Europe’s leakiest homes: new study shames Britain, fails to plug gaps

New research has confirmed the oft-repeated belief that the UK’s is among Europe’s coldest, oldest, and leakiest housing stock. On a day signalling how nearly...

Insulation tax break needed before homes are sold, say 40 energy & building leaders

Chancellor Rishi Sunak should offer tax incentives to home owners, spurring them to increase insulation in their homes before the properties are put up...

London Mayor to offer grants up to £20k to insulate 3,200 fuel-poor homes

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is assembling a £51 million pot aimed at insulating the capital’s fuel-poor and leaky homes.   Grants of up to £20,000...

Energy co-ops slam Johnson’s Net Zero Strategy

Leaders of England's 300-plus power co-operatives have slammed the Johnson administration's Net Zero Strategy. They say it shuns the work of thousands of hard-working...

Heat & Buildings Strategy: Johnson disappoints again

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s long awaited Heat & Buildings Strategy was this afternoon greeted with similar disappointment from energy campaigners and industry as the...

Starmer: £ 28 billion every year to decarb Britain, plus a Clean Air...

Britain’s biggest opposition party has pledged to spend up to £ 28 billion every year this decade to  strip carbon out of the UK’s...

National Lottery, plus lad-o-parts Glasgow, pony up money – and skills – for energy 

Increasing cash support for community climate projects, including energy generation and saving, plus for training Scotland’s next generation of energy technicians, has emerged from...

Smart meters beat Covid to double in deployment

A total of 6.7 million smart meters were connected during the year to April, doubling the UK’s installed parc, according to new figures from...

Smart meters trial ‘helps homes slash average 49% from bills’, says optimisation supplier

A two-year, small-scale smart meter trial backed by Beis points to potential for solar- and battery-equipped homes to slash their bills almost in half,...

Vodafone’s 5G pilot to deliver flex signals across UKPN’s substations

An Ofgem-funded pilot now in development by mobile telco Vodafone and UK Power Networks aims to explore 5G telecommunications technology as a platform for...

Acute hospital Trust’s lighting optimisation will save around £400k per annum and deliver a...

As part of the £4 million energy performance contract with United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust (ULHT), Veolia has now upgraded lighting at Lincoln County...

Equity fund Aquila wants its ‘negawatt’ fledgling to fly like an eagle on £150...

German-headquartered private equity firm Aquila Capital today signalled its launch of an offshoot specialising in energy efficiency projects. Aquila Energy Efficiency Trust seeks up to...

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme “scratching the surface” of efficiency transformation required

Just 3.3% of government grant funding set up to accelerate the decarbonisation of public sector buildings has been awarded to schools and academies so far,...

Net Zero impossible unless urgent action taken on energy efficiency this decade

The Government is failing to grasp the enormous challenge of decarbonising the UK’s housing stock, which accounts for 20% of our greenhouse gas emissions,...

£78m for energy efficiency upgrades to Greater Manchester’s public buildings

Greater Manchester has been awarded over £78m in Government funding to support energy efficiency upgrades to more than 150 public buildings across the city-region,...

eEnergy Group to acquire Beond Group

eEnergy Group, an Energy Efficiency-as-a-Service (EEaaS) business, has conditionally agreed to acquire Beond Group, a renewable energy consulting and procurement business that helps organisations...

Nokia confirms 5G as 90% more energy efficient

A new study by Nokia and Telefónica has found that 5G networks are up to 90% more energy efficient per traffic unit than legacy...

The Practicalities of Smart Metering. Find the Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions

The Practicalities of Smart Metering. Find the Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions Smart metering is an Internet of Things (IoT) solution that responds...

SEEIT acquires Swedish regulated gas distribution network

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust, a UK-listed investment company that invests exclusively in the energy efficiency sector, has agreed to acquire a 100% interest...

CNet Training launches digital infrastructure education advice service

CNet has launched a new one-to-one advice and guidance service to help industry professionals progress their knowledge and boost their careers within the digital...