolton currently home to a trampoline centre is to be developed into a ‘centre of excellence’ for green technologies after being purchased by a local social housing provider.
Posted on 24 February 2021

University offering free advice on sustainable plastics

The University of Manchester’s Sustainable Materials Innovation Hub has begun supporting SMEs in Greater Manchester looking to improve their understanding, consumption and disposal of plastics.