Spain’s GAM secures €35m for electric rental fleets and last-mile delivery

The loan from the EU bank will enable the company to invest in new energy efficient equipment and EVs as well as help its subsidiary, Inquieto, to expand its fleet of zero-emission vehicles

McDonald’s opens second ‘net zero’ restaurant in UK

The new Lincolnshire-based branch uses solar and recycled materials to cut its carbon footprint

Vertical farming firm Future Crops switches to 100% renewable energy

The company chose a site with 18,000 solar panels when it began operations in 2018 and started using wind energy this year, bringing its reliance on renewable energy to 100%

Barclays launches green mortgages for buy-to-let homes

Customers looking to buy new build homes to rent that are energy efficient will be rewarded with lower interest rates on their mortgage

Infrared heating over heat pumps?

A new study claims infrared heating is more cost-effective and energy efficient than heat pumps – and could be the answer to net zero

Cardiff installs first offsite net zero homes

The council has claimed the houses will be affordable and 90% more energy efficient than standard homes

Canada invests $10m in McMaster University’s green automotive and aerospace hub

Called iHub, the facility will support development and testing to incorporate the latest technologies required for the production of next-generation electric and autonomous vehicles and energy efficient and intelligent aircrafts

O2 rolls out smart cooling technology at data centres to save energy

The project is estimated to deliver energy savings equivalent to one million kilograms of CO2 year on year

Mercedes-Benz and Siemens team up for sustainable automotive production

The car manufacturer aims to digitise its production processes, with Siemens bringing its expertise and technologies to the partnership to develop highly flexible and efficient automotive production

Construction industry backs ‘National Retrofit Strategy’

The strategy calls for the government to invest an initial £5.3bn to help kickstart the retrofit market