Legal & General buys into heat pump firm Kensa

Legal & General Capital has acquired a 36 per cent stake in heat pump firm Kensa as it amasses a portfolio of companies aiming...

Mitie aims to double energy productivity

Mitie has committed to double energy productivity over the next 25 years and has joined the EP100 initiative, run by The Climate Group. The FM...

Education represents “huge opportunity” for energy efficiency as a service

Energy efficiency as a service appears to be gaining a foothold within the eduction sector, according to figures from a UK and Ireland provider. In...

Ofgem delays Triad cull

Ofgem has delayed killing off Triad avoidance until 2022. The regulator had intended a new charging methodology to come into force in 2021, but National...

Eight firms get funding to crack SME energy efficiency

Eight firms bidding to unlock greater investment and engagement in energy efficiency within small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have secured further government funding. SMEs account...

Atlantis lands grant for multiple tidal turbine hub

Simec Atlantis has landed a £1.5m grant to start building a subsea hub, where multiple tidal turbines can connect. The aim is to get more...

Coronavirus and the power system: Keep calm and put the kettle on

Energy companies have moved to reassure the public that our power system can cope with any impact from the coronavirus. Fears were raised earlier this...

Energyst’s Delivering Net Zero events pushed back to 27-28 October

The Energyst’s energy and electric vehicle events will now take place 27-28 October 2020 at Silverstone. The ‘Delivering Net Zero | Heat | Power |...

SMS sells part of metering book to Equitix for £291m

Smart Metering Systems has sold a chunk of its meters to Equitix for £291m. SMS said the disposal represents a minority of its assets...

Sainsbury’s drives down fridge consumption with F1 tech

Sainsbury’s has installed aerofoils based on Formula 1 technology on fridges at all of its UK stores, completing a rollout that began with a...

Be part of Europe’s largest energy conference

Bringing together the European business community and government organisations to create a cleaner energy future. Be part of Europe's largest energy conference! www.aeeeuropeenergy.com The AEE will...

Newly-launched BusinessEnergyQuotes.com to support businesses with energy comparisons

Newly-launched BusinessEnergyQuotes.com to support businesses with energy comparisons UK SME businesses are set to benefit from a brand-new, fully-online business energy pricing engine, after the...

Britain’s corporates the sick men of Europe on low carbon spending

British companies ‘last in Europe’ in spending on low carbon business processes, survey by Carbon Disclosure Project finds UK corporations contributed only three per cent...

Sainsbury’s sets aside £1bn for net zero

Sainsbury's has committed to decarbonise its operations by 2040 and has set aside £1bn to fund its transition. It will also put pressure on...

Nearly half of England’s councils ‘don’t know carbon footprint’

Almost half of England’s councils cannot put a number to their own carbon emissions, an engineering trade body has discovered. Quizzed by the Electrical Contractors’...

Offices ‘should cut energy use 60 per cent to hit net zero’

Offices need to cut energy use by almost two thirds to enable the UK to hit net zero carbon targets. Simply relying on decarbonisation...

TCR: Triads and tribulations for large energy users

Ofgem's final decision on reforms to network charging arrangements will have a big impact on business electricity bills from next year. Chris Hurcombe, director...

Viridor signs 27MW private wire agreement, eyes more energy parks

Pennon-owned Viridor has signed a 27MW private wire agreement with a data centre for offtake of power from its Beddington energy from waste plant. Posting...

Stark beefs up gas capability with Squire buy

Energy metering and data firm Stark has acquired metering and independent gas transporter Squire. Managing director, Joel Stark, said it enables the company to provide...

New energy software to cut consumption and cost

Global Procurement Group (GPG) has developed new technology to provide real-time data on how much energy assets consume. The technology has been developed by...