Tag Archives : energy efficiency

Cleaner, greener technology for Plymouth buses

Buses on one of Plymouth’s busiest routes will be fitted with new technology designed to reduce pollution, thanks to a grant from the Department for Transport (DfT). Plymouth City Council has been awarded almost £485,000 from the Clean Vehicle Technology Fund, which helps local authorities upgrade vehicles, reduce emissions and improve air quality. The funding […]

Lighting the way in energy savings

While many councils across the country are turning off their street lights to cut costs, Plymouth is investing in a citywide lighting upgrade that will see its energy bill reduced by over £1 million a year. Around 11,000 energy efficient light emitting diode (LED) lamps have been installed so far as part of an £8 […]