Green/sustainable business

Swindon sets off on road to become UK’s leading hydrogen-powered town

October 29, 2013
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Swindon sets off on road to become UK’s leading hydrogen-powered town

An ambitious action programme has been launched in Swindon is to position the town as the UK’s centre of excellence for hydrogen technology. The potential of the ‘energy of the future’ will be harnessed in a wide range of initiatives spanning the use of hydrogen to power fork-lift trucks in the town’s warehouses and...

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Innovative tyre pressure monitor is just the ticket for Thamesdown Transport

October 29, 2013
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Innovative tyre pressure monitor is just the ticket for Thamesdown Transport

Passengers and drivers on Swindon-based Thamesdown Transport’s buses are enjoying a safer and greener ride following the firm’s pioneering use of an innovative device that monitors tyre pressure. The ground-breaking system installed at Thamesdown Transport’s depot does away with the need for manual checking. Instead the firm’s maintenance team simply drives its buses over...

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Good Energy to fund production of green power through corporate bond

October 2, 2013
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Good Energy to fund production of green power through corporate bond

Good Energy, the Chippenham-based renewable electricity supplier, has launched its first corporate bond to finance production of its own green energy. The Good Energy Bonds offer investors a coupon of 7.25% a year, paid half-yearly. Any Good Energy customer or generator investing in the bonds will also be paid, at maturity, the equivalent to...

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