Hydrogen bus trials in Sevenoaks

Kent County Council marked Clean Air Day, on Thursday 17th June, with the launch of a hydrogen bus trial. Working in partnership with Go Coach, supported by Abellio, the zero-emissions Caetano Hydrogen Bus will be trialled in Sevenoaks until Thursday 24th June. The H2 City Gold is a single deck bus powered by hydrogen with…

Graham Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer of Caterham Cars, David Brazier. Chairman of Kent County Council and Mark Dance, KCC Cabinet Member for Economic Development

Chains and the brains behind automobiles

Kent County Council Chairman David Brazier visited Caterham Cars in Dartford on Tuesday (November 7) alongside Cabinet Member for Economic Development Mark Dance. They were greeted by Graham Macdonald, the CEO of the company, at their Kennet Road factory. Mr Brazier and Mr Dance were taken around the factory floor and were able to view…

The difference LED streetlights make.

LED street lighting will save energy and taxpayer money

Kent County Council is planning to invest £40million to convert its 120,000 street lights to a centrally-controlled LED lighting system that will reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by 60%, and deliver annual savings of £5.3million. The council has worked with Salix, an agency of the Department of Energy and Climate Change, to secure an…