National Highways funding gives go-ahead to Cornish eco improvements

As part of its Designated Funding programme, National Highways has confirmed £785,000 from its Environment and wellbeing fund for the Cornwall Wildlife Trust to restore and recreate 16.8 hectares of woodland, orchard, grassland and heathland around Ladock to Gwills and Benhaven to Lambourne Mill, north of Truro.

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National Highways creates new environmental sustainability division to help reach net zero

National Highways has created a new division for Environmental Sustainability which will help the government-owned company deliver on its ambitious plan to cut carbon emissions to net zero across England’s motorways and major A-roads by 2050.

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Supporting the transition to electric vehicles

National Highways is putting roads at the heart of Britain’s net zero future. Roads Development Director, Dr Joanna White – who also sits on the Transport + Energy editorial board – says supporting electric vehicles will be key.

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Energy Storage Systems to support EV drivers rapidly charging on England’s motorways

National Highways plans to invest in Energy Storage Systems – essentially giant battery packs – for service stations where the grid supply is not enough for rapid charging infrastructure.

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