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Research Reveals Energy Efficiency Spending by Governments and Utilities to Exceed $56B in 2026

Friday 10th March 2017

A NEW report from Navigant Research analyses global government and utility energy efficiency program spending and capacity, examining the related market issues and providing market forecasts for capacity and revenue. The research is broken down by region and by segment, through to 2026. The report, Market Data: Global Energy Efficiency Spending, ...

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Funding to Boost EU Urban Energy Efficiency
Funding to Boost EU Urban Energy Efficiency

Monday 6th March 2017

Cardiff University in wales has secured almost £1m of EU funding to reduce energy use and tackle fuel poverty by enhancing urban energy efficiency. The research will be led by Professor Yacine Rezgui in the University’s Building Research Establishment (BRE) centre of excellence, in the School of Engineering. His work to improve ...

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Energy Efficiency Support for Latvia
Energy Efficiency Support for Latvia

Friday 3rd March 2017

THE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting an innovative solution to help Latvian energy service companies (ESCOs) obtain long-term financing for energy efficiency upgrades. A €4 million loan will be provided to the Latvian Baltic Energy Efficiency Facility (LABEEF), a company founded by energy efficiency specialists. In parallel, ...

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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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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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NYC Look to Save $50M in Energy & Reduce GHG Emissions
NYC Look to Save $50M in Energy & Reduce GHG Emissions

Monday 30th January 2017

NEW YORK CITY Mayor Bill de Blasio, in partnership with the Real Estate Board of New York announced the official launch of the NYC Carbon Challenge for Commercial Owners and Tenants. The partnership between New York City and private and institutional sector leaders, who have committed to reduce greenhouse gas ...

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Committed Energy Efficiency Strategies Work
Committed Energy Efficiency Strategies Work

Tuesday 24th January 2017

AMERICAN facility managers with committed energy efficiency programs save more energy and hence money for their businesses. This is the conclusion of a survey by risk management company DNV GL. The comprehensive survey of nearly 500 commercial facility managers across the United States looked to analyze the current patterns of energy ...

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Partnership for Energy Efficiency Improvement at Italian Plant
Partnership for Energy Efficiency Improvement at Italian Plant

Friday 20th January 2017

SOLVAY Energy Services announced today the creation of the joint venture with Marubeni Europe plc and Ansaldo Energia to invest in an energy efficiency project at Solvay’s facility in Rosignano, Italy.  The three partners will finance the project, that will allow the plant to be competitively supplied with energy and reduce ...

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Kodak Snaps Up Energy Savings
Kodak Snaps Up Energy Savings

Monday 16th January 2017

KODAK Alaris has made 11% savings on annual energy costs at its UK manufacturing site through utilising a cloud based energy-management system.   The system developed by DONG energy was launched in 2015 and is a Site Optimisation product, it analyses half-hourly signals from the energy market and calculates the most cost-efficient ...

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Harlequins Bright LED Future at The Stoop
Harlequins Bright LED Future at The Stoop

Friday 13th January 2017

HARLEQUINS, a West London based rugby team, will be seeing their games more clearly in the future; saving energy and money due to new LED lighting of their stadium. The Stoop has been fitted with a new eco-friendly LED system, which reduces the number of lights of the ground while improving ...

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Scottish Council Act on Energy Efficiency Programme
Scottish Council Act on Energy Efficiency Programme

Friday 6th January 2017

THE North Ayrshire council, Scotland, are planning to improve the energy efficiency of 14 council buildings this year. The Daily Record newspaper reports that community centres and schools among other facilities in the region will benefit from lighting improvements, boiler replacement, heating control improvements and draught proofing. The target is to achieve ...

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$30M Project to Improve Energy Efficiency in Jamaica
$30M Project to Improve Energy Efficiency in Jamaica

Monday 19th December 2016

THE Inter-American Development (IDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will fund a $30 million project to promote electricity conservation in Jamaica by reducing electricity consumption and improving traffic flows. Jamaica’s dependence on petroleum imports and the inefficient use of energy resources seriously impacts government expenditure and debt, which is ...

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Irish Public Sector Saved €154 Million Through Energy Efficiency
Irish Public Sector Saved €154 Million Through Energy Efficiency

Monday 12th December 2016

THE Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today published the third annual report on the energy efficiency performance of Ireland’s public bodies. The report shows that government departments and public bodies avoided €154 million energy spend through increased energy efficiency. The sector is now 21% more energy efficient than their 2009 ...

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Scottish SMEs Could Save £19k Annually With Improved Energy Efficiency
Scottish SMEs Could Save £19k Annually With Improved Energy Efficiency

Monday 5th December 2016

SCOTTISH SMEs could add, on average, £19,000 annually to their bottom line by improving energy efficiency according to a new report from Zero Waste Scotland. To aid SMEs to cut waste the Scottish Government are also offering interest free loans of up to £100k to install energy efficiency technology and implement ...

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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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Siemens & Vigilent Partner to Target Data Centre Energy Efficiency
Siemens & Vigilent Partner to Target Data Centre Energy Efficiency

Monday 14th November 2016

ENERGY efficiency giant Siemens have teamed up with cooling management firm Vigilent in setting up a reseller partnership across North America to provide thermal optimisation solution for data centres. The solution purports to be a comprehensive and unique thermal optimisation solution addressing data centre cooling challenges across a facility’s white space, ...

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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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