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UN Call for more Energy Efficiency to Secure Future for All
UN Call for more Energy Efficiency to Secure Future for All

Friday 30th April 2010

A UN press release yesterday stated in part: A global effort to scale up investment in clean, efficient energy and bring affordable energy services to the 1.6 billion people worldwide currently lacking them would go a long way towards stopping climate change and achieving the Millennium Development Goals, United Nations Secretary-General Ban ...

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Energy is a Concern for most European Regions
Energy is a Concern for most European Regions

Friday 30th April 2010

A survey of European regions has revealed that 92 per cent rate energy as one their top concerns for the future. A poll of 67 European regions conducted by the Association of European Regions (AER), also reports that 77 per cent of the regions have developed sustainable energy plans and processes. The ...

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Farms to Benefit from new Initiative
Farms to Benefit from new Initiative

Thursday 29th April 2010

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced an inniative to help US farmers become more energy efficient, with funding becoming available for energy audits to help save energy and money through efficiencies. Vilsack admitted: "Reducing energy use on America's farms and ranches will not only help our agricultural producers become more profitable, ...

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Encouragement for China to Tackle Energy Efficiency
Encouragement for China to Tackle Energy Efficiency

Thursday 29th April 2010

CHINESE Premier Wen Jiabao has called for greater efforts to fulfill the energy-saving and emission reduction goals set out in the nation's 11th Five Year Plan. The plan was laid out in 2006 which stated that China will cut its per unit GDP energy consumption by 20 percent compared with 2005 ...

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Not all Sunshine for the UK Solar Panel Industry
Not all Sunshine for the UK Solar Panel Industry

Wednesday 28th April 2010

UK consumer organisation Which? has heavily criticised solar thermal sellers for exaggerating the potential savings as well as using high pressure sales techniques. Via an undercover investigation, Which? discovered that 10 out of 14 installers had exaggerated their claims, with two companies, Everest and Ideal Solar Energy, potentially breaking UK law ...

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Pakistan Battle Power Shortage
Pakistan Battle Power Shortage

Wednesday 28th April 2010

PAKISTAN is battling a chronic power crisis and has announced measures to combat the problem, and like recent actions in Venezuela some draconian measures. Addressing a press conference following a three-day energy conference that deliberated on the severe power shortage crisis Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani announced measures ...

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Energy Efficiency Could Offset Virginia's Increasing Energy Costs
Energy Efficiency Could Offset Virginia's Increasing Energy Costs

Tuesday 27th April 2010

AN expected increase in demand for energy in the US state of Virginia during the next two decades could nearly be offset by energy efficiency technologies and practices, a new report claims. Released by Duke University and Georgia Tech, the report examines the energy usage of 16 Southern states, focusing on ...

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Plenty of Benefits from Federal Building Energy Efficiency Investment
Plenty of Benefits from Federal Building Energy Efficiency Investment

Tuesday 27th April 2010

FEDERAL buildings across the United States are benefiting from retrofitting of energy efficiency technologies and products since last year. The US General Services Administration (GSA) has so far invested $4 billion on improving the energy efficiency of federal buildings. Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), GSA was awarded $5.5 billion ...

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Pakistan Facing Huge Financial Loss due to Poor Energy Efficiency
Pakistan Facing Huge Financial Loss due to Poor Energy Efficiency

Monday 26th April 2010

THE President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) Zahid Maqbool remarked that Pakistan is facing huge financial losses due to uncontrolled line losses, theft, inefficiency & wastage of power. He suggested the Pakistan government should consider promulgating an Energy Efficiency Law to promote a culture of energy efficiency ...

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Landlords to Reap Windfall from Energy Efficiency
Landlords to Reap Windfall from Energy Efficiency

Monday 26th April 2010

LANDLORDS of commercial buildings globally could be set to reap rewards by making their properties more energy efficient thanks to increasing evidence that businesses are prepared to pay higher rents for greener buildings. The long-established US trend for buildings with a good energy rating to attract higher rents than less energy ...

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NEMEX Exhibition a Success
NEMEX Exhibition a Success

Friday 23rd April 2010

THE NEMEX exhibition in the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England, was held over three days this week, with many in the energy saving industry gathering to share their experience and display their innovations. From smart meters and load-side products through to leading edge innovations in real-time energy monitoring or just ...

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Small Business Can Make Major Savings on Energy
Small Business Can Make Major Savings on Energy

Friday 23rd April 2010

THE U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) estimates small businesses across the nation spend more than $60 billion on energy each year, so reducing energy use can have a major impact on your bottom line. The SBA report that small businesses that invest strategically in energy efficiency measures can save 10 to ...

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Biden Announces $80 Billion Initiative in Energy Efficiency
Biden Announces $80 Billion Initiative in Energy Efficiency

Thursday 22nd April 2010

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on the eve of Earth Day sought to highlight the U.S. administration's efforts to improve the environment. Biden said the $80 billion in clean energy investments included in the economic stimulus and recovery bill marked the largest single investment in such technology in the nation's history. "The ...

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Russia Waking Up to Energy Efficiency Problems
Russia Waking Up to Energy Efficiency Problems

Wednesday 21st April 2010

RUSSIAN authorities are beginning to recognise the unsustainability of an economic model based on natural-resource extraction, and to understand that improvements in energy efficiency would boost long-term economic competitiveness. According to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Russia uses more than seven times as much energy per unit of ...

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Energy Efficiency Spending to Grow
Energy Efficiency Spending to Grow

Tuesday 20th April 2010

SPENDING on energy efficiency is projected to grow as the economy improves and businesses ramp up capital spending. This is the result of a survey conducted by Johnson Controls who contacted more than 1,400 executives in North America about energy costs, carbon-mitigation plans and energy-efficiency spending trends. The survey found that improving ...

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Exhibition Stories
Exhibition Stories

Tuesday 20th April 2010

SUSTAINABILITY LIVE! Exhibition is taking place in Birmingham in the UK, with many energy saving technologies on display in the NEMEX part of the show. Seminars and discussion theatres are held each day and during a panel discussion on “Energy efficiency - is it people or technology?” Simon Hill of consultants ...

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East Asia -
East Asia - "Winds of Change: East Asia's Sustainable Energy Future"

Tuesday 20th April 2010

EAST Asia can stabilise its greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 without sacrificing growth, a new World Bank report says. But, the report warns, the region would need an additional investment of $80 billion a year, a figure it refers to as a "major hurdle", to reach a sustainable energy growth path. The ...

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Call for Australia to Save $1 Billion Through Energy Efficiency
Call for Australia to Save $1 Billion Through Energy Efficiency

Tuesday 20th April 2010

ENERGY efficiency advocates in Australia have called for the country to immediately adopt a national target to save at least $1 billion every year through energy efficiency, by 2012. Industry and NGO organisations including the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC), Australian Alliance to Save Energy (A2SE), and Total Environment Centre (TEC) say ...

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Benefits of Energy Management and Efiiciency Recognised
Benefits of Energy Management and Efiiciency Recognised

Monday 19th April 2010

THE financial wisdom of becoming energy efficient has been highlighted today by Process Engineer magazine. In an article discussing the cost of Carbon Capture Schemes and how they are in the early stages of development the magazine points out the importance of industry, in particular, and commerce becoming energy efficient as ...

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Brunei set up Energy Efficiency Awards
Brunei set up Energy Efficiency Awards

Friday 16th April 2010

TO promote energy efficiency and conservation in the south-east Asian country of Brunei, the Energy Division at the Prime Minister’s Office (EDPMO) yesterday announced new national awards to be presented to organisations that practise outstanding energy efficiency and conservation measures. Ahmad Hj Mohamad, head of the EDPMO’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation ...

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Report Advises Businesses to Start Energy Saving Now
Report Advises Businesses to Start Energy Saving Now

Friday 16th April 2010

A new report suggests that business leaders need to address their business energy efficiency and improve it quickly in order to meet carbon reduction goals. A study from independent analyst research firm Verdantix reveals that rising energy prices, the threat posed by climate change and the increasing risk of energy supply ...

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Asian Development Bank Encourage Energy Efficiency
Asian Development Bank Encourage Energy Efficiency

Thursday 15th April 2010

DEVELOPING nations in Asia have only a narrow window to take steps to prepare for a future marked by high oil prices and greater volatility, warns the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Its 2010 Asian Development Outlook recommends governments taking policy actions to push industry and households to use energy more efficiently. ...

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Ireland look to save 40 Million Euros by Energy Saving
Ireland look to save 40 Million Euros by Energy Saving

Thursday 15th April 2010

OVER the next two days Energy Show at the Royal Dublin Society in Ireland is expected to generate 40million Euros worth of business for the 200 exhibitors present at this year's event. Organisers are expecting around 5,000 professional visitors from the sustainable energy sector. Opening the event was Ireland's Energy Minister Eamon ...

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South Korea firming up Energy Efficiency
South Korea firming up Energy Efficiency

Wednesday 14th April 2010

THE government of South Korea wants companies to set annual energy-saving and greenhouse gas-reduction plans to help efforts to combat global warming. Companies will face fines of as much as 10 million won ($8,969) if the targets aren’t met, the South Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy stated today. The South Korean government ...

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Europe Target Energy Savings
Europe Target Energy Savings

Wednesday 14th April 2010

Europe can cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80% and reduce its energy bill by 350 billion Euros ($476 billion) a year by 2050, if it acts within five years, reported from the European Climate Foundation in Brussels today. The cost of energy per unit may fall as much as 30% by ...

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