Transport: Excess heat used to offset New Street carbon footprint

A GROUND-BREAKING initiative to reduce Birmingham New Street’s carbon footprint ahead of the hub’s reopening following its £600m redevelopment is underway.

The project sees Network Rail, Birmingham City Council, Cofely and sustainability consultants, Anthesis-SecondNature, joining forces to deliver a project which will see 1.5km of pipework installed across the station and in the city centre to enable excess heat produced by a new combined heat and power unit to be exported to the Birmingham District Energy ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...