WYLFA NEWYDD 2017

Clark offers backing for £20bn Wylfa Newydd

Business and energy secretary Greg Clark has this morning confirmed that the UK Government is to enter a period of negotiations with Hitachi over Wylfa Newydd, the proposed £20bn nuclear power plant on Anglesey.

Driverless Pod

Lakes test for driverless technology

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A self-driving vehicle is being exhibited at Brockhole on Windermere this week to gain public feedback, as the Lake District considers autonomous vehicles as a sustainable transport solution.

Broadband contract awarded

Penrith-based specialist consultancy Commendium has won a £2.5m contract to encourage take-up of broadband among small businesses in Cumbria.

React secures Hitachi contract

David McCourt

Cumbria-based React Engineering, through its spin-off research and development arm Createc, has signed a contract with Japanese company Hitachi to develop a tailored version of its N-Visage radiation detection and mapping technology.