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

Are we facing an energy cost ‘double-whammy’?

New energy cost forecasts predict that market volatility and rising ‘non-commodity’ charges mean medium to large energy users could face up to a 50 per cent price hike by 2020.

North West firms shortlisted for green tech awards

Four organisations from Greater Manchester and Lancashire have been named finalists in the prestigious BusinessGreen Technology Awards 2018.

Now it’s serious: climate change could reduce beer supply

Rising temperatures this century are likely to negatively affect the global supply of barley, the main ingredient of beer - possibly doubling the cost of the world’s most popular tipple.

Delph pizza pan maker slices into energy savings

Alphin Pans, a precision sheet metal manufacturer specialising in pizza and fast-food commercial cookware, has boosted its bottom line after receiving support to improve energy efficiency.

Energy giant partners with Salford innovator for flexible power

EDF Energy has paved the way for its business customers to sell excess energy to the grid after signing a deal with Salford-based energy demand response firm, Upside Energy.

Floating solar farm under construction in Lancashire

United Utilities is installing over 3,500 floating solar panels on Lancaster Reservoir, saying it will help to reduce water bills for customers by stabilising its energy costs.

Rochdale LED installer achieves global standard

Powersave, a designer, supplier and installer of energy efficient LED lighting solutions, has achieved the ISO 9001 standard with support from low carbon business experts at GC Business Growth Hub.

UK plastics ban announced amid industry crisis

The government has set out a plan to ban the distribution and sale of some single-use plastics by October 2020, in the first part of a wave of policies on plastic to be published this year.

‘Just transition’ could create thousands of green northern jobs

Research shows that the North of England could create 46,000 new jobs in green energy by 2030, providing the right support is put in place to help communities with the transition.

What happened during Green GB Week?

The country celebrated its first Green GB Week in October - here’s a recap of all the notable announcements made during the week.