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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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GM Save $73 Million Due to Energy Efficiency Improvements in 2016
GM Save $73 Million Due to Energy Efficiency Improvements in 2016

Monday 31st October 2016

GIANT car manufacturer General Motors (GM) are concerned about energy efficiency, to cut bills and reduce their substantial greenhouse gas emissions, and they saved $73 million in 2016. Actions such as the installation of 186,000 LED bulbs and fixtures and energy management systeam contributed to the savings made. Global efforts by ...

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Energy Efficiency Saves Now and Into the Future for Europe
Energy Efficiency Saves Now and Into the Future for Europe

Friday 28th October 2016

THE European Commission is to shift focus to the building industries energy efficiency after energy imports into the EU reduced by $27 billion last year due to energy efficiencies. Arias Canete, European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, highlighted the building industry, “which accounts for an inefficient 40% of our energy consumption”, ...

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Energy Efficiency Cuts New Zealand's CO2 and Costs
Energy Efficiency Cuts New Zealand's CO2 and Costs

Monday 24th October 2016

IMPROVED energy efficiency is helping New Zealand cut thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions, as well as saving millions of dollars a year. Links between energy efficiency and carbon mitigation are demonstrated by several programmes run by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). Recent results were published today in EECA’s ...

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The Low Hanging Fruit - Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries
The Low Hanging Fruit - Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries

Friday 21st October 2016

THROUGHOUT the developing world energy efficiency is becoming increasingly critical as they wish to adopt sustainable economies in the face of ever increasing growth in energy demand. THE International Energy Agency (IEA) have been running a series of articles about energy efficiency across the developing world, and in their third article ...

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$5 Million Energy Efficiency Competition for 5 New York Cities
$5 Million Energy Efficiency Competition for 5 New York Cities

Sunday 16th October 2016

NEW York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the launch of a clean energy competition that will award up to $5 million for forward-thinking, energy efficiency projects in Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Buffalo and Yonkers. The competition represents the latest phase of the Five Cities Energy Plans initiative, launched in 2015, ...

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Watchdog Claims UK Needs to Focus on Energy Efficiency
Watchdog Claims UK Needs to Focus on Energy Efficiency

Friday 14th October 2016

THE UK needs to take concrete action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions given its commitment to the Paris Agreement. The vote to leave the EU does not affect the need for action now, claim the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC). In a set of new reports, the Committee recommends that the ...

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Energy Efficiency Improves Globally Despite Lower Energy Prices
Energy Efficiency Improves Globally Despite Lower Energy Prices

Monday 10th October 2016

Economies have needed less energy to grow in recent years, especially in China and other developing countries, but more vigorous policies are needed to achieve climate targets, says new IEA report As governments focus on implementing their commitments to save energy and reduce carbon emissions under the recently ratified Paris agreement, ...

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World's First Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership
World's First Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership

Friday 7th October 2016

TOYOTA of Corvallis in Oregon USAis on schedule to be the world’s first Certified Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership. Over the next 14 months, Gensler—the architect of the new building - will oversee data collection to help ensure this certification becomes a reality. Additionally, construction of the facility was built to ...

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Behavioural Change May Deliver UK Industry £860M in Energy Savings
Behavioural Change May Deliver UK Industry £860M in Energy Savings

Friday 30th September 2016

SIMPLE “carbon psychology” or behavioural change could drive UK industry energy savings of £860 million, a new report by npower Business Solutions (nBS) and the Centre for Economics & Business Research (Cebr) has found. The largest potential savings could be achieved in the wholesale and retail (19.9%), administrative and support (11.4%), ...

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Fujitsu Services Get Air-Con Upgrade
Fujitsu Services Get Air-Con Upgrade

Monday 26th September 2016

ADCOCK Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in the UK have completed a major R22 replacement project on behalf of E2, a leading provider of bespoke energy management, for Fujitsu Services in Birmingham.  Due to its detrimental impact on the environment, on the 1st January 2015 it became illegal to use R22 ...

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