Brazil’s power grid puts reserves on the bench for World Cup

More power plants than normal are put on alert and prepared to boost production to meet supply

Premier League teams up with Sky to score for sustainability

It hopes to remove single-use plastics from its operations and supply chains in the next two years

Game on! Michael Gove calls on sports sector to join plastic pollution fight

Representatives from the sports industry will explore how the sector can help tackle plastic waste

Messi shoots and scores for sustainable tourism

The UN hopes the footballer will raise awareness of the value of responsible tourism

Tottenham Hotspur spurs energy upgrades at new stadium

The installation of smart and efficient energy systems aims to optimise power use at the facility

Just over an acre of land…how much energy can we produce?

With just about enough space for a football pitch, or a few tennis courts, surely your expectations would be limited if you were embarking upon a project to build a sizeable power station? Even more so for a renewable energy plant, fed by waste wood or processed waste, where bulk storage of the feedstock is […]

Black and whites go green

Newcastle United Football Club has installed a combined heat and power (CHP) system at its stadium. The 185kWh plant at St James’s Park is expected to cut 390 tonnes of carbon emissions every year – equivalent to removing 130 cars from the road. Developer ENER-G claims the 12-year agreement is funded via a metered energy […]

Kicking off the greenest game

Energy Live News looks at the facts and figures for this years Euros

Foxy facts on Leicester’s win

  Fantastic facts about the Foxes Premier League win including how power demand in Leicester went down during the team’s final home game against Everton – as everyone was out celebrating! Also did you know Jamie Vardy now has earthquakes named after him!

Green season kicks off at Costa Rica football stadium

Costa Rica’s first football stadium powered by solar panels is now fully operational. The array at Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium has a capacity of 260KW and will generate around 400,000kWh per year. That is expected to help the stadium save $148,000 (£94,720) in electricity costs annually, according to La Liga Deportiva Alajuelense football club. The solar panels […]