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Greece Fined Over Lack of Energy Efficiency Law
Greece Fined Over Lack of Energy Efficiency Law

Monday 29th June 2015

AS if Greece isn’t facing enough challenges, the European Commission if referring the country to the EU Court of Justice for failing to apply the bloc’s Energy Efficiency Directive. Under this directive EU Member States must meet certain energy saving targets from 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2020. They must ...

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Renewables and Energy Efficiency Better Than Reported
Renewables and Energy Efficiency Better Than Reported

Friday 26th June 2015

RENEWABLE energy and energy efficiency are competitive resources and should grow based on costs according to a new report. The report by the U.S. based Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEE) states that in today’s marketplace renewables and energy efficiency will not only be cost-effective for compliance with the U.S. EPA’s Clean ...

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Welcomed Energy Saving Rule Making for Commercial Air Conditioners
Welcomed Energy Saving Rule Making for Commercial Air Conditioners

Monday 22nd June 2015

TOP US environmentally aware organisation applauded the success of a group established by the US Department of Energy, to negotiate conservation standards for commercial air conditioning products. The Appliance Standards Awareness Project (ASAP), the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) were delighted ...

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A Call for More Asian Energy Efficiency & Clean Energy Investment
A Call for More Asian Energy Efficiency & Clean Energy Investment

Friday 19th June 2015

ASIA has made huge strides in developing clean energy over the last decade but boosting clean energy investment, energy efficiency, and innovation is needed to meet the challenges ahead. This was the warning from Bindu N. Lohani, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, as he referred ...

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Energy Emissions May Peak by 2020
Energy Emissions May Peak by 2020

Monday 15th June 2015

A peak in global energy-related emissions could be achieved as early as 2020 and at no net economic cost, according to a report released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA). The Agency showed how to achieve an early peak in emissions as one of four key pillars that it believes ...

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18.6M Euros for Energy Efficiency Projects in Ireland
18.6M Euros for Energy Efficiency Projects in Ireland

Friday 12th June 2015

THE Irish government has awarded €18.6 million to 29 community energy efficiency projects that will benefit 2,435 homes and 400 public, private and community buildings. Irish Minister for Energy Alex White, revealed that the projects are expected to deliver lifetime energy savings of €140 million in the localities concerned. The grants are ...

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IKEA Funding Sustainable Futures
IKEA Funding Sustainable Futures

Monday 8th June 2015

IKEA are making bold new commitments to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy and to support the communities most at risk. The IKEA Group and IKEA Foundation announced the €1 billion total, which is made up of an IKEA Group commitment of €600 million for investment in renewable energy and ...

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Funding for Sustainable Energy in Morocco
Funding for Sustainable Energy in Morocco

Friday 5th June 2015

FOUR international financial institutions are teaming up with the European Union to promote sustainable energy investments in Morocco. The funding of €80 million will be used for supporting projects in the country that cut back on energy waste and also help to develop renewable energy sources.    The money will provide loans via ...

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US Energy Efficiency Scheme Delivers $840M in Savings
US Energy Efficiency Scheme Delivers $840M in Savings

Monday 1st June 2015

A U.S. Government scheme to promote energy efficiency has saved $840 million since its inception in 2011, and is know being expanded. As part of the Government’s effort to advance energy efficiency and combat the harmful effects of climate change, Better Buildings Challenge partners cut energy waste by 94 TBTUs since ...

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