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Businesses in Scotland: energy inefficiency is having a significant impact on the bottom line

• Businesses are wasting around £19,000 on average each year through energy inefficiency. • The Scottish Government is offering interest free, unsecured loans to businesses...

Brexit “fog” obscures clean energy wins, in professionals’ verdict on UK energy

Six clear messages for UK ministers and industry leaders appear to dominate the findings of the 2018 Energy Barometer published on 19 June by...

Can we hit the 2035 clean electricity target? Experts offer their two cents

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to eliminate fossil fuels from UK electricity production by 2035. Speaking at the conservative conference in Manchester...

Shredder investment reduces fuel consumption by 60% at Waste to Energy plant

Construction and commercial waste management specialist Rabbit Waste Management has more than halved the energy required to power its shredding line, resulting in cost...

Seven steps towards ESOS phase 2 accreditation

The deadline for ESOS Phase 2 compliance is 5th December 2019

Mortgage rate cuts for energy efficient homes? Pilot scheme appraises possible options

Homeowners who make their properties more energy efficient could see their mortgage rate cut under a new government-backed pilot. Perenna Bank will receive more than...

Industry hails strategy for modern digitalised energy system

On 13 June Energy Systems Catapult published a new report by the Energy Data Taskforce which calls for a single data repository on all...

Analysis points to role for AI in advancing the transition to greener energy

Artificial intelligence (AI) has already arrived in some areas of the energy industry and has the potential to further advance the integrated energy transition...

April event in Berlin to discuss EV charging infrastructure conundrum

Franco Gonzalez, Principal Analyst at IDTechEx discusses some of the themes to be dealt with at the firm's forthcoming event

Firms win funding for EV battery management advance

A project aims to create new algorithms which will estimate the Remaining Useful Life (RUL) in an Electric Vehicle (EV) battery, with the firms...

Structural sleuthing: Energy savings through building modelling software

Digital building modelling has reduced energy consumption by almost a third at two Jaguar Land Rover facilities, according to Glasgow based IES Consulting, a...

Solar power expansion and energy efficiency drive announced by Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) has announced a £4.5 million programme of refurbishment in buildings and bus stations

Water utility uses AI to manage energy

North West water firm United Utilities is using artificial intelligence to deliver a flexible approach to energy management .
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Peter powers over Pavegen pavement tiles

PAVEGEN has had the largest ever installation of its energy-harvesting pavement tiles at the 2013 Paris Marathon. Commissioned by French energy specialists Schneider Electric, lead...

New monster campaign aims to take a bite out of businesses’ overheads

Resource Efficient Scotland, a programme of Scottish Government-backed Zero Waste Scotland, has launched a new campaign to help organisations beat the monsters that are...

Award recognises smart grid leadership of UK electricity distributor

UK Power Networks has received international recognition for its innovative work including the development of a smart grid. The power company which runs power supplies...

Scottish street lighting programme in the spotlight

A Scottish LED street lighting replacement programme, forecast to deliver electricity and maintenance cost savings of £1.2bn over the next 20 years whilst saving...

£1.8 billion awarded to tackle energy efficiency in homes and public buildings

The UK government announced the allocation of nearly £2 billion in funding on 21 March, which it says will be used to provide energy...

Comment: Government can easily avoid a costly legal battle on energy efficiency

Responding to the news that Greenpeace is exploring legal action over the likelihood that the Government will miss its energy efficiency-related target to lift millions...

Interdisciplinary research group calls for accelerated delivery of the energy transition

In its annual Review of Energy Policy 2023, published on 14 December, the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) urges the next government to take...