Waste to energy project bags £64m from UK green bank

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) is investing £64 million in a waste-to-energy project in Derby. It is providing a third of the financing for the £195 million facility alongside Germany’s Bayerische Landesbank and Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. The facility – being developed by Derby City and Derbyshire County Councils alongside Interserve and Shanks […]

Green bus shelters save Derby and Yorkshire ‘thousands’ on energy

Lights in bus shelters in Yorkshire and Derby being replaced by LEDs could save the regions thousands of pounds, it was claimed this week. South Yorkshire Public Transport Executive (SYPTE) and Derbyshire County Council are ditching traditional fluorescent tubes and retrofitting the shelters with LED tube lights. Bus shelter lighting bills make up a third […]