York secures £8.4m electric bus boost

The city will add 44 electric buses to its zero-emission fleet

River to heat historic York building

A river water source heat pump will help York Guildhall to save around 40 tonnes of carbon a year

Flood defence scheme: Where should new trees be planted in York?

In partnership with the City of York Council, the Environment Agency has identified the importance of increasing tree cover in the city as a way of contributing to their carbon neutral goal

Low emission package delivery pilot launches in York

Ultra-low emission vehicles and e-cargo bikes could be used for first- and last-mile deliveries around the city to address air quality, emissions and congestion

York’s air quality improves by 30% during coronavirus lockdown

Some areas saw a reduction in nitrogen dioxide concentrations of as much as 43% compared to ‘business as usual’ figures

York invests £15.3m in city’s green fleet

The investment will see 233 green vehicles hit the streets of the city in a bid to reduce emissions to zero by 2030

Biorenewables research centre opens in York

The medieval city of York, famous for its Minster (pictured) is now home to a research centre which looks into developing chemicals from renewable sources. Based at the University of York, the facility will give firms and academics a place to test, develop and scale up biorefining processes. Biorefining is a way of processing biomass […]

Waitrose fits electric car charging points

Supermarket chain Waitrose has introduced electric vehicle charging points at one of its newest stores. The York branch opened last month and was been picked to be the group’s first store in the UK to have charging points in its car park. Chargemaster, a UK’s provider of charging stations, fitted DualCharge posts at York, which […]