Hitting a Net Zero Home Run: The Best Sustainable Innovations for 2020

By Katie Mills, Head of Innovation, UK&I at Schneider Electric

‘The future Net Zero Standard is the perfect place to start for any business looking to reduce its environmental footprint’

Dominic O’Brien, Managing Director of Experienced Energy Solutions, told future Net Zero about his experience of helping business clients identify their energy use and work towards decarbonisation

Lotus Engineering launches project to assess energy storage solutions for EV sector

It plans to deploy three containerised battery testing facilities which will allow it and its clients to carry out a range of performance evaluations and component testing

The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council establishes definition for Hydrogen-Ready boilers

The trade body suggests the move brings domestic decarbonisation one step closer to reality

IMechE: ‘The challenge now is to bring this all together into a practical and deliverable plan’

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Engineering Policy Advisor Matt Rooney said: ‘The challenge now is to bring this all together into a practical and deliverable plan with joined-up thinking across the whole energy system’

Schneider Electric invests in Planon to digitally transform buildings into sustainable workplaces of the future

Schneider Electric and Planon will jointly collaborate on innovation to deliver a suite of software and services to digitize the building lifecycle for both existing and new buildings

Boris Johnson unveils ten point plan to tackle climate change, deliver net zero and launch a ‘green industrial revolution’

The Prime Minister says the new plans will create and support up to 250,000 British jobs while allowing the UK to ‘forge ahead with eradicating its contribution to climate change by 2050’

Businesswise Solutions ‘to get 80% of staff driving EVs by 2025’

Staff will now have free access to EV charging points and be able to take part in a benefits scheme aimed at making it easier to move away from fossil fuel-powered cars

More than half of UK councils have set a net zero goal for 2030 or sooner

A new study suggests local ambition is driving many of the country’s councils to set decarbonisation goals more than 20 years earlier than national targets require

Thames Water swaps diesel vans for vintage bicycles at Walton Advanced Water Treatment Works

The refurbished ‘sit-up-and-beg’ Pashley bikes now allow workers to travel around one of the organisation’s sites in an emissions-free way