Three Scottish universities get Government aid for energy efficiency
Three of Scotland’s most prestigious universities (St Andrews, Strathclyde University and Stirling University) will be able to access a £20 million funding pot offered by the Scottish Government, a
Npower announced three new energy plans for SMEs
Npower, one of the UK’s Big Six energy suppliers, has recently announced three new energy plans targeting specifically small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that simplify the way in which companies choose their energy.
RWE aims for bigger role in energy saving business
German utility RWE, the parent company of UK energy supplier npower, has revealed plans to take a more active role in the energy saving solutions’ sector as demand in this segment has soared over the past few years.
Banks do not provide proper support for businesses investing in energy efficiency, report claims
Banks and other financial lenders do very little to support businesses wishing to invest in energy saving projects, fresh new research from Siemens Industry and the Energy Institute can reveal.
British Gas Business slapped with £5.6m fine by Ofgem
British Gas, the UK’s leading energy provider, was found guilty of incorrectly blocking businesses customers from switching suppliers and will be forced to pay £5.6m in fines and compensation, a news report in the matter can reveal.
NHS energy managers come under fire over salaries, efficiency
Energy managers working for the National Health System have come under fire as the Taxpayers’ Alliance branded the NHS’ “green” staff a “waste” of public money.
Energy efficiency measures could help the NHS save up to 150 million pounds each year
The NHS is one of the UK’s largest energy consumers, spending an overall £750m each year on heating and electricity bills alone, but this figure could be 20% lower should the trusts decide to implement extensive energy-saving measures, a new research report from the Green Investment Bank (GIB)
E.ON to eliminate rollover contracts for SMEs
E.ON, one of the UK’s leading energy suppliers, has announced plans to start offering both existing and new customers products without an auto-rollover option as of 31st March 2014, taking an important step towards making energy deals simpler and fairer.
Businesses in Bath’s Enterprise Zone to get new green heating systems
Businesses based in Bath’s brand new Enterprise Zone will be eligible to have green heating systems installed, including systems powered by energy from waste or recovered heat taken from industry, after the Bath and North Somerset Council received a £95,000 grant from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).