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Hydrogen plant in pursuit of technology to be built

Hydrogen plant in pursuit of technology to be built: Work has started on building a new pilot hydrogen plant by Cranfield University in a bid to test new hydrogen production technology that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions. A 1.5MW pilot plant, the so-called HyPer project, uses a novel hydrogen production technology invented by the development…
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Former coal-fired power station to low carbon homes

Former coal-fired power station to low carbon homes: The Greenlight has been given to ENGIE to transform coal-fired power station site in Staffordshire into a mixed-use development of 2,300 new low carbon homes and a school. Planning permission has been granted by Cannock Chase District Council and Lichfield District Council for the plan will see…
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Social Housing emissions to be slashed

Social Housing emissions to be slashed: A UK-wide heat pump project has been launched by Centrica to help customers save on their energy bills and to drive down social housing emissions. This project is set to replace existing heating systems in 600 homes across the North West, Midlands, North, East and South West with low…
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Google Maps to show more Eco-Friendly and tidier routes

Google Maps to show more Eco-Friendly and tidier routes: Soon you will be able to choose routes that include fewer carbon dioxide emissions based on traffic congestion and slopes while using the Google Maps App for journeys. The app will present the route that has the lowest carbon footprint if comparable options take the same…
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Government funds hydrogen vehicles & batteries research

Government funds hydrogen vehicles & batteries research: An investigation into battery technology, the electric vehicle (EV) supply chain & hydrogen vehicles has been financed by over £30 million of government funding. 22 studies in total will accept a share of £9.4 million, containing proposals to construct a plant in Cornwall that will remove lithium for…
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UK looks to greener flights with largest aerospace engine

UK looks to greener flights with largest aerospace engine: Rolls-Royce has begun constructing what is believed to be the world’s largest aerospace engine that guarantees flights will be greener. This green engine is being created at the British company’s DemoWorks facility situated in Derby & is constructed to deliver a 25% fuel efficiency enhancement as compared…
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£120m UK strategy started for Zero-emission buses

£120m UK strategy started for Zero-emission buses: The government has initiated a £120 million scheme today in order to back the rollout of zero-emission buses throughout the UK. The financing is being made accessible by way of the Zero Emissions Buses Regional Area (ZEBRA) scheme and is expected to provide as much as 500 green…
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British Airways may be the 2nd biggest polluter in Europe

British Airways may be the 2nd biggest polluter in Europe: A new report has named British Airways as the second largest airline polluter for 2019 in Europe. The study by the campaign group Transport and Environment (T&E) believes the company’s emissions are responsible for as much carbon emitted from every van on the UK’s streets.…
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China produced over half of the globe’s coal-fired electricity

China produced over half of the globe’s coal-fired electricity: In the year when coal generation had its steepest fall on record worldwide. China was accountable for around 53% of the world’s coal-fired electricity in 2020. This is claimed by a new report by the energy & climate research group Ember, that believes China’s coal generation…
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Uber gives Londoners the opportunity to reserve EVs

Uber gives Londoners the opportunity to reserve EVs: From today and for the first time in the UK, Londoners who use the Uber app can book a fully electric vehicle (EV). The ride-sharing app Business reported that a trip using the ‘Uber Green’ option will stay the same price as an UberX. Drivers in EVs…
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