University cuts more than 4,200 tonnes of CO2 with solar-powered ‘water battery’

In the first year of operation, the system generated around three million kWh of solar electricity for the university’s campus

Coventry University academics launch book to address rural electrification challenges

The work explores future energy technologies, the role of renewable energy systems and the threat of climate change

ENGIE to progress renewable energy park for Keele University

Leading energy and services company, ENGIE, has agreed a 25 year deal with Keele University, to fund, design, build and operate a multi-technology renewable energy park

More than a quarter of UK universities ‘still not on a renewable tariff’

The study suggests this is despite 91% of students being “fairly or very concerned” about climate change

Lancaster University commits to becoming carbon-neutral by 2035

The university has also pledged to be net zero for carbon emissions from electricity and heating by 2030

LSE launches plan to become ‘UK’s first’ carbon-neutral university

The institution plans to integrate sustainability into the curriculum and prioritise ‘socially responsible’ investments

Swansea schools ‘to save £6,200 every year’ on electricity bills with solar installations

Three schools will be fitted with a total of 220kW rooftop solar installations, which is forecast to reduce electricity bills by £6,200 a year

Reaching net zero ‘requires green skills shortage to be urgently tackled’

The Aldersgate Group says a deficit in skills is currently undermining the growth of low carbon supply chains across the UK economy

Universities in New Zealand secure government funding to replace fossil fuel boilers

The projects are predicted to reduce the Lincoln and Auckland Universities’ carbon dioxide emissions by around 46,000 tonnes in the next ten years

Two solar farms to provide 33 Cambridge colleges with 80% of their energy

A total of 131 sites will be connected to the two projects, which have a combined capacity of 35MW