Regional news: Yorkshire and Humberside

Yorkshire & Humberside

A view from the Humber Bridge

Just some of the substantial commercial announcements made publicly since April 2011 in the region:

£349.5m investment, 2290 jobs

  • MTL: £multimillion contract from German offshore wind farm
  • Atkins: contract from Forewind
  • MPI Offshore Ltd: six-year charter with Eon
  • Banks Renewables: £21m investment into two wind farms. Funding agreement with Co-op Bank
  • Drax: Two 299MW biomass plants, up to 1500 jobs
  • ECO2: 40MW biomass plant, up to 80 jobs and local straw contract £6m p/a
  • PDM: 2.8MW AD plant, 41 jobs
  • A Shade Greener: £20m investment from GE Capital, 60 jobs
  • Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe: £2.5m investment, up to 50 jobs
  • Humber Work Boats: contract from Neptune Renewable Energy



Latest News




Connect With DECC


Social sharing options

You are here:

  1. Home
  2. Regional news
  3. Yorkshire and Humber

Latest on DECC.GOV.UK

Energy Companies Obligation
Updated 3 days ago The Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) is a government scheme designed to reduce the UK’s energy consumption and support those living in fuel poverty
ECO Brokerage
Updated 3 days ago ECO Brokerage is a market-based mechanism that has been introduced to support an open and competitive market for the delivery of the Energy Companies
Shale gas
Updated 4 days ago Frequently asked questions about Shale Gas and fracking.

Explore Department of Energy and Climate Change

About Us
Who we are, our goals and commitment, Jobs, Economics and social research in DECC...
Tackling Climate Change
What is climate change, Saving energy and C02, Carbon Plan, Green Deal, Smart Meters...
Meeting Energy Demand
Nuclear, Oil and Gas, Renewables, Energy security, Development consents and planning...
Cutting Emissions
Carbon budgets, Carbon capture and storage, EU Emissions Trading Scheme, CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme...
Funding and Support
Funding opportunities, Fuel poverty, Warm Front, Coal health claims...
Policy and Legislation
Policy and guidance A-Z, Our legislation...
Search by topic, by status...
Energy statistics, climate change statistics, fuel poverty statistics...
Search by keyword, by date, by category...
Latest news, Press releases, Speeches...

Partners & Help

  • Directgov logo
  • info4local logo
  • The Natioinal Archives logo
  • Business Link logo
Link to home page