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SES Water has taken further steps to minimise carbon emissions from its vehicle fleet by providing only electric or plug-in hybrid employee cars.
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The cost to plug the "water poverty gap" could be up to £720 million, according to a report commissioned by Water UK. It shows the number of people living in water poverty in England and Wales is greater than previously calculated as of 2019/20, with more than 4 million households struggling to pay their bills.
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Severn Trent has set its reduction targets for direct, indirect and supply chain greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 in line with guidelines from the Science Based Targets Initiative
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Yorkshire is embarking on a trial with advanced materials manufacturer Haydale to upgrade its asset base using a ceramic polymer that will reduce its carbon emissions from capital investment projects by 23 per cent during AMP7.
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The climate crisis is the biggest challenge we are facing and we cannot expect politicians to sort it out: we all have a part to play, writes Christine McGourty, chief executive of Water UK
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Welsh Water has secured £60,000 to fund a scheme that converts sludge to hydrogen fuel for its vehicle fleet and has added solar arrays at three of its sites. The new initiatives are part of the company's efforts to cut carbon emissions across its estate.
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CCW has been tasked with carrying out an independent review of the financial support offered by different water companies across England and Wales, to identify ways to better support households that are struggling financially
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Liv Garfield, chief executive of Severn Trent, has stressed the need to create and design a new Britain to adapt to the pressures of climate change and population growth.
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Despite Ofwat's push to lower water bills, millions of households still find them unaffordable. The sector has committed to make worrying about bills a thing of the past and is taking the first step towards that with a common metric for calculating water poverty. Utility Week explores what is involved
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As part of a sector-wide pledge to reach carbon net zero by 2030 water companies are having to make big changes to vehicle fleets. Utility Week talks to SES Water’s energy and carbon manager Henrietta Stock, about the progress the company has made so far and the challenges ahead in terms of electrifying HGVs.
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Water companies met the lowest number of performance commitments in 2019/20 compared to the rest of AMP6, with 63 per cent reached. Despite that, public trust has risen and put the industry above the energy sector.
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