New ‘greenprint’ launched to slash emissions in UK public buildings

A government-backed plan has been published to make decarbonisation simpler across public sites like hospitals, schools and leisure centres

‘For net zero’s success, public sector must take charge’

Confidence will be critical to its achievement by 2050, an ADE report claims

Liz Truss warned that NHS energy bills could rise from £600m to £2bn

Government has been warned that slow progress on improving energy efficiency in the public sector could mean “extraordinary” bills this winter

Boris in pursuit of £1bn for massive insulation scheme

Money from the government’s public sector decarbonisation scheme could reportedly be diverted to a new programme

Public sector buildings benefit from £553m to boost energy efficiency

The energy saving upgrades are expected to help public bodies, local authorities and taxpayers save around £650m per year on energy bills over the next 15 years

Government urges public sector to review all Russian energy contracts

Hospitals and councils are advised to “urgently look” at cutting commercial ties with Russian and Belarusian energy firms

Irish public sector slashed energy use and saved €1.8bn

Public bodies saved six million tonnes of CO2 emissions between 2009-2020, according to new research

UK sets out plan to cut emissions from government buildings

The guidance will help public sector understand how to adopt low carbon technologies