Mayor of London warns: “Tube could become unbearably hot for over a month every year”

New research predicts there would be up to 29 days by 2030 that external temperatures will exceed 27°C

TfL boosts its Piccadilly line fleet with greener trains

Manufactured by Siemens Mobility, the trains are forecast to save 20% in energy consumption compared to existing models

How could wearable tech combat pollution on London Underground?

Kevin Chiam, Innovation Design Engineer, spoke to FNZ about the technology that creates a personal vapour cloud, which cleans the air you breathe

Mayor of London moves forward with plans to take the tube renewable

Sadiq Khan has published TfL’s renewable energy requirements as part of his ambition to deliver a zero-carbon railway network across the capital by 2030

Could climate change cause regular floods on the London Underground?

London Assembly Member Caroline Russell says it’s Morden likely…

Could tubes, trains and trams go solar?

Rail, tube and tram networks could be connected directly to trackside solar panels for subsidy-free clean energy. That’s the suggestion from climate change charity 10:10 and Imperial College London’s Energy Futures Lab, which say this could reduce strain on the electricity grid by bypassing it altogether. They believe connecting solar arrays and battery storage units […]

Waste heat from the tube to be piped into London homes

The sticky heat is one of the most unpleasant parts of a morning commute on the London underground – but that hot air is about to be put to good use. Hundreds of London homes are to be kept warm using the waste heat from the tube. The project is a team effort between Islington […]

EDF wins government electricity contract

Hospitals, schools and museums across Britain will be powered by EDF Energy after it won the largest ever contract to supply electricity from the government. The French firm, which draws a large amount of its power from nuclear, beat rivals British Gas Business, npower and Scottish Southern and Energy to win the contract from the […]