The UK government’s Energy Company Obligation scheme, which requires suppliers to help the fuel poor with energy efficiency improvements, will help only a few, warns a report out today.
The UK government’s plans to simplify the Carbon Reduction Commitment efficiency scheme will save businesses £272 million, says Energy Minister Greg Barker.
UK government plans to rank businesses according to their performance on energy efficiency has been ditched by Chancellor George Osborne in his Autumn Statement.
The UK’s Ministry of Defence has enlisted IT giant IBM to help it improve the energy efficiency of its 4000 military bases and training grounds.
Software giant Microsoft is to test out whether a fuel cell power plant running on biogas generated by a wastewater treatment facility can support a data centre.
The UK government is investing £4 million through the Technology Strategy Board to develop low-carbon building processes.
South Korean multinational LG Electronics says it has seen a 75% increase in sales of its most energy efficient TV, fridges, washing machines and air conditioners in the US.
UK energy regulator Ofgem joined in the fray today unveiling its own plans to give energy customers a “simpler, clearer and fairer” deal.
Largely unnoticed amid the furore over energy prices, the UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey yesterday announced changes to legislation covering major energy infrastructure projects.
Australian environmental management company EP&T Global has been selected by the BBC to help it reduce energy use at its new broadcasting centre in Salford.