Bristol Council confirms first commercial heat network connection

It will serve 375 new homes as part of the city’s new Castle Park View housing development

Bristol appoints new company to fight environmental crime

People who commit offences such as dropping litter will be given fixed penalty notices

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Three councils win €1.9m EU grant for energy projects

Funding will be used to improve the energy efficiency of commercial and domestic properties and install electric vehicle infrastructure

Bristol Council takes electric step towards 2050 emissions goal

It aims to have at least 10% of its fleet made up of EVs by 2021

Bristol seeks £1bn investment in energy infrastructure

The council has released a new ‘City Leap’ prospectus outlining a series of energy and infrastructure opportunities for businesses

Bri-stool turns toilet flushes to clean energy

The city is using raw sewage to generate renewable, low carbon poo-wer

Bristol City Council drops its own energy company

It will now be supplied by Big Six firm British Gas

Government considers Bristol’s air pollution

Bristol is one of 27 UK cities with air pollution judged to be above legal levels

Bristol City Council smashes carbon reduction target

  Bristol City Council has managed to reach its carbon reduction target three years ahead of schedule. It surpassed its goal of 50% reduction in carbon emissions from its operations, delivering a 60% cut in 2016/17. That was a result of making its buildings more energy efficient, investing in renewable energy projects such as wind […]

Litter louts and dog foulers in Bristol face £75 fine

  People caught dropping litter, including chewing gum, cigarette butts and spitting, or leaving dog mess behind in Bristol could face on-the-spot fines of up to £75. The city council will introduce the tougher enforcement measure on 6th November, which includes fines for people who deface property with graffiti. It will run an initial pilot […]