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

Green van tax incentives proposed

The government has launched a consultation on plans to lower tax on low emission vans, saying businesses have a “crucial role” in helping to reduce air pollution.

Engineering group funds energy saving with record sales

Shield Group, which bases some of its operations in Oldham, has slashed its energy use by 15 per cent to help manage increases in production after winning £15 million in new work.

Is resource efficiency the missing piece of the jigsaw?

New research shows that better resource efficiency is a far more effective approach to reducing emissions than ‘exciting new technologies’ or flagship government initiatives.

Growth in green goods and services on the up

The value of environmental goods and services in the UK economy reached £30.5 billion in 2015 - 23 per cent higher than in 2010.

Forget about the weather, what’s the power forecast?

National Grid has launched a new online tool which provides a 48 hour regional forecast of power production so users can plan to their energy use for when the grid is at its greenest.

Lloyds and Barclays join green lending drive

Lloyds Bank and Barclays are the latest major lenders to launch green business loan initiatives targeted at investments in low carbon tech and efficiency.

Events: Go Green for Business

GC Business Growth Hub is running a series fully-funded workshops in June and July designed to help Greater Manchester SMEs cut costs, enhance green credentials and grow their business.

Salford firm helps Rolls-Royce roll out sustainable ventilation

Salford-based GatorDuct helped Rolls-Royce replace 1,200 square metres of steel ductwork at a high-tech manufacturing facility with a unique, sustainable system made of cardboard.

Event: Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies

Manchester Metropolitan University’s Fuel Cell Innovation Centre is offering SMEs a chance to find out how fuel cells work and what opportunities lie ahead at a special lab tour on 12 June.

Event: How the Grid Works

Electricity North West is holding a workshop in Manchester on 29 June to offer insight into how the electricity grid works, its future and how it impacts on local energy projects.