EA backs £60m Knowsley energy plant

The Environment Agency has awarded an environmental permit to Warrington-based Energos to operate a new 9MW facility at Knowsley Industrial Park.

Task force calls for wind farm cost cutting

The government's Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force recommended in a report published on Thursday that costs for generating electricity offshore should be reduced by 30% by 2020.

New Brighton public realm plans on show

Wirral Council will display its plans for proposed environmental and public realm improvements in New Brighton at the Floral Pavilion for three days from Tuesday 29 to Thursday 31 May.

Southport park restoration on track

Sefton Council is ready to embark on the £4.5m restoration of Kings Gardens next to Southport's Marine Park and Promenade after a successful Heritage Lottery Fund bid.

Paragon wins restoration contracts

St Helens-based Paragon Construction Group has been appointed by Wirral Council to carry out refurbishment and restoration work on two tourist attractions; Birkenhead Priory and the Williamson Art Gallery.

Council extends solar panel retrofit

Wirral Council has set aside £3m to install photovoltaic solar panels on 30 buildings across the borough as part of its target of reducing carbon emissions by 60% by 2025.