B&Q’s parent company Kingfisher is installing energy storage batteries to store power created by solar panels at the retailer’s Swindon DC. The move is intended to reduce the electricity the warehouse takes from the national grid by 31% and, on some days, it will be possible to achieve zero grid consumption. There are 552 rooftop solar panels installed at the DC and, at present, around 35% of the power they produce is exported back into the grid. Installation of the […]
Anders Nielsen took over as CEO of MAN Truck & Bus in September 2012, after 25 years at Scania, like MAN part of the Volkswagen group. There the Swede rose from managing gearbox production to a place on the board responsible for production and logistics.
A fully electric refuse truck has taken to the streets in Gloucestershire in a bid to make the entire district carbon neutral.
CNG Fuels has landed £80m in funding from Foresight Group to build 14 new refuelling stations for gas powered HGVs as part of wider plans to roll out a national network.