Businesses offered green travel grants

Businesses in Plymouth will get grants of up to £25,000 to fund green travel measures for their staff

South West Water switches on ‘world’s first of its kind’ treatment plant

It uses Dutch ‘cutting-edge’ treatment processes, designed to produce ‘impeccable’ drinking water and to be more sustainable than a traditional water treatment plant

‘UK’s first’ sea-going electric ferry makes a splash

The electric boat will start its journeys with passengers on board in April 2021

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South West Water to pay £350,000 over ‘serious’ pollution

The money will benefit watercourses in Plymouth as an alternative to prosecution by the Environment Agency

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Three councils win €1.9m EU grant for energy projects

Funding will be used to improve the energy efficiency of commercial and domestic properties and install electric vehicle infrastructure

Maths experts asked to cut costs of wind farms

Mathematicians in the UK and France have been given an estimated €1.8 million (£1.4 million) funding to find ways of cutting the cost of moving parts needed for offshore wind farms. This is part of an EU initiative in which logistics experts from the Universities of Portsmouth, Plymouth and Le Havre are looking at reducing the […]

Energy centre promotes sustainability to students

A new learning centre is being set up by City College Plymouth to teach students about energy efficiency and sustainability. The ABB Energy Centre is backed by its namesake, the energy-saving technology maker ABB. It is part of the college’s new initiative to link education with the latest low carbon technology. The centre has intelligent […]