Tag Archives : energy


Top tips on managing damp and mould in your home

Damp and mould are the scourge of many a household but did you know there are simple steps you can take to cut them down? Plymouth City Council and Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) have commissioned a new video, funded by a grant from the Department of Energy and Climate Change, to help local people manage […]


Plymouth to begin street lighting upgrade

Plymouth City Council will begin an 18-month citywide street lighting replacement programme next week, as part of its energy and carbon saving measures. The £8 million project, which will see nearly 29,000 street lights in the city replaced with energy efficient light emitting diode (LED) lamps, will see the Council’s energy bill reduced by over […]


Solar panels installed at Western Approach car park

Plymouth City Council marked World Environment Day yesterday by launching its largest solar installation to date at Western Approach car park. The site will produce enough energy to cover more than 30 per cent of its current needs, reducing energy spend by an estimated £41,000 in the first year. Savings will increase in future years […]