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Energy efficiency should be seen as a national emergency

Energy efficiency should be seen as a national emergency Energy efficiency has been ranked as the most important reply to the ongoing energy catastrophe. Energy Institute (EI) has today released the data of its annual Energy Barometer survey which displays that almost 70 percent of energy professionals do not see current energy efficiency policy having…
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Lithium-ion batteries that can endure extreme weather

Lithium-ion batteries that can endure extreme weather Do you have concern for how long the battery of your electric vehicle may last in intense weather conditions? Scientists say that would not be an issue anymore. Engineers at the University of California San Diego have made lithium-ion batteries operating very well at freezing cold and blistering…
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Failure to deliver net zero plans

Failure to deliver net zero plans Current government programmes to decarbonise industries and support the UK hit its net zero aim by 2050 will be deemed as unsuccessfully executed. The worrisome discoveries come from the analysis report uploaded today by the Climate Change Committee (CCC) which shows that there are massive losses in delivery schemes…
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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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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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£1bn for colossal insulation scheme

£1bn for colossal insulation scheme Boris Johnson has reportedly advised ministers to find current government schemes that may “lose” £1 billion in total funding in favour of insulation of low income households. The government is exploring the option of diverting this cash from the £1 billion Public Sector Decarbonisation scheme which provides grants for public…
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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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Public sector buildings given £553m for energy efficiency

Public sector buildings given £553m for energy efficiency: Public sector buildings throughout England are benefiting from an amount of £553 million in funding to set up affordable, low carbon heating & energy efficiency steps. The improvements in hospitals, schools, libraries, museums and leisure centres are anticipated to help local authorities, public bodies and taxpayers save…
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StorTera Wins Grand Prize in Cleantech Challenge

StorTera Wins Grand Prize in Cleantech Challenge: StorTera, an energy storage innovator in Edinburgh, are pleased to report that they have been awarded the $1 million grand prize along with their Canadian partner Equilibrium Engineering for the very competitive Canada-UK Power Forward Challenge. The award was announced amid the GLOBE Forum 2022 in Vancouver by…
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EU4Energy & EUNeighbours E Join In Energy Efficiency

EU4Energy & EUNeighbours E Join In Energy Efficiency This awareness-raising campaign dedicated to energy efficiency will run between 28 April and 8 May 2022 and will evolve around Ozzy the Hamster, one of the main characters of a new comic book on energy efficiency entitled “Light Bulb”. The comic book focuses on increasing the younger…
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