Smog
City leaders representing 20 million people sign clean air plan

They called for the Environment Bill to be renamed and for a number of changes to be made

Wind turbines
Vestas turbines gusted up to a 22% market share in 2018

The turbine manufacturer saw 10.1GW of its onshore turbines commissioned throughout the year

Stevia plant and sweetener extract
Tate & Lyle works to keep stevia sweetener tasting sustainable

The ingredients producer has launched a project to reduce the environmental impact of the stevia supply chain

Ghana solar
Solar plant in Ghana hits the roof

The 400.4KW solar plant is based on the roof of drink producer Kasapreko’s bottling facility

Love for clean air with London car scrappage fund expansion

Mayor Sadiq Khan has pledged to double the funding to help microbusinesses and low income households scrap polluting cars for cleaner alternatives

Olympics
Asics sprints towards sustainability with recycled Olympic kits

The sportswear brand is recycling old clothes to make uniforms for Japan’s Olympic and Paralympic teams in 2020

Hyundai
Hydrogen and Hyundai – a match made in heaven?

The ‘parts and service’ arm of the South Korean carmaker has installed a hydrogen-powered emergency generation system

Renewable energy: UK consults on paying homes and businesses for excess generation

The ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ would replace the export tariff and apply to small-scale renewable sources such as solar panels

Hydrogen molecules
Germany gases towards new power-to-hydrogen facility

The firms involved say converting electricity to hydrogen makes it much easier to store and transport

New US facility to drive trucking fuel efficiency

Each of EkoStinger’s aerodynamic devices for tractor trailers is said to reduce emissions equivalent to taking one car off the road