Government launches Active Travel England with £5.5m to boost air quality and improve health

Olympic Gold Medallist and Cyclist Chris Boardman has been chosen as the interim Commissioner of the agency

‘Hydrogen town’ to be built in Lincolnshire

Equinor and Cadent will work together to explore the feasibility of creating a hydrogen town within the Humber region

Government seeks views on delivering heat network zoning in England

It proposes in a heat network zone, all new buildings, large public sector and large non-domestic buildings – as well as larger domestic premises which are currently communally heated – would be required to connect to a heat network within a prescribed timeframe

REA: ‘Energy crisis shows energy must diversify and decarbonise’

It claims the hike in gas prices is key evidence that the UK’s energy system must become less one-dimensional

‘Policy must change or 29m homes will not decarbonise’

A coalition of groups have written an open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for government to make it easier for consumers to decarbonise their homes

US plugs in $60m to help decarbonise transport sector

Transportation accounts for around 30% of total US energy needs and generates the largest share of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions

Build Back Better

The importance of sustainable business growth on future viability and ensuring you make the right business decisions now to meet client, investor and wider stakeholder expectations as we come out of lockdown.

New York announces $50m challenge to decarbonise high-rise buildings

A total of 10 real estate groups have been selected, with each company committing to achieving carbon neutrality in one or more buildings they own through investments in energy efficiency, electrification, energy storage and retrofit projects

Northern Powergrid launches fresh call for flexible service providers

The distribution network operator is seeking expressions of interests from generators of electricity, businesses that consume a lot of energy as well as aggregators, among others

Buckinghamshire solar farm to generate enough clean energy for 2,800 homes

The solar project is estimated to save 5,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide every year