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Use of Energy Saving Technology Encouraged
Use of Energy Saving Technology Encouraged

Thursday 19th August 2010

ENERGY SAVING technology is to be incentivised in the UK after the government revealed that local councils are to be allowed to sell renewable energy to the National Grid. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has revealed that the ban on local authorities selling excess power from solar and ...

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New Zealand Draft new Energy Efficiency Strategies
New Zealand Draft new Energy Efficiency Strategies

Sunday 25th July 2010

NEW ZEALAND (NZ) businesses, the public service and households will be encouraged to save energy to help make the country as energy efficient as its Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) partners. The Draft New Zealand Energy Strategy sticks to the last NZ (Labour) government's 2007 target of having 90% ...

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China Challenges IEA Report
China Challenges IEA Report

Wednesday 21st July 2010

CHINA is challenging the credibility of an International Energy Agency (IEA) report that branded the country the world's top energy consumer, surpassing the United States, claiming that the estimation is inaccurate, according to the Global Times. "The IEA's data on China's energy use is unreliable," Zhou Xian, an official with China's ...

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Energy Efficiency Cheapest Way to Generate Energy - UK Energy Secretary
Energy Efficiency Cheapest Way to Generate Energy - UK Energy Secretary

Thursday 13th May 2010

THE UK’s new Energy Secretary told the BBC today, “We must make sure we are more energy efficient because the cheapest way to generate energy is to save energy. “By doing those two courses of action (renewable and energy efficiency) I believe we can make our national security more secure as ...

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Not all Sunshine for the UK Solar Panel Industry
Not all Sunshine for the UK Solar Panel Industry

Wednesday 28th April 2010

UK consumer organisation Which? has heavily criticised solar thermal sellers for exaggerating the potential savings as well as using high pressure sales techniques. Via an undercover investigation, Which? discovered that 10 out of 14 installers had exaggerated their claims, with two companies, Everest and Ideal Solar Energy, potentially breaking UK law ...

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SustainabilityLive! Exhibition will Highlight Energy Saving
SustainabilityLive! Exhibition will Highlight Energy Saving

Tuesday 13th April 2010

NEXT week sees the annual SustainabilityLive! exhibition will take place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK (April 20-22). SustainabilityLive! is one of the sustainability businesses leading events in Europe with, apart from the exhibitors, seminars, conferences and interactive feature areas, all designed to help companies work towards a more ...

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Jordan's Energy Conservation -
Jordan's Energy Conservation - "State Of Emergency"

Thursday 18th February 2010

The Kingdom of Jordan is beginning to crank up the pressure to become energy efficient. Encouraging environmental investments in the Kingdom and reducing energy consumption are among the Environment Minister Hazem Malhas’ top priorities for 2010. Malhas declared "a state of emergency" with regard to Jordan’s energy consumption, underscoring that all ...

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Energy Efficiency The Future For US North West
Energy Efficiency The Future For US North West

Thursday 11th February 2010

More and more authorities are realising that energy efficiency is the way ahead to get control on demands for energy and rising generation costs. This realisation was reached by the North West States in the United States. The Northwest Power and Conservation Council unanimously adopted a regional energy plan Wednesday that avoids ...

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UK shoreline offers
UK shoreline offers

Friday 13th November 2009

There is "massive" scope for the implementation of renewable and energy management projects in the areas around the UK's shorelines, one industry expert has claimed. Energy and climate change minister Lord Hunt made his remarks as it was announced that construction work is set to begin next week on a £42 ...

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Scottish energy efficiency initiative completed ahead of schedule
Scottish energy efficiency initiative completed ahead of schedule

Friday 13th November 2009

Energy efficiency work on a windfarm in Scotland has been completed ahead of schedule, it has been reported. The scheme involved the installation of a total of 35 new wind turbines at the Dun Law Windfarm site, which has tripled the capacity of the facility near Oxton. Permission for the work was ...

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DOE praises energy efficiency of wind turbine
DOE praises energy efficiency of wind turbine

Thursday 12th November 2009

The US department of energy (DOE) has joined a number of industry representatives and staff from its national labs to praise the energy efficiency of a new wind turbine at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. In a statement, the body explained that the new state-of-the-art 1.5 MW tool, which is informally ...

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All UK energy efficiency schemes 'should be fast tracked'
All UK energy efficiency schemes 'should be fast tracked'

Thursday 12th November 2009

Every kind of energy efficiency initiative in the UK should receive backing from the government in order for them to be fast tracked, according to one sector commentator. A spokesperson for the RenewableEnergyCentre.co.uk made her comments after the secretary of state for energy and climate change Ed Miliband presented parliament with ...

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Energy management targets 'will be met'
Energy management targets 'will be met'

Thursday 12th November 2009

The government will meet its renewable energy management targets by 2020, an industry expert has asserted. Online resource NewEnergyFocus reports that Andrew Perrins, head of bioenergy at the Department of Energy and Climate Change's Office of Renewable Energy Deployment (ORED), said that the UK is "miles" away from where it needs ...

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Funding for Onshore Windfarms
Funding for Onshore Windfarms

Wednesday 11th November 2009

It has become increasingly crucial for the UK to take steps to reduce carbon emissions, according to the chancellor of the exchequer. Alistair Darling made his comments in recent days at a forum in London, which he hosted alongside energy and climate secretary Ed Miliband - who is also the Labour ...

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Ed Miliband outlines new direction on energy management
Ed Miliband outlines new direction on energy management

Wednesday 11th November 2009

Energy and climate secretary Ed Miliband has outlined a new direction on energy management, as well as taking steps to highlight the UK's need for a new low-carbon, secure energy mix. In a statement, Mr Miliband - who is also the Labour MP for Doncaster North - said that the threats ...

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Frito-Lay building recognised for energy-saving achievements
Frito-Lay building recognised for energy-saving achievements

Friday 23rd October 2009

Snack food company Frito-Lay has been commended by the US Green Building Council for the energy-saving performance of its headquarters in Texas. The building received a Gold certificate under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) scheme, which recognises high standards in green design and construction. Frito-Lay, which is a division ...

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The US Air Force is initiating energy-saving projects to cut emissions
The US Air Force is initiating energy-saving projects to cut emissions

Wednesday 12th August 2009

A series of energy-saving programmes are about to be initiated by the United States Air Force across its bases in a bid to save more than $4 million (£2.4 million) a year and cut carbon emissions. More than a dozen such projects are about to begin thanks to nearly £40 million ...

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Perth underground to be mined for renewable energy
Perth underground to be mined for renewable energy

Tuesday 14th July 2009

Renewable energy firm Green Rock Energy of Australia, which specialises in geothermal power, has announced a new energy-saving project that will see it mine geothermal power under the city of Perth. Together with the University of Western Australia (UWA), the organisation is to tap into the city's vast underground resources for ...

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Invest more in energy saving products, wind association urges
Invest more in energy saving products, wind association urges

Wednesday 24th June 2009

More investment in energy saving products and solutions such as wind turbines needs to be made, according to the British Wind Energy Association, which has said there is a desire for them in the market. Speaking after Newcastle-based consultancy TNEI launched a new software system aimed at helping with the design ...

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