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Restaurant Group Recognised for Energy Efficiency
Restaurant Group Recognised for Energy Efficiency

Friday 30th October 2015

THE U.S. Arby’s Restaurant Group, has been recognised by the U.S. Department of Energy for its leadership in energy efficiency and 38% energy savings at its flagship restaurant in Atlanta. Arby’s full-scale energy use data monitoring system helps them make informed decisions about when and where to deploy various efficiency upgrades. ...

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Ninth Annual State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Released
Ninth Annual State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Released

Monday 26th October 2015

THE ACEEE (American Council for an Energy-Efficiency Economy) has released its ninth State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The State Scorecard ranking of the states is issued annually with the support of the US Department of Energy. The ACEEE reports that energy efficiency measures continue to flourish in states across the country, with ...

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COP21 National Pledges to Slow Emissions from Energy
COP21 National Pledges to Slow Emissions from Energy

Friday 23rd October 2015

THE International Energy Agency (IEA) have released a World Energy Outlook (WEO) special briefing outlining energy sector implications of national climate pledges submitted for the upcoming climate summit in Paris. The briefing finds that if all countries meet goals outlined in their submitted pledges, known as Intended Nationally Determined Contributions ...

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Major Investment in Hydro-power Project in Georgia
Major Investment in Hydro-power Project in Georgia

Monday 19th October 2015

THE Georgian Co-Investment Fund (GCF) has announced a $723,000,000 investment in the Tskhenistskali cascade of hydro power plants (HPP) project in Georgia. The HPP will have a total installed capacity of 347.1 MW and annual generation of 1,743.7 M kWh. The project is located in Racha-Lechkhumi Kvemo Svaneti region, Lentekhi and ...

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Call for Local Governments to be Involved in Climate Change Combat
Call for Local Governments to be Involved in Climate Change Combat

Friday 16th October 2015

FOR the new global agreement on climate change to succeed, local governments must be empowered to act to accelerate national governments efforts in lowering carbon emissions according to the EU’s Committee of Regions (CoR). Just two months ahead of the climate conference in Paris CoR states that the climate agreement must ...

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Energy Efficiency Cuts Greenhouse Gases
Energy Efficiency Cuts Greenhouse Gases

Monday 12th October 2015

AHEAD of the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris in December, the new book Energy Efficiency Market Report 2015 reveals that energy efficiency improvements since 1990 in IEA member countries. The book by the International Energy Agency (IEA) reveals that these countries avoided 870 million tonnes of CO2 emissions in 2014 – ...

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Report States Turkey Must Improve Energy Efficiency
Report States Turkey Must Improve Energy Efficiency

Friday 9th October 2015

A Report from the World Bank states that if Turkey is to continue its trajectory of economic growth in a sustainable manner, energy efficiency will be of critical importance. The report further reveals that the Government of Turkey has placed energy efficiency as a key component of both its energy ...

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Renewables to Lead World Power Scene to 2020
Renewables to Lead World Power Scene to 2020

Monday 5th October 2015

RENEWABLE energy will represent the largest single source of electricity growth over the next five years, driven by falling costs and aggressive expansion in emerging economies, according to the IEA. The IEA (International Energy Agency) made the prediction in their annual market report. Pointing to the great promise renewables hold for ...

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India Sustainable Energy Plan Ahead of COP21
India Sustainable Energy Plan Ahead of COP21

Saturday 3rd October 2015

India has one of the fastest growing economies, and populations, in the world - with the population set to exceed that of China. Hence, a sustainable future is vital for the country and the world. Ahead of COP21 in Paris in December India have revealed their plan to tackle climate change, ...

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