UK public EV charging points ‘increase fivefold in five years’

The UK’s network of rapid charging units has seen 363% growth since 2015, according to a new report from the DfT

Is pedalling bringing us together or driving us apart?  

A special report on FNZ explores how willing we are to pay for cleaner ways of travelling

UK to spend £2bn to create ‘new era of cycling and walking’

Pop-up bike lanes, wider pavements, safer junctions and cycle and bus-only corridors will be created in the UK within weeks as part of a £250 million emergency active travel fund

E-scooters and medical drone deliveries ‘could green UK transport’

Plans to allow e-scooters on UK roads have been unveiled by the UK Government, which has launched a consultation to make transport safer and greener

The 3.6m UK cars licensed in the last decade ‘would cover entire the British coastline’

This increase of cars has been said to ‘worsen road conditions, air quality and increase dramatically carbon emissions’

UK councils win £21m to boost green transport

The government has awarded £21 million of funding to councils across the country to boost green transport. A total of 23 councils and local authorities will receive a share of the fund to develop their initiatives towards promoting cheap, clean and healthy forms of travel options. Some of the successful bidders include Birmingham City Council, […]

UK funds £25m in greener fuel technology

The Department for Transport is funding £25 million for green fuel projects. Companies Celtic Renewables in Edinburgh, Advanced Plasma Power in Swindon and Nova Pangaea Technologies from Tees Valley will receive a share of the loan which will help boost the local industry. The projects will convert whisky, household and forestry waste into biofuel. They […]

£43m to boost more plug-in vehicles

It’s going to get easier to charge electrical vehicles when out and about. That’s because the Department for Transport is setting aside £43 million to develop charge points for plug-in vehicles across the UK. Around £32m of the pot will go towards infrastructure support including new charge points on major roads and across towns and […]

£25m fund for sustainable UK biofuel projects

A £25 million fund has been launched for the construction of waste-to-energy and other advanced biofuel plants in the UK. Companies can bid for a share of the fund by proposing new ideas for viable demonstration-scale plants that can drive the development of the UK’s biofuel industry. The cash will be made available by the […]

£11m fund boosts low carbon truck trial

An £11milion fund from the Government is set to help fleet operators test out new low carbon technology. The £23million programme, managed by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) in partnership with the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles, is aimed at encouraging the use of clean fuels for heavy goods […]