North London bus garage to become ‘world’s largest V2G site’

The project will feed unused battery charge from nearly 100 electric buses back into the grid

UK public EV charging points ‘increase fivefold in five years’

The UK’s network of rapid charging units has seen 363% growth since 2015, according to a new report from the DfT

Capita scoops £335m contracts to manage TfL’s pollution and congestion zones

It secured an extension to its contracts to work on the existing schemes from October 2021 to October 2026

Hybrid BMW switches to electric mode while entering low emission zones

New GPS technology allows BMW hybrid models to switch to electric driving mode in designated areas of London and Birmingham

Tech firm pays for mass tree planting in London after recycling blunder

Certain companies must register with an accredited compliance scheme and recover and recycle packaging waste, which EMC Computer Systems failed to do

Mayor and London’s utilities join forces for £1.5bn worth of infrastructure work

The funding will support upgrades of the gas and water supply network and will boost the EV charging infrastructure across the capital

‘Parts of the Thames see 94,000 microplastic particles flow through water every second’

Three separate studies have found high levels of microplastics are impacting the river, seriously affecting its inhabitants, habitats, water column and shoreline

Commuter hotspots in London recorded up to 50% drop in air pollution during lockdown

It also suggests 80% of Londoners would like to work remotely after lockdown to some extent and 73% of Londoners are happier not dealing with rush hour

London to Edinburgh railway goes electric

Five electric intercity trains to start the service from autumn 2021

New Dyson backpacks collect data by ‘breathing’ polluted air

London, New York and Delhi are among the cities which will be testing the wearable technology