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Government to axe CRC, moots subsidies for energy efficiency

The government is set to axe the carbon reduction commitment (CRC) as part of a purge on green tape. It plans to scrap the...

Cost still outweigh sustainability for UK energy managers

Less than one-fifth (18%) of UK energy managers say hitting sustainability targets is their number one business priority, according to a survey commissioned by...

ESOS: New Environment Agency tome supersedes Decc guidance

The Environment Agency has published a detailed guide to ESOS compliance, which supersedes previous Decc guidance. The Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme is the UK’s implementation...

Wasted energy: Business groups urge government to do something about losses

More than half of the UK’s energy is lost in the transition from generation to end use and government needs to address those losses...

SEEIT energy efficiency fund shakes off Covid, eyes big buys

Listed energy efficiency fund SEEIT is eyeing £300m worth of asset buys and said it is in “advanced negotiations” for three developments valued over...

Optimise energy efficiency, comply with legislation, payback in six months

Socomec has launched Diris Digiware. In this sponsored article, the firm claims its new digital range changes the game when it comes to electrical...

New BRE and ESTA guide helps businesses gain value from ESOS audits

A newly published briefing paper from BRE in collaboration with the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA) addresses the opportunities that an ESOS audit...

Energy efficiency: Transformer rules change in July

From July, any transformer put into service must comply with strict minimum energy efficiency requirements. In this sponsored post, Bowers Electrical says its new...

Why do policymakers always assume we need more power stations?

Electricity consumption is falling, yet governments consistently fail to recognise the facts when setting policy that assumes security of supply can be achieved only by energy...

The solution to financing energy efficiency projects lands in September

Energy managers are too bogged with compliance and admin at the expense of finding ways to ensure energy efficiency projects get off the ground...

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....

Cut compressed air costs: Free download

BOGE Compressors is touting a new white paper that explains how to reduce energy use in compressed air generation while optimising performance. Compressed air...

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...

Brussels takes UK to court over wastewater and emissions, launches infringement proceedings over energy...

The European Commission is referring the UK to the European Court of Justice over poor wastewater collection and treatment and over emissions at the...

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...

ESOS firing blanks on board-level buy in to energy efficiency project finance

The introduction of ESOS has made little impact on board level attitudes towards financing energy efficiency, according to UK businesses that have to comply...

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...

Tell us why you struggle to finance energy efficiency projects

Energy efficiency projects often fail for lack of finance, boardroom buy-in and doubts over the projected cost savings. We want your views on why...

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...

Could the end for energy guzzling transformers be the dawn of a new industrial...

In this sponsored post, Wilson Power marketing manager Dr Lore Grohmann outlines how the EU Eco Design Directive for transformers is set to drive...