Government offers £37m of new funding for electric transport

The move aims to help decarbonise some of the UK’s most polluting industries and ensure the country can hit net zero by 2050

Reading announces £34m fund to hit net zero by 2030

The suggested green plan involves major spending on a new railway station, renewable energy sources, tree-planting programmes, EV charging points and a new food waste service

Heat network specialist Switch2 joins smart energy system project in Warrington

The scheme, which has received funding from UK Research and Innovation, aims to deliver average cost savings of 25% and ‘create a pathway to net-zero’

Glass Futures lands £7.1m government contract to decarbonise sector

The study, which is due to be completed in March 2021, will investigate and recommend the most cost-effective and environmentally efficient way to clean up the glass industry’s emissions

Hydrogen projects among winners of £90m funding to cut emissions

Hydrogen is a low or zero emission alternative to fossil fuels, which could be used to power industry and transport but is currently difficult and expensive to produce in bulk

Government awards funding to plant 50,000 trees to support net zero goal

Planting more trees is crucial in the fight against climate change as they store carbon and can help make towns and cities more resilient