Colchester Borough Council rolls out e-cargo fleet scheme for businesses

Local businesses and organisations are invited to try one of the 25 e-carbo bikes and five e-trailers to reduce their carbon footprint

“Driving smarter” cuts company fuel bills by 15%

Driving “more smartly” could shave up to 15% off companies’ fuel bills. That’s the message from the Energy Saving Trust which says drivers can take action to counter rising fuel costs. The message comes the same week as Chancellor George Osborne’s U-turn over a planned fuel duty rise in August, when pushed it back to […]

Government should ‘honour’ subsidy rate for signed solar contracts

The Government’s proposal to slash a solar subsidy has been picked over by a consumer group which warns that a month deadline to get projects covered by the scheme’s current support level is too short notice. DECC announced its plans to halve the Feed in Tariff (FiTs) rate on solar PV panels for domestic customers […]