Pier restoration fund given lottery boost

Simon Donohue

The Heritage Lottery Fund has provided a £594,900 first-pass development grant towards the £5m restoration of the grade 2-listed Victoria Pier in Colwyn Bay, North Wales.

North Wales wind farm begins to take shape

Simon Donohue

The first of 160 wind turbines has been installed at the North Wales Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, the largest renewables project under construction by RWE npower renewables.

Ainscough targets Welsh wind energy market

Standish-based Ainscough Wind Energy Services, a subsidiary of Ainscough Crane Hire, has opened an office in Wales to serve the area's growing renewables market.

Chemicals firm fined £100k for ignoring HSE

A Deeside-based chemical company has been fined £100,000 after the Health & Safety Executive prosecuted it for failing to comply with three Improvement Notices aimed at preventing environmental damage from fire or explosion.

Plans for St Asaph AD plant fall through

Anaerobic digestion operator TEG said its planned joint venture with Alkane Energy to build a biogas plant in North East Wales will not now go ahead.

TEG secures funding for AD plant

Preston-based anaerobic digestion operator TEG and joint venture partner Alkane Energy said they have received a bank offer to fund their proposed food waste-powered plant in North East Wales.

TEG and Alkane awarded £40m waste contract

TEG Group, the Chorley-based AIM-listed green technology company, is part of the winning consortium picked by three North Wales councils to handle organic food waste for up to 20 years.