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Japanese advised to turn off lights for saving energy

Japanese advised to turn off lights for saving energy: In order to save energy, millions of people in Tokyo have been told to switch off lights as Japan is struck by a heatwave. Japan had soaring temperatures for a 4th consecutive day as Tokyo’s heat broke almost 150-year records. In the capital, the temperature rose…
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Energy rationing needed in the UK

Energy rationing needed in the UK EDF, TotalEnergies and ENGIE managements have teamed up to start a proposition to French customers to limit the amount of energy they consume. Announced in a group, Jean-Bernard Lévy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EDF, Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies and Catherine MacGregor, CEO of ENGIE,…
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Rollout of heat network zones in the UK

Rollout of heat network zones in the UK The government will proceed with its plans to develop heat network zones. A heat network zone is described as a chosen area within which heat networks are the lowest expenditure, low carbon solution for the heat decarbonisation of an area. The government’s disclosure will persue a consultation…
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11% rise in smart meter installations in May

11% rise in smart meter installations in May Smart meter installations in May increased by 11%, compared to April. The current report from ElectraLink predicts that there were almost 207,000 installations last month, up on 186,000 in April. However, the amount of smart meters installed is 5% lower than what it was in May last…
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Global shift to low-carbon energy sources is not up to speed

Global shift to low-carbon energy sources is not up to speed The world’s energy transition to renewables is not happening. That’s one of the findings of the REN21’s Renewables 2022 Global Status report, which suggests the global shift to lower-carbon energy sources is not up to speed and may make it difficult for the world…
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People have cut back on their energy use

People have cut back on their energy use Almost 52% of Britons are using less gas or electricity at home in acknowledgement to the rising cost of living. That’s according to the latest Office for National Statistics survey which covers the period 25th May to 5th June and suggests that this number increased by 2%…
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A new zero emission flying hydrofoil boat underway

A new zero emission flying hydrofoil boat underway What is described as the world’s first commercially viable “flying” hydrofoil boat, has been launched by a Belfast-based maritime engineering company. With a £12 million investment in research and development, Artemis Technologies developed a “zero-emission” vessel that can carry up to 12 passengers. The company stated that…
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Energy price increase in October may affect caregiving

Energy price increase in October may affect caregiving The energy crisis is now affecting caregiving duties. A recent survey from Smart Energy GB reveals nearly 85 % of carers are currently spending alot more on energy as part of their caregiving. It is predicted that there is about 13 million unpaid carers in the UK,…
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Over a quarter of Brits to improve home energy efficency.

Over a quarter of Brits to improve home energy efficency. More Britons seem to be turning to energy efficiency upgrades for their homes as they face a steep rise in their bills. That’s according to the latest Office for National Statistics report which shows almost 26% of adults said they were considering making changes in…
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NI energy supplier reports 2nd tariff rise

NI energy supplier reports 2nd tariff rise: Households in the thousands in Northern Ireland will be hit by greater energy bills as the region’s biggest energy supplier has announced a new increase in its tariffs. Power NI has said it will raise its electricity tariff by 27.5% starting 1st July 2022. This means an increase…
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