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Mitie launches Plan Zero with a commitment to reach zero carbon in five years

Mitie has launched its ‘Plan Zero’ commitment, pledging that it will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2025 – 25 years ahead of the UK Government’s 2050 target. To ensure this commitment is achieved, Mitie’s Plan Zero is focused around ...

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ENGIE-led consortium to develop a zero carbon smart energy system for the town of Rugeley

Energy and regeneration specialist, ENGIE, together with a diverse consortium of partners, has been awarded a two-year demonstrator project to design a new zero carbon smart energy system for the Staffordshire town of Rugeley. The ENGIE-led consortium will create the ...

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UKGBC launches catalogue of net zero case studies

The UK Green Building Council’s (UKGBC) catalogue of net zero case studies, profiling projects that demonstrate innovative approaches that align with UKGBC’s net zero carbon buildings framework is now live on the organisations’ website. Following the launch of the Net ...

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Mace sets goal to be net zero carbon in 2020

International construction and consultancy company, Mace, has announced that it will achieve net zero carbon emissions in 2020. The ambitious target will see the company reduce its carbon emissions across its own development and operations as far as possible and ...

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Amey calls for urgent action to decarbonise energy and heating

Amey has published its second energy white paper on its thinking around future technology challenges for the UK infrastructure market and the challenge of achieving Net Zero by 2050. Focusing on the need for urgent, wide-ranging action across the public ...

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ECA survey finds half of councils are unsure of their carbon footprint

According to a freedom of information request from engineering services trade body ECA, almost half of local authorities in England do not know their own carbon footprint, Overall, 93 out of 214 local authorities (43 per cent) say that they ...

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Time to save energy today for a more sustainable tomorrow

By Vincent de Rul, Director of EDF Energy Solutions Last week marked Big Energy Saving Week across the UK, giving businesses and their facilities managers the opportunity to look at ways in which they can save on their energy bills ...

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Office buildings are losing £60m in wasted energy every year

Energy being wasted every year by a few thousand office buildings across five UK cities could power over 100,000 homes and is costing businesses £60 million in unnecessary energy bills according to a new report from the think tank, Green ...

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Mitie research finds nearly half of companies have no strategy to achieve net zero by their target date

New research by Mitie Energy has found over a third (36 per cent) of UK businesses say they now have or are currently planning a strategy to reach net zero carbon emissions, according to their energy decision-makers. The survey showed ...

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Net zero carbon: UKGBC releases new energy performance targets for offices

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published new energy performance targets for commercial offices that are aiming to achieve net zero carbon in operation. Following direct engagement with industry and analysis of the projected zero carbon energy capacity of ...

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