Scotland’s first £65m net zero hospital looks to become pioneer

The Balfour Hospital in Orkney is fully electric, with heat pumps and EVs used to cut down its emissions

Teesside Airport among organisations to trial hydrogen vehicles in £2.5m UK trial

It is one of the winners of the government’s research and development competition to accelerate the use of hydrogen transport in the Tees Valley area

Will Tees Valley become the UK’s hydrogen capital?

Trials of diesel bus retrofits and NHS hydrogen vehicles have secured a share of a £2.5m government funding

NHS ‘to spend £100k on electric ambulances to slash carbon footprint’

A collaboration with Ford and Venari Group will reportedly see transit vans being converted into electric ambulances

Hospitals launch V2G project to help Manchester reach carbon-neutrality

EVs that transport medication and medical equipment will store energy and feed it back into the grid to help supply energy at times of peak demand

Half of NHS trusts charged up for a low carbon future

New figures have found that 51% of NHS trusts have installed EV charging infrastructure on their sites

Construction industry backs ‘National Retrofit Strategy’

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

NHS commits to becoming world’s first net zero national health system

The British healthcare system pledges to be carbon-neutral across its own operations by 2040

Newcastle hospitals cut 320 tonnes of CO2 emissions with virtual patient appointments

The new consultations have led to 1.2 million patient vehicle miles avoided, according to a report by the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust unveils solar power plan to cut emissions

Half of Margate’s Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital will be powered with 1,200 solar panels