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 […]
Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Go Outdoors has taken a 353,000sq ft distribution centre in Middlewich, Cheshire.
XPO Logistics is to provide warehousing for craft beer company BrewDog.
Natural gas fuel supplier CNG Fuels is promising to cut fleet operators running costs with the launch of its renewable biomethane fuel, which it claims is 40% cheaper than diesel and emits 70% less CO2.