UK could dim A-road lamps to cut carbon

Lights along some stretches of A-roads in the UK may soon be dimmed to cut carbon emissions. A-road lighting levels could be dropped when fewer cars are on the roads at off peak times such as between midnight and 5am. The plans were revealed by Transport Minister Norman Baker in a written answer to Parliament. […]

EDF wins government electricity contract

Hospitals, schools and museums across Britain will be powered by EDF Energy after it won the largest ever contract to supply electricity from the government. The French firm, which draws a large amount of its power from nuclear, beat rivals British Gas Business, npower and Scottish Southern and Energy to win the contract from the […]