Cash-strapped council throws book at energy costs

Peterborough City Council hopes to save £163,000 a year by sprucing up the efficiency of a handful of its public sites including its library. Councillors say the Cambridgeshire city faces a £19 million gap in its 2015/16 budget and it is currently looking at three renewable energy projects to drum up income. The council said […]

Aberdeen shared heat network absorbs tower blocks

An extra 287 properties are joining a district heating network in Aberdeen this year to try and cut their bills. Aberdeen City Council reckons its energy efficient network helps slash emissions by around 56% and cuts fuel bills by more than half. This week councillors agreed to include three more tower blocks with hundreds of […]