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Fully electric emergency ambulance to save on emissions

Fully electric emergency ambulance to save on emissions: What claims to be the ‘UK’s first’ fully electric emergency ambulance has been unveiled by West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS). Vehicle conversion specialist VCS and WMAS worked to develop the e-ambulance, which is powered by lithium-ion batteries fitted in the underside of the ambulance floor pan and…
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First Cornish smart-grid wind turbine turned on

First Cornish smart-grid wind turbine turned on: Thanks to the switching-on of a new wind turbine connected to the grid, more than 1,400 homes in Cornwall will be powered with renewables in September. The project is estimated to reduce Cornwall’s greenhouse gas emissions by more than 3,300 tonnes every year, the first to be built in Cornwall…
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Essex green tariff helps save £258 on power bills

Essex green tariff helps save £258 on power bills: An energy switching initiative from the local authority in Essex has given households the chance to see their gas and electricity bills lowered by £258. Registration was free and the eligible tariffs provided 100% renewable electricity, the energy switching scheme organised by Essex County Council aims…
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GIG & Enso Energy join for subsidy-free solar & storage

GIG & Enso Energy join for subsidy-free solar & storage: Enso Energy and GIG Macquarie’s Green Investment Group are to partner up for an initial 1GW of solar power development in the UK. With the aim to create one of the UK’s largest subsidy-free solar and battery storage portfolios, the partnership hopes to deliver clean…
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£80m bill saving and emissions cut fund announced

£80m bill saving and emissions cut fund announced: An £80 million fund to cut emissions from home and energy-intensive businesses has been launched by the UK Government. The money is being invested to shrink the carbon footprint and includes an investment of £30 million in manufacturers, such as steel plants and car factories. This fund…
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Isle of Wight hydrogen production boosted

Isle of Wight hydrogen production boosted: Ricardo a global environmental consultancy and the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) have partnered to support the delivery of a new hydrogen gas facility powered by solar in the Isle of Wight. The facility is being developed as part of the funding from the Rural Community Energy Fund, potentially…
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Shell Energy Retail offers two carbon-neutral tariffs

Shell Energy Retail offers two carbon-neutral tariffs: Shell Energy Retail has launched two new carbon-neutral energy tariffs for British households. With the Go Further home energy tariffs,  emissions od carbon dioxide created during home gas and electricity use will be offset with certified carbon credits from projects that protect forests. CEO of Shell Energy Retail, Colin Crooks said:…
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