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Briar Chemicals to use unique PPA to guarantee energy savings

Briar Chemicals to use unique PPA to guarantee energy savings

15 Feb 2017, 12:35

Briar Chemicals is expecting to make significant savings on its energy bills after signing a 25 year power purchase agreement (PPA) with RenEnergy to take energy from a 1.9MW solar farm, to be built adjacent to the Norwich plant.

Government sets out new powers to shape electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Government sets out new powers to shape electric vehicle charging infrastructure

13 Feb 2017, 14:36

The government has set out its plans for the future of UK electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the UK, including powers to standardise new publicly accessible chargepoints; requirements for smart technologies to allow chargepoints to help balance the grid; and minimum provision of charging infrastructure at motorway services.

RE100 and Google make the case for a green business future in Brussels

RE100 and Google make the case for a green business future in Brussels

13 Feb 2017, 12:10

With the global transition towards a low carbon future well underway, business leaders and policymakers recently convened at Google's office in Brussels to discuss how to make progress towards both public and private sector goals. David Pratt reports on what was said, and where this progress can be made going forward.

BBC to adopt mandatory carbon tracking

BBC to adopt mandatory carbon tracking

13 Feb 2017, 10:45

The BBC is to begin tracking the carbon footprint of a significant proportion of its TV programming from April this year as part of a wider sustainability plan to reduce its environmental impact.