UK bus firm to drive energy savings through solar

Solar panels will be installed at UK bus depots to reduce carbon footprint and operating costs. Stagecoach Group, which is responsible for the project, claims the electricity generated will “significantly” reduce each depot’s electricity bills. More than 900 solar panels have been installed at a site in Chesterfield with a capacity of 250KW. More than 1,000 panels […]

Eco-driving chugs Stagecoach towards 6% carbon cut

Stagecoach has cut the carbon footprint for all of its bus and rail operations in the UK, USA and Canada by 6% in the last three years. The public transport firm touted the saving for its 13,000 buses, coaches, trains and trams which are used by around three million passengers a day. It owns East […]

Liverpool buses run on vegetable fat

Six buses in Merseyside are running on recycled vegetable oil. Merseytravel and Stagecoach Merseyside are launching the initiative as part of an EC-funded project to promote the production and use of sustainably produced biofuels in transport. The two-year trial will see six Stagecoach vehicles run on a blend of biodiesel supplied by north-west producer Convert2Green. […]