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IEA Launch Energy Efficiency Indicators Online Courses
IEA Launch Energy Efficiency Indicators Online Courses

Monday 19th March 2018

THE International Energy Association (IEA) have launched the IEA Energy Efficiency Indicators Online Training Courses in Mexico City, the first professional online courses to be delivered by the IEA. The two e-learning courses – essentials for policymakers and fundamentals for statistics – will provide statisticians and policymakers with the tools ...

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Schneider Chosen as Energy Efficiency Technology Supplier for New Stadium
Schneider Chosen as Energy Efficiency Technology Supplier for New Stadium

Friday 16th March 2018

SCHNEIDER Electric, has secured a long-term supplier contract with Tottenham Hotspur (‘Spurs’) to become the Official Stadium Management Supplier to the Club’s new state-of-the-art stadium in North London. Working closely with Spurs and its partners during the construction, service and maintenance phases of the project, Schneider Electric will distribute all ...

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Lagos Sign MOU with UK Firm for 10,000 LED Street Lights
Lagos Sign MOU with UK Firm for 10,000 LED Street Lights

Monday 12th March 2018

THE Lagos State Government (Nigeria) and a United Kingdom firm, Low Energy Designs (LED) Limited today (Monday, March 12) entered into a partnership to install 10,000 LED street-lights covering 300 kilometres across the State.   The deal, which also includes the provision of around 500 jobs and construction of an LED lighting ...

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$102M Energy Efficiency Funding for Vietnamese Industrial Energy Efficiency
$102M Energy Efficiency Funding for Vietnamese Industrial Energy Efficiency

Monday 5th March 2018

THE World Bank and Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade today jointly launched a $102 million project to support the efforts of industrial enterprises to adopt energy-efficiency technologies and practices. Under this project, industrial enterprises can access a new line of credit to fund their purchases of energy-efficiency and production-optimisation technologies, ...

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Significant Progress in Sustainable-Finance Reforms Across Emerging Markets
Significant Progress in Sustainable-Finance Reforms Across Emerging Markets

Monday 26th February 2018

EMERGING markets have become a major force in driving development and fighting climate change as 34 countries have initiated banking reforms to expand sustainable lending. This is according to the first comprehensive Global Progress Report of the Sustainable Banking Network, an IFC-supported organisation of banking regulators and associations. Those 34 countries ...

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1.5M Euro Loan for Energy Efficiency for Bosnia and Herzegovina SMEs
1.5M Euro Loan for Energy Efficiency for Bosnia and Herzegovina SMEs

Monday 19th February 2018

THE Green for Growth Fund (GGF) has provided a €1.5 million senior loan to MCF Sunrise Sarajevo (MCF Sunrise) for a new energy efficiency loan product for their clients. MCF Sunrise has a strong focus on low income entrepreneurs and micro and small businesses in urban and semi-urban areas of the ...

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UK Commercial Property Energy Efficiency Rating Too Low for New Standard
UK Commercial Property Energy Efficiency Rating Too Low for New Standard

Friday 16th February 2018

FROM April 1, 2018 new energy efficiency regulations for commercial buildings in the UK will come into effect - but it seems many landlords are not ready for it! From April all non-domestic UK property cannot be let unless it obtains an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) with a minimum rating of ...

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EU States to Benefit from €98.2 Million in Low-carbon Investments
EU States to Benefit from €98.2 Million in Low-carbon Investments

Monday 12th February 2018

THE European Commission has approved an investment package of €98.2 million to support Europe's transition to a low-carbon, circular economy under the new LIFE funding programme for the Environment and Climate Action. Today's investment package will contribute towards improving the quality of life for European citizens in five areas: Nature, Water, ...

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Revenue for Energy Efficient Buildings in Asia Pacific to Exceed $111 Billion
Revenue for Energy Efficient Buildings in Asia Pacific to Exceed $111 Billion

Friday 9th February 2018

A NEW report from Navigant Research examines the market for energy efficient building technologies in Asia Pacific, providing market forecasts for products and services, segmented by eight commercial building types, and by new construction and retrofit spending, through 2026. In Asia Pacific, energy consumption in buildings is expected to continue to ...

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Jamaica Gets EU Grant for Energy Efficiency Programme
Jamaica Gets EU Grant for Energy Efficiency Programme

Monday 5th February 2018

THE Jamaican Government has received additional funding support for its Energy Management and Efficiency Programme (EMEP) through a €9.17-million grant from the European Union (EU). This is being allocated through the European Union-Caribbean Investment Fund Facility (EU-CIF) and will serve to promote more efficient use of energy resources by the State ...

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Scottish SMEs Offered 'Cashback' Loan for Energy-efficiency Improvements
Scottish SMEs Offered 'Cashback' Loan for Energy-efficiency Improvements

Friday 2nd February 2018

SMALL businesses in Scotland could save up to £8,000 on average each year simply by making energy efficiency improvements – and cut their annual energy consumption by a quarter. That’s the message from Zero Waste Scotland and the Scottish Government, who announced this week a new ‘cashback’ scheme to help businesses ...

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Freezing in the tropics - Costs More Than Money
Freezing in the tropics - Costs More Than Money

Monday 29th January 2018

SOUTHEAST Asia is facing a growing cooling crisis, with more and more people turn up inefficient air-conditioning to deal with increased temperatures and worsening air. According to new research released last week this increase in cooling demand is from people who remain unaware of the threat that inefficient cooling technologies pose ...

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1.5M Euros for Kosovo to Invest in High-performance Energy Efficiency Technology
1.5M Euros for Kosovo to Invest in High-performance Energy Efficiency Technology

Friday 26th January 2018

THE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan of up to €1.5 million to Agency for Finance in Kosovo (AFK), the fourth largest microfinance institution in the country, to increase the financing of the green economy. The funds will be on-lent for investments in high-performance energy efficiency ...

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Wall-Mart Save With LED Lighting
Wall-Mart Save With LED Lighting

Monday 22nd January 2018

THE world’s largest retailer, Walmart, have announced results of an extensive lighting program with Current, powered by GE. As part of an ongoing commitment to energy efficiency. Walmart has now installed more than 1.5 million LED lighting fixtures across more than 6,000 stores, parking lots, distribution centres and corporate offices in ...

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RENEW It Now NY Helps Manufacturer
RENEW It Now NY Helps Manufacturer

Friday 19th January 2018

RENEW Energy Partners, have announced HARD Manufacturing will be one of the first projects with RENEW It Now NY, an initiative focused on speeding the implementation of energy-efficiency retrofits and clean energy upgrades throughout New York State. a RENEW It Now NY won participation in NYSERDA's Emerging Technologies and Accelerated Commercialisation ...

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Constant Growth for Residential Energy Efficiency Market
Constant Growth for Residential Energy Efficiency Market

Monday 15th January 2018

A new report shows that the global markets for residential energy efficiency technologies reached nearly $89.4 billion in 2016, and should reach $124.2 billion in 2022. They results from Reportlinker shows that with the expected results for 2017 reach $96.8 billions it demonstrates a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1% ...

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$60M Financing to Help Brazilian Businesses to Improve Energy Efficiency
$60M Financing to Help Brazilian Businesses to Improve Energy Efficiency

Friday 12th January 2018

THE International Finance Corporation (IFC) is providing $60 million investment to aid Brazilian companies with new technologies that are more energy efficient and eco-friendly. The money is being supplied to Societe Generale Equipment Finance S.A. Arrendamento Mercantil (SGEF Brazil), the international equipment and vendor finance specialist of the Societe Generale group. ...

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More Than Chicken Feed for Energy Efficiency Savings and Investment
More Than Chicken Feed for Energy Efficiency Savings and Investment

Monday 8th January 2018

UK poultry producer Moy Park has invested £20 million in developing a more sustainable, state-of-the-art, chicken hatchery. The new facility is one of the first of its kind in Europe and hatches 2.5 million chicks per week, making it the largest single-build hatchery in the UK. The new facility utilises the ...

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EBRD Facility to Boost Energy Efficiency in Poland
EBRD Facility to Boost Energy Efficiency in Poland

Friday 5th January 2018

THE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching its new Polish Green Economy Financing Facility to finance investments in energy and resource efficiency, renewable energy, water and waste management for local private businesses. The facility is for Leasing (Poland GEFF Leasing) with a €50 million loan to BZ WBK ...

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Canadian Province New Brunswick Get Clean Energy Funding
Canadian Province New Brunswick Get Clean Energy Funding

Monday 18th December 2017

CANADA is committed to working with provinces and territories to grow the economy while meeting climate commitments and creating jobs in communities across the country. The Honourable Ginette Petipas-Taylor, Minister of Health, and Serge Rouselle, Minister of Environment and Local Government from the Government of New Brunswick, announced the province will ...

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Energy Efficiency Innovation in the Built Environment
Energy Efficiency Innovation in the Built Environment

Friday 15th December 2017

Residential, commercial and industrial buildings account for 30-40% of global energy consumption and 25-35% of total CO2 emissions. Despite evidence that saving a unit of energy is on average five times cheaper than buying it, investment in energy efficiency improvements in buildings remains low. Innovation Labs are the second phase of ...

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Recognition of Energy Saving for Airport and Restaurant
Recognition of Energy Saving for Airport and Restaurant

Monday 11th December 2017

TWO Better Buildings Challenge partners in the Seattle area (U.S.) have been recognised by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for their successful energy-efficient upgrade achievements at the King County International Airport and the local Shari's in Lynnwood, Wash. Through the Better Buildings Challenge, King County and Shari's Café & Pies committed to ...

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Global Atlas to Help Wind Energy Growth
Global Atlas to Help Wind Energy Growth

Friday 8th December 2017

THE World Bank and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have launched a new Global Wind Atlas, a free web-based tool to help decision-makers identify promising areas for wind power generation, virtually anywhere in the world. The Global Wind Atlas is expected to help governments save millions of dollars by avoiding the ...

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Yerevan Get Funding for Energy Efficiency
Yerevan Get Funding for Energy Efficiency

Friday 1st December 2017

YEREVAN, the capital city of Armenia, will become a greener and more energy-efficient place thanks to the funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB). An EIB loan worth €7m will help the Municipality of Yerevan to finance energy efficiency improvements in public buildings. In parallel, a combination of financing and ...

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EU Energy Efficiency Boost but not Renewables
EU Energy Efficiency Boost but not Renewables

Wednesday 29th November 2017

THE European Parliament's energy and industry committee (ITRE) yesterday gave energy efficiency a new lease of life in Europe, but dealt a blow to renewable energy development. On energy efficiency, MEPs supported a 40% binding overall target for 2030, with binding national targets, as well as strong rules on annual energy ...

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