Islington Council to introduce diesel surcharge for parking

Islington Council is to introduce a borough-wide surcharge for diesel drivers who use short stay parking. The £2 per hour charge, which will come into effect in early 2018, follows the diesel surcharge already in place for resident parking permits. Westminster has already been trialling a similar diesel parking charge trial this year. Islington Council […]

London council aims to take on Big Six energy giants

  Islington Council has launched its own energy supplier as part of its plans to take on the Big Six energy companies. Angelic Energy, a not-for-profit company, is London’s first municipal energy provider in more than a century. Speaking to ELN at the launch of the new energy supplier, Councillor Claudia Webbe, Executive Member for […]

Three London councils trial solar battery project

A new programme aimed at helping fuel poor households reduce energy bills is being trialled in London. Camden Council, Islington Council and Waltham Forest Council have joined forces for the ‘24/7 Solar’ project, part-funded by National Energy Action. It will test the potential benefits of storing daytime electricity generated by solar panels to supplement the […]

Energy Capital Projects Manager – Islington Council

Salary – £48,207 – £51,045 p.a. This new role responds to the council’s growing energy project portfolio and will lead on the delivery of our energy efficiency and decentralised energy capital projects. Islington Council is characterised as a UK local authority that both develops and delivers capital projects in-house, using external and significant internal capital […]

Waste heat from the tube to be piped into London homes

The sticky heat is one of the most unpleasant parts of a morning commute on the London underground – but that hot air is about to be put to good use. Hundreds of London homes are to be kept warm using the waste heat from the tube. The project is a team effort between Islington […]