Look mum no hands! Self-driving cars to hit the UK streets by year-end

The self-driving technology will enable vehicles to reach speeds of up to 37mph on motorways

US offers $162m to improve efficiency and reduce emissions from cars and trucks

It will support the next stage of the SuperTruck initiative, aimed at electrifying freight trucking, along with efforts to expand electric vehicle infrastructure and lower emissions for on and off-road vehicles

Aquafin signs new €100m EU loan to finance wastewater treatment

The funds will be used to continue the expansion of wastewater collection and treatment in Flanders – currently, more than 85% of all wastewater in the region is collected and treated

US offers $52.5m to help manufacturers and wastewater treatment plants boost efficiency

The funding will be distributed through the Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Centres, which are university-based programmes that train students and offer no-cost efficiency improvement recommendations to small and medium manufacturing facilities

Almost 3.2m smart and advanced meters installed in 2020

As of 31st December 2020, there were 23.6 million smart and advanced meters in Britain, according to BEIS figures

Airborne drones ‘could soon discover ideal spots for tidal energy projects’

Current methods for assessing tidal streams depend on survey vessels or special sensors installed at the seabed, approaches that can be time-consuming and expensive

Guest Blog: Kathryn Porter – Getting building energy performance right is essential for net zero – part I

Buildings are the second largest contributor to UK emissions at just under 20% of the total.

5 Hidden Benefits of an Energy Efficient Home

It’s no secret that the climate change crisis is becoming more urgent every day.

ISO 50001: the pros and cons of an energy management system

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that to prevent catastrophic climate impacts, global temperature rise must be kept below 1.5°C.

Retrofitting homes in northern England ‘could create 77,000 new green jobs’

IPPR North says the move to decarbonise existing housing stock would also generate 111,000 jobs across the UK’s supply chain by 2035