Lord’s has become the first cricket ground in the country to run solely on renewable energy as figures reveal extreme weather linked to climate change is disrupting the game. New statistics from owner Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) found extreme weather in December 2015 caused more than £3.5 million worth of damage across 57 clubs. It […]
Edgbaston cricket stadium is going to reinvest the cash it saves through energy efficiency in green community projects. The home of Warwickshire County Cricket Club hopes to launch a new foundation using the proceeds of its new energy saving programme. Gareth Roberts, Commercial Director of the stadium and county club told ELN: “The savings that […]
Edgbaston has a grand plan to become the most energy efficient cricket ground in England. ELN has learned the cricket stadium which is home to the Birmingham Bears county team and hosts international matches wants staff and players to get on board with the green “culture”. On Friday the club signed up gas supplier WINGAS […]
The home of cricket is about to get a new energy efficient stand – from solar panels on the rooftop and electric hobs in the kitchen. ELN’s Vicky Ellis reports.
Lord’s is getting solar panels and ground source heat pumps as part of a ‘masterplan’ to revamp the world-famous grounds. Aside from improving views over the stumps for spectators, plans for a new £21million stand (artist’s impression, pictured) at the MCC’s sports ground include solar and heat pumps to heat water and solar PV panels to […]