Hertfordshire lights up streets with LED upgrades

The switch to LED street lighting is expected to eliminate almost 12,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide and save Hertfordshire’s taxpayers around £5m a year

Hertfordshire Council lights up with £5m a year energy savings

Its switch to LEDs and part-night lighting policy has also helped avoid almost 12,000 tonnes of CO2 a year

Best Buy targets 75% emissions reductions by 2030

The electronics retailer has also pledged to help consumers reduce their emissions by 20% and save $5bn during that period

Mexico’s streetlights to go green – not that Mexico!

The small town in Maine, US, aims to replace its existing lamps with energy-efficient LED fixtures

Kingston Uni masters energy efficiency with student halls revamp

French utility ENGIE has been announced as the preferred bidder for the £195m redesign and refurbishment project

NHS trusts get cash injection for efficiency measures

The funding will primarily be used to install low carbon LED lighting

Cod LEDs have their plaice in energy efficient fishing?

Green or blue LEDS could replace energy-intensive incandescent lighting used to lure fish towards bait

EU bans halogen bulbs in favour of greener LEDs

LEDs are more expensive in the short-term but cheaper over an extended period

Upgrading outdated energy tech ‘could heal NHS spend by £260m a year’

If just half of NHS trusts adopted distributed energy solutions, they are expected to save at least £130m a year

IEA: Only four out of 38 clean technologies on track to meet sustainability goals

Most technologies will not meet the climate, energy access and air pollution targets under its Sustainable Development Scenario