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Creature comforts cost home owners £78 million

Worried pet owners spend £78 million extra a year on gas and electricity when they turn on the heating and TVs or radios because of concerns their cats and dogs will feel cold, stressed or alone while they’re not at home.

Submitted by AlyssaO on Tue, 17/11/2015 - 12:09

17/11/2015

Fleet Hero Finalists Announced

The Energy Saving Trust is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2015 Fleet Hero Awards . The judges have selected 34 fleets, suppliers and vehicle manufacturers who are at the cutting edge of work to reduce transport emissions.

Submitted by AlyssaO on Wed, 04/11/2015 - 10:28

04/11/2015

Red Dwarf star in Glasgow to lead Scotland’s charge of electric cars

Red Dwarf star and Scrapheap Challenge presenter Robert Llewellyn led a convoy of 60 electric cars on a rally between Glasgow and Stirling this weekend to celebrate the launch of a new £2.5million Electric Vehicle Loan fund.

Submitted by AlyssaO on Mon, 14/09/2015 - 13:10

14/09/2015

Scottish motorists to get £2.5 million electric car boost

A new £2.5 million fund will give Scottish motorists access to an interest-free loan of up to £50,000 for electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Submitted by AlyssaO on Fri, 14/08/2015 - 15:21

14/08/2015

New Air Quality Award Recognises England's Fleet Heroes

Local authorities and public sector bodies leading the battle against air pollution are set to be honoured during the tenth annual Energy Saving Trust Fleet Hero Awards – but the deadline for entries is fast approaching.

Submitted by AlyssaO on Wed, 22/07/2015 - 13:50

22/07/2015

Energy literacy warning as only 7 per cent of young people understand bills

Latest research shows that only 7 per cent of under-35s fully understand the information on their energy bill.

Submitted by SarahL on Wed, 17/06/2015 - 09:49

19/06/2015

£224 million energy efficiency drive for Scottish homes

Scottish Government will launch a new national fuel poverty scheme in September, making homes warmer and more comfortable for the vulnerable and the poor.

Submitted by Claire on Wed, 22/04/2015 - 13:46

22/04/2015

Transport Minister launches Dundee’s electric taxi fleet

Dundee's largest electric taxi fleet is launched by Scottish Government's Minister for Transport and the Islands, Derek Mackay MSP.

Submitted by Claire on Wed, 18/03/2015 - 13:59

18/03/2015

£725k energy saving improvements to DCH homes in Devon

Energy Saving Trust and housing provider, DCH in Devon have invested £725,000 in a programme to help develop 150 homes across Devon with energy efficiency improvements.

Submitted by Claire on Thu, 12/03/2015 - 13:20

12/03/2015

New European project launched to promote EV fleets

Pan-European fleet operators to receive free mentoring support to adopt electric vehicles in a new project, while the campaign seeks more fleets and industry partners to maximise the reach and impact of the project.

Submitted by Ozge Ibrahim on Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:01

04/03/2015