SP Energy Networks deploys drones for grid inspection

A fleet of drones is carrying out condition-based assessments across the transmission network, which covers Central and Southern Scotland

Google Maps to show greener and ‘cleaner’ routes

The new feature will direct drivers to routes estimated to release fewer carbon dioxide emissions

techUK commits to Race to Zero with the help of Utility Team

The technology trade organisation plans to work with Utility Team to develop its net zero roadmap

US offers $52.5m to help manufacturers and wastewater treatment plants boost efficiency

The funding will be distributed through the Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Centres, which are university-based programmes that train students and offer no-cost efficiency improvement recommendations to small and medium manufacturing facilities

Promo emails create 2m tonnes of CO2 a year

In 2020, newsletters received by a UK resident were responsible for emissions equivalent to 350 kilometres in a Mini, new study finds

Do takeaways create tasteless emissions?

Households that spend around £50 a week on takeaway, have a 450% higher annual carbon footprint than those who don’t, study finds

Only 28% of Brits have heard of heat networks

Of those who were aware of them, just over half were positive towards heat networks, new report shows

West Berkshire Council plans £10m solar power project

The solar farm would see the installation of more than 45,000 panels, generating enough electricity to power around 4,400 homes every year

Competition watchdog issues information to help businesses achieve sustainability goals

The CMA believes it is important competition law does not become an ‘unnecessary obstacle’ to sustainable development and businesses are not deterred from taking part in lawful environmental initiatives

Turn the camera off during your online chats to drastically cut emissions

Turning on the camera emits 25 times more CO2 than calling using audio alone!