Go-ahead for huge 'gigaplant' battery factory on former coal-fired power station site

Plans have been approved for a 25-hectare battery manufacturing plant on a former power station site in Northumberland, after planning officers advised that the scheme would be "hugely beneficial" to the economy while delivering a 10 per cent biodiversity net gain.

by Michael Donnelly
A visualisation of the finished scheme (pic: Britishvolt)
A visualisation of the finished scheme (pic: Britishvolt)

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