Utilities consultancy Reson8 explores how to reduce carbon emissions by 12 per cent from commercial vehicles by making scheduling more efficient. This could cut the fuel needed for journeys to save time, money and carbon.
Wessex Water is putting two HGVs on the roads powered by bio-waste from its wastewater treatment plants to close the loop on waste and reduce its emissions as it works towards sector-wide net-zero commitments.
“If you don’t want to make a decision, you can always find a reason for not making it,” says John Armitt, chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission, on the lack of energy policy coming out of BEIS. We’re risking missing net zero targets if it doesn’t make its mind up soon, he tells Denise Chevin.
We continue our series leading up to an expected emergency budget by asking Sue Ferns senior deputy general secretary at the union Prospect, her views on where pace could be picked up to accelerate a green recovery.
As plans are revealed to offer special perks and green number plates to electric vehicle drivers, Utility Week’s Jane Gray argues why the government must move beyond headline-grabbing gimmicks and start laying the foundations for the coming revolution in transport.