Businesses offered £2.2m to develop affordable urban heat networks

The deadline for applications is 4th November 2019

Cornwall Council’s climate plan grows roots with £30m forest scheme

The local authority plans to plant thousands of new trees in a bid to tackle climate change

Nottingham Council pledges to become plastic-free by 2023

The city council plans to reduce the use of plastics at events such as the annual Goose Fair

Bristol consults on Clean Air Zone to tackle pollution

The consultation is open until 12th August 2019

Could Edinburgh become carbon neutral by 2037?

Councillors are to debate the ambitious goal today, in addition to a plan to deliver an innovative citywide approach to sustainability

New £41m Energy SuperHub ‘game changer’ for Oxford

The project will consist of giant batteries, electric vehicle charging points as well as ground source heat pumps

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

Taxes
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