News: Green economy

World-class defence and cutting-edge technologies: How Dorset is delivering for the UK’s security

By Cecilia Bufton, Chair of Dorset LEP Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership is partnering with Great South West to sponsor the Partnership’s Pavilion at this year’s UKREiiF in Leeds this May.…

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South West showcase to focus on commercialisation of agritech to deliver food security

Food security is cited as one of the biggest challenges facing the UK, with agri-tech recognised as a major component in the development of a secure and sustainable food supply…

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Exeter’s Smart Grid and Storage Project

The Great South West is set to become one of the leading providers of low carbon energy in the UK by 2035. Our region’s unique offer of clean energy projects…

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The Great South West on clean energy opportunities to unlock thousands of jobs

The South West is involved in projects such as Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, floating offshore renewables, plus an array of array geothermal, hydrogen and other green fuels. The…

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Multimillion pound investment to develop South West hydrogen supercluster

Academic, civic and industry partners will work together to unlock the huge potential of our region’s hydrogen ecosystem providing solutions for storage and distribution, transport, and the energy sector supporting…

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Driving the UK’s energy transition with Cornish Lithium

The Great South West is set to become one of the leading providers of low carbon energy in the UK by 2035. Our region’s unique offer of clean energy projects…

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Success for Great South West geothermal and solar but UK offshore wind farms miss out

Image: United Downs Deep Geothermal rig; Geothermal Engineering Ltd. Geothermal projects in Cornwall have secured contracts awarded by the Government to provide clean energy for the next 15 years, as…

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Major leadership gathering dubbed ‘Glastonbury for good’ returns to Eden for second year

Anthropy, the prominent three-day leadership gathering, will return to the Eden Project for its second consecutive year, building on the success of its inaugural event in 2022, where it brought…

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Fuelling the future with Langage Green Hydrogen

The Great South West is set to become one of the leading providers of low carbon energy in the UK by 2035. Our region’s unique offer of clean energy projects…

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Great South West leads UK clean energy growth

Region’s unique offer of clean energy projects – 535 operational or in development – could generate 11% of the UK’s electricity capacity – boosting the local economy and energy security.…

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Our bright, blue and green future

Written by Karl Tucker, Chair of the Great South West This is an exciting time for our region. Having recently been appointed as the permanent Chair of the Great South…

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South West’s marine and maritime priorities presented at key event

The event was held by Great South West and Maritime UK South West, to understand the priorities for the region’s leading marine and maritime economy.  The Great South West is a Pan-Regional Partnership…

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