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City of Manchester home to "the greenest people" in Britain

City of Manchester home to "the greenest people" in Britain

The research, carried out by Honda, was based on a range of factors including household recycling, domestic CO2 emissions and household eco measures, combined with survey responses.

Dundee digitises data to speed up its climate action plans

Dundee digitises data to speed up its climate action plans

The Scottish city will be using the ClimateView software platform that is designed to help cities live up to their pledges of becoming carbon neutral by visualising action plans.

UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project

UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project

Reading Borough Council and Wokingham Borough Council will be the first to connect to the smart energy platform, which forms part of the Thames Valley Live project.

Vehicles map air quality block-by-block in Brooklyn

Vehicles map air quality block-by-block in Brooklyn

Aclima has deployed its mobile sensing fleet throughout Downtown Brooklyn to collect representative air sample measurements with its platform – day and night, weekdays and weekends.

Boston rolls out its first electric-assist cargo tricycle

Boston rolls out its first electric-assist cargo tricycle

Deployment of the tricycle forms part of the city’s work to reduce emissions from municipal sources and is intended to support city staff performing their daily tasks.

Manchester's civic heat network project passes significant milestone

Manchester's civic heat network project passes significant milestone

The final sections of the UK city’s 40 metre high Tower of Light have been installed, which will act as a chimney for a low carbon energy centre.

Final phase of council-owned battery storage site goes live in the UK

Final phase of council-owned battery storage site goes live in the UK

Fideoak Mill in Taunton will provide grid-balancing services to National Grid and demonstrates how investment in battery storage and renewables can generate income for councils.

City of Yonkers launches shared e-scooter scheme

City of Yonkers launches shared e-scooter scheme

This marks the first ever e-scooter pilot in New York State and is scheduled to launch later this month with electric transportation specialist Bird the exclusive provider.

Edinburgh claims the UK’s first fully eco-powered greenspace

Edinburgh claims the UK’s first fully eco-powered greenspace

Saughton Park in the Scottish capital city is using micro-hydro technology on the Water of Leith, generating electricity for all the park’s needs, including running two ground source heat pump systems.

Energy farm to help German municipality go CO2-free by 2030

Energy farm to help German municipality go CO2-free by 2030

Green Solar and Siemens Energy have signed an agreement to develop a concept for Herzogenrath in Aachen that could make the city a national and international leader in the energy transition.