Small and medium-sized businesses in the UK are failing to take responsibility for energy efficiency in the workplace, according to research from energy company E.ON.
European retailers are no longer able to order new stocks of conventional incandescent light bulbs since the latest phase of the EU’s Ecodesign Directive came into force on Saturday.
UK building society Nationwide is working with the Carbon Trust to develop a online tool to help its 15,000 employees become more energy efficient.
National Grid has been given the final go ahead for a $44 million smart grid project with 15,000 of its customers in the Massachusetts city of Worcester.
The Micropower Council yesterday led a call to the government to end to the “distorted” UK renewable heating market.
The UK government says there are still millions of pounds available for social housing landlords to improve the efficiency of heating in their properties.
The UK government announced the latest steps in its flagship home efficiency scheme, including a £7 million loan for the Green Deal Finance Company.
International furniture retailer IKEA has plugged in solar panels on its US stores in Dallas, Chicago, Philadelphia and Utah to take its total generating capacity to 38 MW.
Japanese contractor Shimizu has completed work on a building in Tokyo that it claims will emit the least amount of CO2 in the world.
UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry announced yesterday the scrapping of 86 environmental regulations that will save businesses £400 million over the next 20 years.