Welsh colleges awarded £2m to provide training for jobs in green economy

The courses will include areas such as electric and hybrid vehicles, environmentally-friendly heating systems and electric bikes

Wales to launch pilot schemes to boost uptake of electric bikes

Four e-bike ‘hubs’ will be established in Rhyl, Swansea, Aberystwyth (with links to Newton) and Barry, offering low cost hire and long term loan of e-bikes for local residents

Scotland’s ‘largest e-bike scheme’ rides out

A new e-bike station has opened in Bannockburn as part of the UK’s first cross-regional electric bike sharing scheme

SP Energy Networks awards £10m for green projects

They include a community hydropower station, a micro heat network, electric bin lorries and e-bike hire schemes

Scotland offers funding to roll out electric bikes

Up to £200,000 per application is available for organisations for the adoption of e-bikes and e-cargo bikes

Scotland awards £210k to drive sustainable transport

A total of 11 projects have been granted funding to encourage people to adopt greener travel options

Ten UK cities shortlisted to bid for share of £840m to improve transport

They could include upgrades such as new bus routes, smart technology aimed at reducing congestion or docking stations for e-bikes

£700,000 fund to boost electric cycling

The UK Department of Transport is funding £700,000 to boost e-bikes use in cycle-hire schemes across the country. Transport Minister Andrew Jones said e-bikes will make it easier for people who are interested in cycling but may be put off by hilly routes or not having cycled regularly. The winners of the fund include commuter […]