Defra partners with Forest for Cornwall to drive regional tree planting

Growing, protecting and restoring trees, forests and woodlands can help reduce carbon emissions, encourage biodiversity and nature recovery, grow the sustainable timber market and improve people’s health and wellbeing

UK council partners with crowdfunding platform to finance residents’ green projects

Cornwall Council will work with Crowdfunder to raise funds for plans that will help the region reach its climate targets

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Cornwall Council to accelerate its carbon-neutral journey with smart-grid wind turbine development

This turbine claims to be the first of its kind in the UK and is able to make small adjustments to the output in order to support the grid’s stability

Cornwall Council forms task force to combat climate change

The group consists of representatives from sectors which are thought to be responsible for the largest proportion of carbon dioxide emissions – energy, transport, housing and agriculture

Cornwall joins climate network aiming for 100% renewables

With around 40% of its power coming from renewables, the region has increased its installed renewable energy capacity from 90MW in 2009 to more than 800MW

Cornwall Council choose TEAM DEC Service

The DEC service will provide renewal certificates and visits to existing DEC sites, as well as the production of any new DEC and Advisory reports for buildings recently added to the council’s portfolio. Cornwall Council will also benefit from the TEAM SigNet DEC Activity software, which will allow users to log-in to a secure site […]

Cornish solar projects to save council £100k a year

Solar panels put on at least 30 council buildings across Cornwall before Christmas 2011 will save Cornwall Council £100,000 a year on energy bills. That’s according to Solarcentury, the solar firm which installed the panels. It says they will earn 687kWp under the Government’s Feed-in Tariff. Schools, libraries and leisure centres got the panels on […]