Bristol Council to install city’s ‘first’ rapid EV charging hub

The charge points are expected to enable drivers to refuel their EVs to 80% in as little as 20 minutes

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Are council-owned energy firms burning a hole in the taxpayer’s pocket?

A new investigation by The Times suggests many council-owned suppliers regularly lose taxpayer money

Suffolk to plug in UK’s ‘first fully open’ EV charging network

Drivers will be able to pay by contactless payment without having to register with networks or apps or become members of organisations

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

Nottingham aims to be carbon neutral by 2028

It has already achieved its 2020 goal of cutting carbon emissions by 26%

Government approves Nottingham’s plan to tackle air pollution

It is the first local authority to have it approved as part of the government’s wider £3.5bn programme to reduce harmful emissions from road transport

Glasgow unveils plans to become Scotland’s first circular city

It has also set a target for 15% of homes to be powered by renewable energy by 2030

West Sussex Council powers up solar farm and battery storage

The Westhampnett solar project is expected to generate enough electricity to power around 2,400 homes a year

New Heat Network Industry Council launched

It is made up of 13 industry experts who will support government in achieving a sustainable heat industry

Got an idea for a smart energy system for a council?

Perth and Kinross Council is seeking innovative solutions to generate, store and trade energy