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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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National award win lights the way for other councils

National award win lights the way for other councils

Nottingham City Council’s LED lighting upgrade at Wollaton Hall won the Clean Energy Awards in the Best Commercial Energy Project Category. Wollaton Hall is one of the first heritage buildings in the country to modernise its lighting, although far cheaper to run and better for the environment LED lighting has not been popular for such […]

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City Council and Specsavers share transport vision

City Council and Specsavers share transport vision

A local business has teamed up with Nottingham City Council to promote local sustainable transport by installing a display screen to stream live traffic and transport updates to 350 staff. The team at Specsavers’ Cirrus House on Experian Way has been awarded £8,500 of funding to install a 46” LCD display screen in the reception […]

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Nottingham achieves 2020 climate change target four years early

Nottingham achieves 2020 climate change target four years early

Recent central government statistics show that Nottingham has smashed its climate change targets four years early. The data shows a 33% reduction in carbon emissions since 2005, beating a target set by Nottingham City Council to reach a 26% reduction by 2020. This puts Nottingham top of all the core cities – the largest cities […]

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All roads lead to Nottingham in June for planners of the UK’s transport future

All roads lead to Nottingham in June for planners of the UK’s transport future

June is a very busy month in Nottingham for transport planners, businesses and groups interested in creating greener, more joined up transport services. Three separate events are being hosted by the City Council with partners to show how transport can be planned to take advantage of technological and sustainable innovations, with ideas such as smart […]

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