Sustainability

NEP to power entire broadcast fleet using sustainable GD+ HVO

NEP has switched its fleet of OB trucks to be powered by recycled biofuel supplied by Green Biofuels to further its commitment to combat global climate change. The introduction of GD+ HVO (hydrogenated vegetable oil) to the NEP UK fleet is a step forward in reducing CO2 emissions and achieving carbon net zero/carbon neutrality as part of the company’s commitment to […]  More

Industry challenges: EMG looks at the growing importance of sustainability in live production

By Shaun Gregory, chief executive officer, EMG Group. The pandemic challenged the industry as nothing else has done before or since. We have become used to dealing with rapid and sudden changes in technology, business models, and even consumer behaviours over recent years. But to compress the R&D of fully embracing remote production workflows all […]  More

NEP Connect to provide ITV with environmentally friendly news gathering fleet

UK broadcaster, ITV, has selected NEP Connect to provide its next generation of battery-powered news gathering vehicles for regional and national ITV news coverage. The five-year, multi-million-pound deal will see NEP Connect supply ITV News with a world-class fleet of eco-friendly, plug-in hybrid vehicles, equipped with interior electronic systems powered by battery, reversing the need […]  More

Fast, furious and futuristic: Extreme E celebrates successful first championship and looks ahead to second season

Rosberg X Racing (RXR) were crowned champions of the first season of Extreme E, securing the title after finishing fourth in the season-ending Jurassic X Prix in Dorset in December. RXR drivers Molly Taylor and Johan Kristoffersson took the title after winning three of the five events of the inaugural FIA-sanctioned all-electric SUV rally championship. […]  More

New directions: NEP Group on remote production, sustainability and technical innovations shaping up 2022

By Brian Clark, director of sales, NEP Major Events, NEP Group New innovations throughout the past year have rejuvenated the sports broadcast industry and established new and stronger industry standards. Sports broadcasters are continuing to redefine how future broadcasting will operate as the industry looks ahead to 2022, creating a hybrid future. 2021 has seen […]  More

Tech Insight: NEP on how the sports broadcasting industry is being given new directions through innovation

New innovations throughout the past year have rejuvenated the sports broadcast industry and established new, stronger industry standards, according to industry leaders at NEP. Sports broadcasters are continuing to redefine how future broadcasting will operate as the industry looks ahead to 2022, creating a hybrid future. SVG Europe caught up Brian Clark, director of sales, […]  More

Sky Production Services achieves DPP committed to sustainability mark

DPP, the media industry’s business network, has awarded Sky Production Services (SPS) with the DPP committed to sustainability mark, scoring the company the maximum five out of five leaves on the DPP committed to sustainability survey. This achievement allows the SPS, along with Sky and Sky Sport, to join the DPP committed to sustainability programme, […]  More

World RX reveals 14-car field for first season of electric era

The FIA World Rallycross Championship has announced a 14-car grid for its 2022 campaign – the first stage of a new era as the series goes fully electric. The electrification of rallycross is set to revolutionise the sport, with the state-of-the-art new RX1e car sprinting from 0-100km/h in just 1.8 seconds – faster even than […]  More

Sports TV Awards 2021 Finalist: Carbon Neutrality in Sports Production by Suora Broadcast

Carbon footprint management is an essential part of any responsible TV production, and broadcast technical services company Suora Broadcast (formally Streamteam Nordic) has been shortlisted for this years’ ‘One Planet Award for Sustainability in Sports TV’ at SVG Europe’s highly competitive Sports TV Awards 2021 for their work. Reducing carbon dioxide emissions has been part […]  More