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Energy Efficient Firms Could Double Success Over Competitors
Energy Efficient Firms Could Double Success Over Competitors

Monday 30th April 2018

IF businesses develop an energy strategy they are over twice as likely to lead their market competition according to a survey of more than 1000 UK companies by Centrica Business Solutions. The responses revealed that investment in advanced energy solutions report many benefits, with 41% enjoying substantial reductions in energy bills. ...

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Energy Efficiency Boost for Ukraine
Energy Efficiency Boost for Ukraine

Wednesday 25th April 2018

THE International Finance Corporation (IFC), the European Union, and Germany signed agreements today to support the Ukrainian government’s work in reducing energy waste and greenhouse gas emissions in the residential sector. Agreements were signed by IFC and EU likewise IFC and Germany to set up a new multi-donor fund to ...

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New Energy Efficiency Target for New York State
New Energy Efficiency Target for New York State

Monday 23rd April 2018

NEW York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced an ambitious acceleration of energy efficiency in New York, including a comprehensive plan to achieve a new target for significant greenhouse gas emission reductions, decrease consumer energy costs and create job opportunities.  Meeting the new energy efficiency target will deliver nearly one-third of the greenhouse gas emissions reductions needed to meet New York's climate goal ...

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New Report About the Economic Value of Energy Efficiency
New Report About the Economic Value of Energy Efficiency

Wednesday 18th April 2018

ACCORDING to a new report by the International Energy Agency ambitious energy efficiency policies can keep global energy demand and energy-related carbon-dioxide (CO₂) emissions steady until 2050, Perspectives for the Energy Transition: The Role of Energy Efficiency shows that despite a near-tripling of the world economy and a global population ...

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Kosovo Receive €5M Loan to Improve Energy Efficiency
Kosovo Receive €5M Loan to Improve Energy Efficiency

Monday 16th April 2018

THE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said today announced it is providing a loan of up to €5 million to TEB Bank, in Kosovo, for financing residential energy efficiency projects. “The loan will be on-lent to individuals, housing associations, producers and vendors of green technologies to support investment in ...

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Schneider Electric Partner With Albéa To Cut Energy Use and CO2 Emissions
Schneider Electric Partner With Albéa To Cut Energy Use and CO2 Emissions

Friday 13th April 2018

SCHNEIDER Electric, have announced it is working with Albéa on an integrated energy and carbon management program that will help the beauty and personal care packaging company improve energy efficiency across its global facilities 15% by 2020 and improve sustainability reporting. The latest phase in the three-year partnership includes strategic ...

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Cementing CO2 Emissions Cuts
Cementing CO2 Emissions Cuts

Monday 9th April 2018

A combination of technology and policy solutions could provide a pathway to reducing direct carbon dioxide emissions from the cement industry by 24% below current levels by 2050, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI). The technology roadmap, called Low-Carbon Transition ...

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Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Energy Efficiency Improvement Loans in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Friday 6th April 2018

THE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan of up to €5 million to MKF Partner, a microfinance institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina, to support urgently needed energy efficiency investments. The finance is provided under the Bank’s €85 million Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) for the Western ...

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€100 Million Initiative to Reduce Energy Bills in Greece
€100 Million Initiative to Reduce Energy Bills in Greece

Monday 26th March 2018

ENERGY bills for companies across Greece will be reduced by new energy efficiency investment backed by a new €100 million initiative by the European Investment Bank and Piraeus Bank. Under the scheme dedicated financing for new investment to reduce energy consumption by small-scale energy users will be provided across the country. ...

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Report Reveals Energy Demand and Carbon Emissions Rise
Report Reveals Energy Demand and Carbon Emissions Rise

Saturday 24th March 2018

THE International Energy Agency (IEA) lastest report reveals that global energy demand rose by 2.1% in 2017, more than twice the previous year’s rate, boosted by strong global economic growth, with oil, gas and coal meeting most of the increase in demand for energy, and renewables seeing impressive gains. Over 70% ...

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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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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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