Prisons set to cut carbon as well as crime

Solar panels are to be installed at 19 prisons, preventing up to 1,300 tonnes of carbon emissions

Microsoft inks renewable PPA with Ørsted to support green goals

It will buy electricity from Ørsted’s 430MW Old 300 Solar Centre in Ford Bent County, which is expected to come online in 2022

Toyota Canada facility achieves zero carbon building certification

Some of the building’s sustainability features include geothermal heating to reduce its reliance on emission-producing fuels and a 965MW rooftop solar array

Sinopec builds China’s ‘first carbon-neutral fuel station’

Its distributed solar power generation project has officially gone into operation, which has the capacity to offset the power consumption and emissions of the Jiaze Gas Station

Canadian bakery aims to slice its carbon footprint with two renewable PPAs

The 15-year agreements will support the commercial development of two renewable energy projects in southern Alberta, consisting of wind and solar projects, with 170MW of installed capacity in total

Centrica inks solar PPA with Better Energy in Denmark

The 10-year PPA includes the purchase of a total of 112GWh of green energy per year – equivalent to the power consumption of 70,000 Danish households

Solar power in British prisons to support MOJ’s net zero target

Gov Facility Services Ltd is introducing a series of green upgrades in prisons that are expected to reduce carbon emissions by more than 2,300 tonnes

First corporate solar PPA in Polish history signed

BayWa r.e. and HeidelbergCement have made history by signing the subsidy-free deal

Solar power grows by 27% across the UK in 2020

Solar capacity soared by 545MW compared to 2019 figures

Scottish Water to install £2m solar and battery storage facility

The project, which is expected to reduce energy costs at the wastewater treatment works by around 40%, supports the water company’s 2040 net zero goal