Our News Library lists all the Green Intelligence articles that ENWORKS has published since September 2009.

3D printing has a bright UK future

A coalition of MPs and business leaders have argued that 3D printing is a huge environmental opportunity for manufacturing, and the UK is one of the best-placed countries to capitalise.

Watching England at the World Cup stresses the grid, too

The popularity of the 2018 World Cup is causing huge spikes in power demand in the UK as supporters all reach for energy-using appliances following games and at half-time.

Got an innovative idea? Enter Venturefest North West

The North West’s biggest annual innovation event returns to Manchester on 13 September and manufacturers are being urged to enter the Innovation Showcase Competition.

United Utilities promises green fleet in ten years

Water company United Utilities has set out a plan to switch its entire fleet of vehicles - including vans, HGVs and 4x4s - from diesel to ‘home-produced energy’ in ten years.

Could mandatory recycled content requirements cut plastic waste?

With new government funding on offer for ideas that cut plastic waste, research shows that there is plenty of recycled plastic available to UK manufacturers if the right measures are put in place.

Stronger, harder, faster: graphene shoes developed in Manchester

The world’s first sports shoes to utilise the 2D ‘wonder material’ graphene have been unveiled by the University of Manchester and British sports brand inov-8.

EU celebrates hat trick of green measures

The EU has agreed new 2030 targets to boost energy efficiency and renewable energy and laid the groundwork for ‘net-zero’ emissions by 2050, but will the UK play catch up?

£8.8m offered to cut SME energy use

A new government initiative has provided funding for nine project ideas aimed at helping SMEs in the hospitality, retail and education sectors to slash energy use through the use of smart meters.

Lancs firms team up to reward electric vehicle conversion

Bolton-based Energi Mine, which has developed a Bitcoin-like currency to reward energy saving, has partnered with a firm in Skelmersdale to encourage the shift to electric lorries and vans.

Dirt Factory to keep clean with Green Oil

The UK’s first indoor mountain bike park, which is to be built in Greater Manchester, has partnered with a supplier of eco-friendly bike maintenance products to promote sustainability in the sport.