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Council’s rural education centre beats power export limit

Nottinghamshire County Council has become one of the first organisations in the UK to use an export power limiting system on a solar PV...

ESPO extends gas framework for another three years

Framework removes complexity of energy procurement for public sector; reduces risk of contracts tie-ups with expensive ESPO, the UK’s largest public sector purchasing organisation...

Milton Keynes’ pioneering Carbon Offset Fund – six years on

The Milton Keynes Carbon Offset Fund (which is administered by the National Energy Foundation as one of its services to local authorities) pioneered the...

Are UK Councils Amped up for Electric Vehicles? Revealing New Study Investigates

A huge new study conducted by intelligentcarleasing.com comparing every single local authority in the UK for their use of electric vehicles has been released....

First trials of driverless vehicles get underway in Royal Borough of Greenwich

Government ministers will today launch the start of driverless car trials in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The Royal Borough of Greenwich is the location...

Million-pound investment makes University science greener

The University of Reading has announced a £1 million upgrade to its science labs to improve energy efficiency and cut the environmental impact of...

New online platform Wiki-Cleantech to facilitate renewables technical knowledge exchange

Wiki-Cleantech is a free and collaborative knowledge online platform designed to gather all renewable energy scientific and technology information in one easily searchable place....

New street lighting toolkit gives Scotland’s councils power to save millions

Councils using toolkit and investing in LED lighting will pay less for electricity in 25 years’ time than they do now. As the cost of...

Launch of Report into Boiler Procurement Review in Social Housing identifies key changes needed...

Improved streamlining of the procurement processes, wider benchmarking & standardisation, lifecycle costings rather than cheapest wins, increased tenant engagement, industry collaboration and review of...

UK’s first commercial scale green hydrogen refuelling facility opens in Swindon

A consortium of leading businesses including BOC and Honda joined the Swindon, Mayor, Cllr Teresa Page, and other dignitaries at a ceremony to mark...