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Posted on 27 January 2022

Electricity North West sets out £1.8bn net zero plan

Electricity North West, the region’s electricity network operator, has published a five-year plan to lead the North West to net zero by supporting homes and businesses with the transition to clean power.
Posted on 27 January 2022

Event: Energy House 2.0 Tours

Individuals are invited to the University of Salford’s ground-breaking Energy House 2.0, which is now complete and will play a leading role in the development of next-generation net zero homes.
Posted on 27 January 2022

Business groups urge Treasury for support on energy costs

SMEs are particularly at risk from the spike in high energy prices, with experts advising businesses to accelerate their move to renewable energy and improve in-house energy management.
Posted on 27 January 2022

Local leaders call for Clean Air Zone funding shakeup

Greater Manchester has asked government to pause the rollout of funding designed to help firms prepare for the forthcoming Clean Air Zone, due to concerns over the global supply of compliant vans.
Posted on 27 January 2022

Carbon offset prices could skyrocket this decade

The era of easily affordable carbon offsets used by some companies as a ‘get-out-of-jail-free card’ could be coming to end within the next few years, with prices potentially surpassing $200 per tonne.
Posted on 27 January 2022

88% of firms need support with net zero

Research shows that less than a third of UK businesses have a strategy for reaching net zero emissions, with many feeling overwhelmed by the steps ahead of them and the specific data needed.
Posted on 27 January 2022

Liverpool City Region needs to halve energy use by 2040

A landmark report has set out the pathway the Liverpool City Region needs to take to reach its goal of zero carbon by 2040 or sooner, which the city region’s mayor describes as a ‘moral duty’.
Posted on 27 January 2022

In Conversation with Tolu Omideyi, GC Business Growth Hub

Tolu Omideyi discusses how SMEs’ attitudes towards sustainability have changed in the last 5-10 years and how the green tech and services sector can help the region to achieve its net zero targets.
Posted on 27 January 2022

HSBC launches £500m green SME fund

HSBC UK has announced the launch of a special fund offering SMEs cashback on loans for green activities, as well as a new sustainability assessment tool providing insights and resources.
Posted on 27 January 2022

A simple guide to greening your supply chain

Kevin Lambert offers some starter tips on how to engage with and influence your suppliers as part of a wider sustainability or net zero strategy.