Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone to launch in February

Any vehicles that are not zero-emission and are travelling within the zone between 7am and 7pm could be charged up to £20

Oxford City Council announces roadmap to reach net zero by 2040

Oxford City Council has pledged to reduce the city’s emissions by 88% by 2040 from 2018 levels and offset any that remain

Oxford City Council goes underground with efficient lighting upgrade

The LED lighting upgrade in a car park is expected to cut electricity spend by about £2,000 per year and carbon dioxide emissions by about four tonnes annually

Oxford opens up to electric HGVs with first fleet-suitable rapid charger

ODS, whose frontline staff collect waste and keep the region clean, has deployed the equipment and says it aims to help Oxford become a net zero city

John Lewis pilots sustainability initiatives at Oxford store

It aims to encourage ‘reduce, reuse and return’ among its customers and will test eight ways in which the retailer and its customers can reduce their impact on the planet

‘World’s first’ pop-up EV charger trial underway in Oxford

Six prototypes of the charging point, which retracts when not in use, have been installed

Waitrose continues war on plastic with packaging-free trial extension

A dedicated refill zone with dispensers will have more than 200 products including pasta, fruits and vegetables, coffee, wine and beer

New £41m Energy SuperHub ‘game changer’ for Oxford

The project will consist of giant batteries, electric vehicle charging points as well as ground source heat pumps

Oxford Council trials ‘world’s first pop-up’ EV chargers

Householders are being encouraged to nominate their street to take part in the project

Oxford electric motor factory officially opened

A new government-backed facility which manufactures electric motors has officially been opened in Oxford. University of Oxford’s spinout YASA’s 100,000 capacity plant will help deliver the next generation of environment-friendly hybrid and pure electric vehicles (EVs). Around 80% of production is to be exported around the world, including China. Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark […]