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...

Seven SMEs win business acceleration place at Energy Systems Catapult 

Seven UK’s innovators in Smart, Zero Carbon Building Solutions have been selected for business acceleration at Energy Systems Catapult. Collaborating with Places for People, the Catapult...

Public sector decarbonisation scheme

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme which will be delivered by Salix. The Grant Scheme will offer £1bn...

SEEIT expands with acquisition of energy efficiency projects in Singapore

SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust plc, a UK-listed investment company that invests exclusively in the energy efficiency sector, today announces the acquisition of its...

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...

Protect data centre powerhouses with energy monitoring

The safeguarding of our data centres is more critical than it has ever been – as they provide the backbone for our most vital...

Microsoft: We’ll be ‘carbon negative’ within 10 years

Microsoft has pledged to be carbon negative within a decade and to remove all the emissions it has ever produced by 2050. Moreover, from next...

Energy efficiency fund launches £40m placing

Sustainable Development Capital Limited is aiming to raise a further £40m to fund acquisitions for it's energy efficiency income trust (SEEIT). SEEIT is looking for...

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...