Emissions crackdown: Government plots four 'all-electric' prisons

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New prisons will have on site solar, efficient lighting, heat pumps and be built with recycled concrete and steel, government confirms

The government has announced the next wave of prisons it builds will be built to net zero specifications, using heat pumps, efficient lighting systems, and thousands of solar panels to significantly reduce...

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