EA Technology Promises to Become Carbon Neutral Business

Cheshire-based energy networks firms EA Technology has promised to go “carbon neutral“, unveiling a seven point plan on Friday to slash its company emissions across heating, lighting and transport. The firm, which specialises in managing electricity assets, has set out a ‘Carbon Action Plan’ it claims will radically boost its …

Lancaster (California) Is “Solar Power Capital Of The Universe”

Lancaster, California, produces more solar power per capita than any other city in the state. Devastated by the recession of 2009, when unemployment rose to 17%, the city has made its commitment to solar the basis of its economic rebirth. Today it is home to the BYD truck and bus …

EP100: H&M Dresses for Energy-Saving Success

Fashion retail giant and US-based LED lighting manufacturer Cree have become the latest two high profile firms to pledge to double their energy productivity under the EP100 initiative. The EP100 scheme, which is led by The Climate Group, is a sister campaign to the RE100 initiative that sees firms commit …

Etsy Sets Global Zero Waste Goal

Online handmade items marketplace Etsy has announced plans to secure ‘zero waste’ status across its global operations, following news it has achieved Living Building Challenge sustainability certification for its new headquarters in New York City. The tech company claims its new Brooklyn HQ is now the largest building in the …

Ford Extends Green Supply Chain Program to 1,100 Sites

Ford has revealed it is now working with more than 40 companies across 40 countries to reduce the environmental impact of its supply chain. The auto giant yesterday provided an update on its voluntary Partnership for A Cleaner Environment (PACE), which was launched two years ago with a view to …

More than 70 Per Cent of Councils Lack ‘Solar Strategy’

Hundreds of local councils across the country have no official strategy for solar deployment and do not plan to add any new solar power to their portfolio in the next five years, a series of Freedom of Information (FOI) requests has revealed. Data obtained from 332 local authorities by LG …