Prisons with oil-based heating are a key target for green energy projects, says MoJ

The Ministry of Justice is "seeking expert advice" on how it can achieve a 'net zero' target for its property portfolio - mainly prisons...

Bridging the gap to decentralised energy

Energy security and cost concerns are highlighted as key barriers for UK industry to realise the benefits of decentralised energy, according to a report...

Half day seminar can help businesses turn energy compliance into big savings

A recent report from energy consultants Inenco asked the question: does energy reporting really deliver carbon savings? The short answer is ‘yes’. And the...

Businesses need a clear energy plan to combat climate change

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtU_Kz5T6GA] With more businesses looking for less carbon-intense electricity sources, there are now a host of smaller energy suppliers taking on the ‘big six’,...

Energy being wasted by ageing transformer assets

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RCr7KOfTc4] Erika Wilson, from Wilson Power, believes there will be significant opportunities around the STOR markets and renewables in 2019, while the company is...

Potential for micro-grids to increase resilience in an uncertain energy landscape

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aSj0D48_0w] The rise of virtual power plants will be a key trend in 2019, according to ABB’s Sagnik Murthy. Speaking at The Energyst Event,...

Calls for government incentives to encourage investment in battery storage

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRoOchcpeO4] Obtaining project export capability and capacity upgrades for battery storage or EV infrastructure projects can be extremely daunting and time consuming. G99 Professional...

Energy efficiency fund raises further £72m, eyes more buys

Specialist energy efficiency fund SEEIT has raised £72m from a share placing, with dealing set to commence tomorrow (18 April). The company will use the...

Energy and carbon reporting: Compliance is not enough

Businesses can unlock genuine benefit by going beyond the compliance aspect of compliance schemes and instead harnessing mandated reporting as a tool for energy,...

Government mulls energy efficiency auction scheme

Government is considering how to design an auction-based approach to energy efficiency. The department for business, energy and industrial strategy (Beis) hopes to increase uptake...

Commission adopts new energy efficiency labels

The European Commission has adopted new energy labels that should help people more easily determine which TVs, fridges, dishwashers and washing machines are more...

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust buys more CHP projects

Sustainable Development Capital Limited's listed energy efficiency fund, SEEIT, has bought eight further CHP projects. SEEIT is the first UK-listed investment fund to invest exclusively...

Onsite generation ‘will continue to boom’

Corporates have started to take carbon seriously. That will drive a boom in onsite generation and energy efficiency - regardless of Brexit, the end...

Bristol, Devon and Plymouth councils land euromillions for energy projects

Bristol, Devon and Plymouth Councils have a secured a further €1.9m in grant funding from the European Investment Bank and the European Commission to...

Specialist energy efficiency fund buys £87m of projects, eyes more

The SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEEIT) has used most of the money it raised by floating last week to buy a portfolio of...

Energy efficiency fund IPO raises £100m

Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL) has raised £100m to invest in energy efficiency projects via an initial public offering. The SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust...

Rising energy consumption puts EU’s 2020 targets at risk

Rising energy demand across EU member states could mean 2020 energy and emissions targets are missed, according to latest data. Preliminary 2017 data published by...

Fund plans £150m float to buy energy efficiency projects

An investment fund is planning a £150m initial public offering to buy a portfolio of energy efficiency projects and develop a pipeline of others....

Local authorities plan £100m energy fund

A group of local authorities in the South West are collaborating to create a £100m fund to invest in energy projects. The South West Low...

MEEF: more beef for energy efficiency funding

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a £500m fund for energy efficiency projects in the capital. Like it's forerunner, the London Energy Efficiency Fund...