Solar power
  • Climate change action

    September 16, 2019

    Successful carbon reduction projects across Buckinghamshire County Council’s services and infrastructure have resulted in an impressive 41% reduction in the amount of carbon dioxide produced in 2018/19 compared with the baseline set in 2009/10. This is a significantly better outcome than the 30% national voluntary reduction target set by the UK Government in its Clean […]

  • Climate crisis action

    August 16, 2019

    A new council committee in South Oxfordshire that will help tackle the climate emergency is due to meet for the first time in September. At its July meeting, South Oxfordshire District Council agreed unanimously to establish the specialist committee to advise the council on how it can tackle local issues affected by the climate emergency. […]

  • Adding some sunshine

    May 10, 2019

    Local community energy enterprise, Gawcott Community Solar CIC, have launched a £9,000 grant fund to support initiatives which benefit local children and young people. Consisting of two sub-funds, grants of up to £1,500 are available and organisations can now apply through the Heart of Bucks website. The community solar farm, located between Gawcott and Buckingham, […]

  • Low carbon grants

    February 20, 2019

    Through the Low Carbon Workspaces £1,000 Energy Cashback campaign, grants of £1,000 are available to 50 small and medium-sized businesses spending more than £2,000 on energy saving initiatives in February and March. It is first-come, first-served with an application deadline of March 31. The £1,000 grants can be claimed towards LED lighting, heating and cooling upgrades, […]

  • Sound barriers to ease motorway noise

    September 5, 2016

    Residents along the M40 in Buckinghamshire and South Oxfordshire will soon benefit from a package of measures to cut traffic noise near their homes. New noise-reducing barriers will be installed along sections of the motorway in Buckinghamshire and a worn out section of the motorway will be replaced by a new, quieter road surface in South […]