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News from February 2017

VW Plant Improves HVAC Energy Efficiency
VW Plant Improves HVAC Energy Efficiency

Friday 24th February 2017

VOLKSWAGEN need to present themselves ‘greener’ after they used software to cheat on diesel emission tests. Hence news of energy efficiency improvement in their facilities may deliver a single sustainable thumbs up. At the to the Volkswagen plant in Bratislava, Slovakia, they have improved energy efficiency through improvements in their HVAC ...

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Ports of Auckland Install LED Floodlights
Ports of Auckland Install LED Floodlights

Monday 20th February 2017

LED floodlighting at Ports of Auckland, New Zealand, has been installed to deliver massive energy savings of an estimated 1.17 Gigawatt hours, nearly 7% of the port’s total electricity usage The installation is part of the drive to become New Zealand’s most sustainable port, and the first New Zealand port to ...

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Room for Sustainable Improvement Globally
Room for Sustainable Improvement Globally

Friday 17th February 2017

DESPITE an increasing number of developing countries are emerging as leaders in sustainable energy, with robust policies to support energy access, renewables and energy efficiency, according to a new World Bank Report, but more is needed. Amongst these leading lights are Mexico, China, Turkey, India, Vietnam, Brazil, and South Africa. But ...

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West Balkans Get Energy Efficiency Funding
West Balkans Get Energy Efficiency Funding

Friday 10th February 2017

THE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Commission (EC) are stepping up their joint efforts to promote energy efficiency across the Western Balkans. In the latest push, the EC is providing a €30 million grant to implement the next phase of the Regional Energy Efficiency Programme (REEP) ...

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Super Bowl LI Super Green
Super Bowl LI Super Green

Monday 6th February 2017

AN exciting conclusion to the American Football season at the Super Bowl LI (51) yesterday also focussed on energy efficient lighting, as the game at the NRG Stadium in Texas was lit entirely by LED bulbs. 65,000 energy-efficient LED field lights, which use 60% less energy than the stadium’s previous lighting ...

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Energy Efficiency Takes Off at Manchester Airport
Energy Efficiency Takes Off at Manchester Airport

Friday 3rd February 2017

FOR ten years striving to significantly reduce its energy usage Manchester airport has become the first carbon neutral airport in the UK, through investing over £7.5 million in efficiency projects,. The airport has installed more than 25,000 low energy LED lights, including the first on any UK runway. This has led ...

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