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$17.64M Green Grant for Asian Countries
$17.64M Green Grant for Asian Countries

Monday 30th June 2014

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan announced a trust fund to support the adoption of advanced low-carbon technologies and energy efficiency in its developing member countries (DMCs). A grant of ¥1.8 billion (about $17.65 million) from the Government of Japan will seed the fund. The Minister of the Environment of ...

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ESOS Is Call to UK Businesses to Save
ESOS Is Call to UK Businesses to Save

Friday 27th June 2014

THE Carbon Trust is calling on British businesses to save billions on energy bills through implementing the energy efficiency opportunities identified through the new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). The new scheme is expected to help reduce energy bills for large enterprises by £300 million in 2016, but the Carbon ...

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GIB Energy Efficiency Funding for UK SMEs
GIB Energy Efficiency Funding for UK SMEs

Thursday 26th June 2014

THE UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and its fund manager Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL) yesterday announced £1m of funding to help SMEs to make investments in energy efficiency. The £1m will be matched by another £1m from SI Capital R&S1, with the £2m invested into ReEnergise Finance Ltd’s Smart ...

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Industry Call for Energy Efficiency Improvements to UK Buildings
Industry Call for Energy Efficiency Improvements to UK Buildings

Wednesday 25th June 2014

A MAJOR new UK construction industry coalition has urged for improvement in the energy efficiency of UK building stock, with the government committing to retrofit a million homes a year by 2020. In an open letter to the UK infrastructure minister Lord Deighton, 20 organisations from the construction, housing and environment ...

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Is France Going to Replace Nuclear with Green Energy?
Is France Going to Replace Nuclear with Green Energy?

Tuesday 24th June 2014

THE French government have introduced an much expected bill to cut the country’s reliance on nuclear energy and fossil fuels. The bill is the focus of Environment Minister Ségolène Royal, who wishes to reduce France’s energy use by 50% by 2050, based on 2012 figures, and reduce fossil fuel use by ...

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China to Save $1.6 Trillion Through Energy Efficiency
China to Save $1.6 Trillion Through Energy Efficiency

Monday 23rd June 2014

THE IEA (International Energy Agency) report that China may reach investment as high as $1.6 trillion by 2035, to finance energy efficiency and savings, accounting for 15% of global spending. Fatih Birol, the Chief Economist and Director of Global Energy Economics for IEA , talked about the report in Beijing at ...

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$3M for Pump Energy Saving in Jordan
$3M for Pump Energy Saving in Jordan

Friday 20th June 2014

THE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is helping to address Jordan’s acute energy shortage with an investment that will increase the efficiency of energy consumption in the country’s water sector. A $ 3 million EBRD loan to local energy service companies (ESCOs) will finance projects in water and waste ...

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Financial Boost for Energy Efficiency in Kazakhstan
Financial Boost for Energy Efficiency in Kazakhstan

Thursday 19th June 2014

THE Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the World Bank yesterday signed a US$ 21.7 million Grant Agreement for the Kazakhstan Energy Efficiency Project. The Agreement provides for the implementation of the four-year project to assist the Republic of Kazakhstan in creating a favorable policy environment to help build the ...

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High EU Energy Efficiency Target Offers High Rewards
High EU Energy Efficiency Target Offers High Rewards

Wednesday 18th June 2014

A 40% energy efficiency target for 2030 would grow Europe’s economy by 4% a year, deliver an annual 3.15% employment boost and cut fossil fuel imports by €505 billion annually. This is reported by EurActiv and is based on claims by sources with access to a report prepared for the EU’s ...

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Turkey to Offer Energy Efficiency Incentives
Turkey to Offer Energy Efficiency Incentives

Tuesday 17th June 2014

TURKEY’S government is to offer incentives for energy saving efforts as it looks to save 15 billion lira by reducing energy consumption annually according to Energy Minister Taner Yıldız. Yildiz revealed the plan at a meeting on energy efficiency, commenting that improving it would earn the country’s economy about 65 billion ...

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Support for Sustainable Energy in Slovak Republic
Support for Sustainable Energy in Slovak Republic

Monday 16th June 2014

THE EBRD is deepening its support for sustainable energy investments in the Slovak Republic with a €20m loan to Slovenska Sporitelna, a.s. (SLSP), one of the country’s leading banks. The funds is to be targeted at private companies for renewable energy projects and energy efficiency in industry and buildings. The loan ...

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School Hopes to Save Big Through Energy Saving
School Hopes to Save Big Through Energy Saving

Friday 13th June 2014

AN English boarding and day school aims to save £330,000 through a new ‘Mission for Energy Efficiency’, reports Energy Live News. Milton Abbey School, in Dorset, has up to 300 pupils and targets the savings through the installation of energy saving and renewable technology, including a biomass boiler, water harvesting technology, ...

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District Health Authority Saves Big with Energy Efficiency
District Health Authority Saves Big with Energy Efficiency

Thursday 12th June 2014

THE Cape Breton District Health Authority in Nova Scotia will save an estimated $245,000 a year in energy costs after completing several energy efficiency projects. As part of a partnership with Efficiency Nova Scotia, an independent non-profit organization, trained energy efficiency professionals worked on-site with the District Health Authority to identify ...

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Effort to Cut Energy Costs for US Farms
Effort to Cut Energy Costs for US Farms

Wednesday 11th June 2014

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking applications from rural small businesses and agricultural producers for funding to make energy efficiency improvements or to install renewable energy systems. The funding announced is being provided through USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). Investments from ...

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NSW Government Improve Energy Savings Scheme
NSW Government Improve Energy Savings Scheme

Tuesday 10th June 2014

THE New South Wales (NSW) Government have announced improvements to its Energy Savings Scheme (ESS), that encourages reductions in electricity consumption and costs of installing energy saving technology. Suppliers of equipment can provide discounts to customers on energy efficient products and then claim credits. These credits can then be bought ...

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57M Euro for Romanian Wind Farm
57M Euro for Romanian Wind Farm

Monday 9th June 2014

THE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is boosting Romania’s renewable energy market with a €57 million loan for the development of the Topolog-Dorobanțu wind farm in the south east of the country. The EBRD financing is structured under the Bank’s A/B loan scheme, with €38 million on the EBRD’s ...

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$48 Trillion Investment to Meet Energy Needs
$48 Trillion Investment to Meet Energy Needs

Friday 6th June 2014

THE International Energy Agency (IEA) has calculated that to meet the world’s growing need for energy will require more than $48 trillion in investment over the period to 2035. This gigantic amount is the conclusion of a special report on investment released this week by the IEA as part of the ...

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Romania Set Energy Efficiency Law
Romania Set Energy Efficiency Law

Thursday 5th June 2014

THE Romanian Parliament is to adopt an energy efficiency ruling inline with the European Union Energy Efficiency Directive, enforcing businesses to apply energy efficiency strategies. Iulian Iancu, president of the Romanian Industry and Services Commission in the countries Chamber of Deputies, stated there is a need for a law on energy ...

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ACEEE Comment on EPA Proposal
ACEEE Comment on EPA Proposal

Wednesday 4th June 2014

THE American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has made a statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants. Steven Nadel, ACEEE executive director, stated: “Energy efficiency is the cheapest, cleanest, and most readily available energy resource to help states ...

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EBRD and IEA Combine to Improve Energy Efficiency
EBRD and IEA Combine to Improve Energy Efficiency

Tuesday 3rd June 2014

ENERGY efficiency is not only the quickest and lowest-cost way to address security and environmental issues; it is also one of the best ways to meet surging energy demand. With energy consumption growing over 5% a year in many Arab countries including the southern and eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region, the International ...

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Climate Change Indicators in the United States
Climate Change Indicators in the United States

Monday 2nd June 2014

THE U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the third edition of a report, ‘Climate Change Indicators in the United States’ pulling together observed data on key measures of the environment. The data includes U.S. and global temperature and precipitation, ocean heat and ocean acidity, sea level, length of growing season, and ...

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