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Newstead Abbey is lighting up its way to big energy savings.

Newstead Abbey is lighting up its way to big energy savings.

Energy efficiency measures at Newstead Abbey are saving them £3,500 a year from its electricity bill. Newstead Abbey is the latest heritage site operated by Nottingham City Council to have an LED lighting overhaul to make the lighting system more environmentally friendly and cheaper to run.  It follows a pioneering and award-winning project at Wollaton […]

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Funding boost for air quality in Nottingham

Funding boost for air quality in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council will be awarded £400,000 plus a share of £539,120 from the Joint Air Quality Unit (Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs, Department for Transport) as part of an annual funding pot to tackle air quality locally, it was announced today. This year’s Air Quality Grant programme will focus on supporting schemes […]

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Working to Tackle Fuel Poverty

Working to Tackle Fuel Poverty

Nottingham City Council and partners will be providing advice on how local people can make energy savings as part of Fuel Poverty Awareness Day on Friday 17 February. Over 12% of Nottingham’s households are classed as being in fuel poverty, with the City Council and local partners working hard to tackle this. The nationwide day […]

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Robin Hood Energy Light Night programme now available

Robin Hood Energy Light Night programme now available

The full programme for Robin Hood Energy Light Night on Friday 10 February is now available and features a wide range of mainly free activities for all ages and interests. Amazing artworks, UV sports, music, dancing, stories, puppets and Star Wars-themed lightsabres will all feature in the popular event, which is celebrating its tenth year.  […]

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Not-for-profit energy companies Ebico and Robin Hood Energy join forces to fight fuel poverty in the UK

Not-for-profit energy companies Ebico and Robin Hood Energy join forces to fight fuel poverty in the UK

Ebico and Robin Hood Energy have today unveiled a new energy partnership to offer a brand new prepay tariff, as they vow to continue their fight against rising fuel poverty in the UK and provide energy contracts that function fairly for all consumers. The partnership will offer the brand new tariff: Ebico PrePay, which offers […]

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Savings for Aspley Sports Hall with green energy installations

Savings for Aspley Sports Hall with green energy installations

Nottingham City Council is ramping up its sustainable energy programme to reduce its running costs and reduce its carbon footprint with a new solar and lighting installation At Minvers Sports Hall in Aspley it has expanded its capacity to generate green energy with a further solar installation, and coupled this with an LED lighting upgrade. […]

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Double award success for innovative lighting project

Double award success for innovative lighting project

October has been an exciting month for Nottingham City Council’s Energy Projects Team whose LED lighting project to upgrade the city’s heritage sites won two awards. The team won the Coping with Climate Change award at last week’s Nottingham Post Environment Awards. This comes a few weeks after the team won Best Commercial Energy Project […]

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