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UK firms 'cannot afford to ignore' £14bn green fleet opportunity

2017-12-18T11:57:00Z

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UK businesses could make annual fuel savings of around £14bn if all of Britain's vans and HGVs switched to electric alternatives, according to a new report from Hitachi Capital.



Barclays updates green bonds to capture 'compelling' economic opportunity

2017-12-18T09:01:00Z

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Barclays has signified its shift towards a low-carbon economy, by announcing a set of green finance products that will help promote sustainability in the UK and across the globe.



New initiative to prove marine energy's potential

2017-12-15T09:13:00Z

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The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and RenewableUK have launched a new project to show how wave and tidal technologies can meet new technology tests.



Ford extends diesel scrappage scheme

2017-12-14T09:18:00Z

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Ford has announced that it is extending a scrappage scheme for older, more polluting vehicles to the first quarter of 2018, citing positive feedback from customers as the primary reason for the extension.



M&S and Landsec exploring energy storage to increase resilience

2017-12-15T08:00:00Z

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Energy managers from British retailer M&S and property developer Landsec revealed they are exploring the potential of battery storage technologies on their estates during a recent edie webinar about energy resilience.



Climate Action 100+: New investor initiative targets top 100 corporate emitters

2017-12-12T09:13:00Z

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More than 200 of the most influential investor institutions, with more than $26.3trn in assets under management, have today (12 December) launched a new global initiative to help the 100 largest corporate emitters reduce value chain carbon footprints.



Citu aims to 'disrupt' construction industry with low-carbon housing scheme

2017-12-11T11:10:00Z

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Urban developer Citu has unveiled the first glimpses of a timber-framed housing system that is up to ten times more energy efficient than standard UK homes, with production practices also able to reduce the carbon footprint of construction by 24,000 tonnes annually.



Heathrow to install rapid charge points for electric black cabs

2017-12-11T10:03:00Z

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Heathrow Airport has revealed that it is actively collaborating with Transport for London to install seven rapid charging points for electric taxis by the end of this month, with the airport also announcing the delivery of its 50th electric vehicle (EV).



Lendlease named UK's most sustainable housebuilder

2017-12-08T18:14:00Z

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International property group Lendlease has been ranked the most sustainable residential developer by the NextGeneration initiative.



UK can deliver 12GW of battery storage with stronger policies, report finds

2017-12-07T10:20:00Z

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A new report estimates that 12GW of subsidy-free battery deployment could be possible in the UK by 2021, despite only 0.6 GW of capacity being installed and operational so far, but only if the Government learns from past failings in the solar market.



Power networks pledge to deliver £17bn of smart grid benefits

2017-12-06T09:53:00Z

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Electricity network operators will today (6 December) pledge to deliver £17 billion of energy system benefits by 2050 through the creation of a smarter, more flexible power grid.



Waste and renewables sectors call on UK to realise integrated energy system opportunity

2017-12-06T09:12:00Z

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Fulfiling the "significant opportunity" offered by the integration of readily available low-carbon technologies across the UK's energy system will require greater collaboration between the public and private sector.



Building for 2050: Can the Government's low-carbon housing venture deliver homes fit for the future?

2017-12-06T08:46:00Z

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With the UK housebuilding sector under the spotlight at both at a national level and in the sustainability agenda, edie caught up with Aecom's regional director to discuss how the firm's latest research project aims to help developers deliver lost-cost, low-carbon housing across the country.



ISO 50001: edie launches new-look guide to implementation for energy managers

2017-12-04T19:56:00Z

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Organisations and energy managers with an interest in the ISO 50001 energy management standard now have access to an updated 'edie explains' guide which breaks down all of the key information required to gain certification.



ACE to be merged into ADE

2017-12-01T08:30:00Z

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The Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) is to be merged into the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE).



Airbus, Rolls Royce and Siemens aim for electric plane lift-off by 2020

2017-12-01T07:46:00Z

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Airbus, Rolls Royce and Siemens have teamed up to develop a hybrid-electric plane which the group hopes will be ready to fly in 2020.



UK construction industry aims to halve emissions in built environment by 2025

2017-11-30T07:32:00Z

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The Government has struck an agreement with the construction industry in a deal which aims to halve emissions in the built environment over the next eight years.



Swindon to host one of UK's largest battery projects

2017-11-30T07:20:00Z

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Public Power Solutions, a company owned by Swindon Borough Council, has submitted a planning application to build one of the UK's largest battery storage projects.



Ikea begins work on 'most sustainable' UK store

2017-11-29T10:48:00Z

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Global furniture retailer Ikea has started construction on a £100m new store in London which will be designed with an array of sustainable features.



UK firms urged to decarbonise to stay competitive

2017-11-29T09:59:00Z

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Key British business sectors will need to step up the pace of decarbonisation or risk losing their grip on the low-carbon market to foreign competition, a report has today (29 November) warned.