Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) submission deadline extended until January 2016
The deadline for submitting the results of energy audits under the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) has been postponed until the end of January 2016, a recent release from the Environment Agency has been able to reveal.
Energy efficiency revealed as a key growth factor for Turkey
Energy efficiency is a key factor for Turkey to continue its economic growth in a sustainable way, a fresh report from World Bank has suggested.
Manchester Airports Group achieves massive carbon emissions cuts
One of the UK’s most important airport operators, the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has seen the total carbon emissions from all of its airports fall by 16% over the past year, according to its latest CSR report.
Ofgem reveals ambitious plans to reduce fuel poverty
British energy regulator Ofgem has revealed ambitious plans to reduce fuel poverty across the UK by connecting more homes to the gas grid, a recent news report has been able to reveal. Under this new scheme, Network companies will have to deliver more than 90,000 – or 18% more – fuel poor connections by 2021. […]
New European research project to study building energy efficiency
Since buildings are responsible for around 40% of Europe’s energy consumption, the EU has launched a new research project, called DIRECTION, that aims to turn energy-efficient new building projects into successful businesses, a recent news report has revealed. Knowledge that energy efficiency saves money is widespread, but energy issues remain a low priority for consumers […]
UK Treasury launches consultation into business energy efficiency tax policy
The Treasury has revealed plans to create a new energy efficiency tax system where a single business or organisation faces one tax and one reporting scheme, a news report suggests. As part of these plans, the government will abolish the CRC (Carbon Reduction Commitment), the scheme in which large energy users in the public and […]
Heat meters are an excellent monitoring tool for district networks
Heat meters could potentially provide extensive benefits for both suppliers and customers connected to district heating networks, a recent news report in the local media has been able to reveal. Participants at an ENER-G Switch2 seminar in London were told by industry experts that using meters in district heating networks can help increase efficiency, reduce […]
Save energy and money by detecting possible faults in your building’s heating system
Detecting a possible fault in your building’s heating system could potentially save a lot of energy money on the long term, but having the right tools for the job is essential, researchers from Drexel University in the United States have argued. Jin Wen, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and co-director of […]
Energy-saving buildings and climate-smart cities could help save $22tn around the world, economists argue
Expanded public transit, energy-saving buildings, and better waste management could help cities and countries around the world save up to $22tn and avoid the equivalent in carbon pollution of India’s entire annual output of greenhouse gasses, according to leading economists. The Global Commission on Climate and Economy, an independent initiative by former finance ministers and […]