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Royal Mail is testing unmanned crafts to deliver post to remote Scottish Islands while cutting CO2 emissions

Royal Mail starts trial of drone deliveries to explore ways to slash emissions

Drones are initially to be used to deliver PPE, Covid testing kits and mail to the Isles of Scilly

Seven areas to be classified as water stressed

The Environment Agency has launched a consultation to safeguard water supplies

Batteries rollout begins for Isles of Scilly smart energy project

It is the first stage of a programme to test how technologies could help support the island’s energy system and reduce bills

Grid balancing project worth £10.8m for Isles of Scilly

Smart home batteries and electric vehicles (EVs) could soon be used to balance energy supply and demand. That’s according to battery firm Moixa, which aims to prove this with a new £10.8 million project on the Isles of Scilly. It will develop learning algorithms to ensure when EVs are deployed they are maintained at a state of […]

UK households’ energy use falls by a quarter

Householders in England and Wales are using less energy compared to 2005, with a 24.7% drop on average. New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed energy consumption decreased from 12.2MWh in 2005 to 19.7MWh in 2011. Within England and Wales, the East Midlands had the highest household energy usage every year between […]