Leeds and London to become ‘global centres of green finance’ with £10m of new investment

The government funding will help set up the UK Centre for Greening Finance and Investment, which is expected to enter operation in April 2021

Sky Sports to broadcast first ‘albert certified’ live Premier League match

Liverpool versus Leeds United will be the ‘green’ match and is to take place on September 12th

IONITY officially opens new EV rapid chargers in Leeds

The Leeds Skeleton Lake Services has been outfitted with six 350kW chargers that allow commuters to fully-charge in less than 20 minutes

Leeds residents ‘receiving low carbon heat from black bin waste’

The new facility will supply heat for 1,983 council houses and provide enough electricity for 22,000 homes

Online vehicle checker to help businesses prepare for clean air zones

It provides information on the charges and allows drivers to find out if they will be affected when driving the most polluting vehicles in Birmingham and Leeds

Leeds waste fraudster’s jail term extended by nine years

Terry Soloman Dugbo is currently serving a record seven years and six months in jail after defrauding the electrical waste recycling industry of £2.2m in 2016

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Vattenfall wins first power distribution network contract in the UK

It will own and operate the new network under an agreement with Helvellyn Group

Leeds fraudster given longest prison sentence for environmental crime

He is serving seven years and six months in prison and has also been ordered to pay back more than £1.3m

French utility ENGIE announces Smart acquisition in the UK

Smart Buildings Ltd develops technologies and services that allows businesses to control their portfolio of commercial buildings

Leeds leads the way with on-the-go recycling

A new city-wide campaign aims to improve the quantity and quality of rubbish collected