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UK Manufacturer's Energy Efficiency Could Return £2.65bn
UK Manufacturer's Energy Efficiency Could Return £2.65bn

Friday 2nd December 2016

UK manufacturers could improve the UK economy by an additional £2.56 billion by investing more in energy efficiency technologies, claims a new report by Barclays. The Barclays Corporate Banking “Powering On; Energy Resilience in UK Manufacturing” report examines current attitudes of UK manufacturers towards energy supply and management and models how ...

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Koskisen Oy Volunteer to Improve Energy Efficiency
Koskisen Oy Volunteer to Improve Energy Efficiency

Wednesday 30th November 2016

FINNISH wood company Koskisen Oy have signed a voluntary National Energy Efficiency Agreement to improve their energy efficiency by 7.5% from current levels by 2025 Koskisen signed the Energy Efficiency Agreement for 2017–2025, with a major aspect of the agreement system being support for the implementation of new energy-efficient technologies and ...

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EU Winter Package to Offer Binding Energy Efficiency Target?
EU Winter Package to Offer Binding Energy Efficiency Target?

Friday 25th November 2016

MIGUEL Arias Canete, EU’s Climate Commissioner, revealed today, Friday, that he is driving to extend the 2030 energy efficiency target in this week’s EU winter package of policies, released next Wednesday. According to EurActiv.com the European Commission will announce increased EU energy efficiency targets on 30 November. Although it is expected ...

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Energy Efficiency the Answer for the Economy and Climate Change
Energy Efficiency the Answer for the Economy and Climate Change

Monday 21st November 2016

THE UK’s CarbonTrust released a new report at the end of the UN’s COP22 climate talks in Marrakech last week which shows how critical energy efficiency is to battling climate change and expand economies. The Trust states that despite the availability of the technology and the energy cost savings possible, ...

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UK Get a £1.7Bn Boost From Energy Efficiency Savings
UK Get a £1.7Bn Boost From Energy Efficiency Savings

Friday 18th November 2016

New analysis released today shows the productivity of the UK economy rose by £1.7 billion between 2010 and 2015 as a result of industrial, services and domestic sector energy efficiency investments. The 2016 UK Energy Productivity Audit, published ahead of the launch of the Government’s discussion paper on its Industrial Strategy, ...

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Program to Reduce Canadian Manufacturer's GHGs & Improve Energy Efficiency
Program to Reduce Canadian Manufacturer's GHGs & Improve Energy Efficiency

Friday 11th November 2016

THE Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) have launched their new SMART Green Program in partnership with the Government of Ontario this week which highlights how important it is to be energy efficiency while reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Ian Howcroft, CME Vice President, Ontario, stated about the program, ”We are proud ...

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ASHRAE/IES Publish 2016 Energy Efficiency Standard
ASHRAE/IES Publish 2016 Energy Efficiency Standard

Monday 7th November 2016

THE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) have published a new energy efficiency standard based on numerous energy saving measures from industry The 2013 standard currently serves as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes. Now the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard ...

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GM Save $73 Million Due to Energy Efficiency Improvements in 2016
GM Save $73 Million Due to Energy Efficiency Improvements in 2016

Monday 31st October 2016

GIANT car manufacturer General Motors (GM) are concerned about energy efficiency, to cut bills and reduce their substantial greenhouse gas emissions, and they saved $73 million in 2016. Actions such as the installation of 186,000 LED bulbs and fixtures and energy management systeam contributed to the savings made. Global efforts by ...

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Energy Efficiency Saves Now and Into the Future for Europe
Energy Efficiency Saves Now and Into the Future for Europe

Friday 28th October 2016

THE European Commission is to shift focus to the building industries energy efficiency after energy imports into the EU reduced by $27 billion last year due to energy efficiencies. Arias Canete, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, highlighted the building industry, “which accounts for an inefficient 40% of our energy consumption”, ...

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Energy Efficiency Cuts New Zealand's CO2 and Costs
Energy Efficiency Cuts New Zealand's CO2 and Costs

Monday 24th October 2016

IMPROVED energy efficiency is helping New Zealand cut thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions, as well as saving millions of dollars a year. Links between energy efficiency and carbon mitigation are demonstrated by several programmes run by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). Recent results were published today in EECA’s ...

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The Low Hanging Fruit - Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries
The Low Hanging Fruit - Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries

Friday 21st October 2016

THROUGHOUT the developing world energy efficiency is becoming increasingly critical as they wish to adopt sustainable economies in the face of ever increasing growth in energy demand. THE International Energy Agency (IEA) have been running a series of articles about energy efficiency across the developing world, and in their third article ...

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$5 Million Energy Efficiency Competition for 5 New York Cities
$5 Million Energy Efficiency Competition for 5 New York Cities

Sunday 16th October 2016

NEW York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the launch of a clean energy competition that will award up to $5 million for forward-thinking, energy efficiency projects in Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Buffalo and Yonkers. The competition represents the latest phase of the Five Cities Energy Plans initiative, launched in 2015, ...

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Watchdog Claims UK Needs to Focus on Energy Efficiency
Watchdog Claims UK Needs to Focus on Energy Efficiency

Friday 14th October 2016

THE UK needs to take concrete action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions given its commitment to the Paris Agreement. The vote to leave the EU does not affect the need for action now, claim the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC). In a set of new reports, the Committee recommends that the ...

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World's First Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership
World's First Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership

Friday 7th October 2016

TOYOTA of Corvallis in Oregon USAis on schedule to be the world’s first Certified Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership. Over the next 14 months, Gensler—the architect of the new building - will oversee data collection to help ensure this certification becomes a reality. Additionally, construction of the facility was built to ...

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Behavioural Change May Deliver UK Industry £860M in Energy Savings
Behavioural Change May Deliver UK Industry £860M in Energy Savings

Friday 30th September 2016

SIMPLE “carbon psychology” or behavioural change could drive UK industry energy savings of £860 million, a new report by npower Business Solutions (nBS) and the Centre for Economics & Business Research (Cebr) has found. The largest potential savings could be achieved in the wholesale and retail (19.9%), administrative and support (11.4%), ...

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Better Buildings, Better Plants Program Has Saved $3 Billion in Energy Costs
Better Buildings, Better Plants Program Has Saved $3 Billion in Energy Costs

Friday 23rd September 2016

TODAY, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced that 12 partners in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants program have met their energy savings goals this year. He also announced that 30 new partners have joined the program, representing significant growth for the program to accelerate progress in energy ...

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Energy Efficiency Is The Greatest Energy Story You Haven’t Heard
Energy Efficiency Is The Greatest Energy Story You Haven’t Heard

Monday 19th September 2016

ENERGY efficiency has been used for decades to make sure that power is both reliable and affordable. For those in the energy efficiency industry it can be taken for granted that others understand what energy efficiency is. But the ACEEE (American Centre for an Energy Efficiency Economy) reckons we need ...

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New Book on Energy Efficiency to Educate
New Book on Energy Efficiency to Educate

Friday 16th September 2016

ENERGY efficiency is now a part of life, everyday we are likely to have contact with energy efficiency devices or concepts - yet how many people think beyond the obvious. Further education is needed, so an announcement of a new book to be penned on Energy Efficiency is worthy of ...

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Energy Efficiency Tool for Data Centres
Energy Efficiency Tool for Data Centres

Friday 9th September 2016

RenewIT, a European Commission research project, this week launched the final version of its free online tool for the design and placement of energy-efficient and renewable-powered data centres. The RenewIT Tool is designed to help data centre operators, designers and other stakeholders select the optimum combination of efficiency measures and renewables for ...

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Real-Time Energy Calculator For Your Home
Real-Time Energy Calculator For Your Home

Friday 19th August 2016

REAL time energy monitoring is probably the best method of keeping tabs on your energy consumption, with some excellent, highly sophisticated devices enabling businesses and organisation's to see what energy they are using as they consume it. The technology is excellent, but beyond the reach and needs of households. To help ...

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Energy Efficiency Building Market Set To Grow
Energy Efficiency Building Market Set To Grow

Monday 15th August 2016

THE global energy-efficient building market 2016-2020 report from Sandler Research states rising energy prices will be a key trend for market growth. Commenting on the report, one of the analyst said: "Rising energy prices will be a key trend for market growth. Constant depletion of energy from natural resources without replenishment ...

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Increasing Interest In Energy Efficiency
Increasing Interest In Energy Efficiency

Monday 1st August 2016

THIS year’s Energy Efficiency Indicator survey conducted by Johnson Controls reveals interest and investment in energy efficiency “are at an all-time high.” The 2016 Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) Survey queried executive decision makers about the varying importance of energy efficiency technologies, practices and strategies implemented, the investments they have made, ...

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Green Building Councils & Cities  to Improve Building Energy Efficiency
Green Building Councils & Cities to Improve Building Energy Efficiency

Friday 29th July 2016

GREEN Building Councils are joining forces with leading cities around the world to dramatically ramp up energy efficiency within buildings. The improvement is expected via a new partnership between the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and the World Resources Institute-led Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA). Green Building Councils in Colombia, the United Arab ...

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2016 World Energy Efficiency Rankings
2016 World Energy Efficiency Rankings

Friday 22nd July 2016

GERMANY continues to lead the world in energy efficiency, followed by Italy and Japan (tied for second place), France, and the United Kingdom (not reflecting energy-related government changes in 2016), according to the 2016 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard. New to the rankings this year are eight nations:  Indonesia, Netherlands, Poland, Saudi ...

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UK's Green Investment Bank Lends £9.87m for LED Streetlight Upgrade
UK's Green Investment Bank Lends £9.87m for LED Streetlight Upgrade

Monday 18th July 2016

STIRLING Regional Council, Scotland, is borrowing £9.87m from the UK's Green Investment Bank (GIB) to install LEDs instead of traditional sodium lightbulbs in 12,000 streetlights over four years. The local authority will also replace 4,000 of the columns (or lampposts), marking a major investment in infrastructure for the county. Stirling is ...

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