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EV chargers to be fixed not to run on peak time to help grid

EV chargers to be fixed not to run on peak time to help grid: Electric vehicle (EV) charging spots at British homes & offices will be set to turn off for 9 hours each day to avert grid congestion that can bring about blackouts. The Times reported that new rules will come into effect by…
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Smart meters & bills are at top of customers’ disputes

Smart meters & bills are at top of customers’ disputes: Billing problems, issues with smart meters as well as expense of energy are the 3 main reasons for customers’ complaining to energy firms. The most current Ofgem & Citizens Advice survey on consumer thoughts of the energy market for the 2nd quarter this year reveals…
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Ireland starts plan to help SMEs reduce energy bills

Ireland starts plan to help SMEs reduce energy bills: A new assistance scheme to assist Irish small & medium sized businesses (SMEs) take authority of their energy usage & lower their bills has been initiated. It is giving SMEs vouchers valued €2,000 (£1,720) to provide for the cost of energy audits, which will supply customised…
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Are smart meters a smart idea?

Are smart meters a smart idea? In a recent review completed by Compare the market, approximately only one in six energy deals are available for house which currently hold a smart meter. The research discovered that owners of a smart meter have a very limited range of tariffs for switching suppliers, also the average tariff…
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Ofgem suggest suppliers repay £1.4bn customer credit

Ofgem suggest suppliers repay £1.4bn customer credit: Ofgem may call on energy suppliers to give back £1.4 billion to customers in Britain because of the latest proposals to limit the amount of customer credit balances they can obtain. This would come in at about £65 per household being sent back automatically, making certain consumers that…
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Energy efficiency software launched by Utility Team

Energy efficiency software launched by Utility Team: A new software has been launched by Utility Team that helps buisnesses reduce the energy consumption of chiller cooling systems. It has been showed by tests of the Automated Response Command (ARC) energy efficiency technology that the software can deliver reductions in electricity usage between 8% and 20%.…
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US energy usage drops to lowest in 30 years

US energy usage drops to lowest in 30 years: The United States most important power use plummeted by 7.8% in 2020, the biggest year-on-year decline in power consumption in at least 30 years. Power demand from the transportation sector fell hardest another report by BloombergNEF and Sustainable energy found, slipping 14.4% as Americans drove and…
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Energy-linked CO2 emissions in Ireland fall 4.5% in 2019

Energy-linked CO2 emissions in Ireland fall 4.5% in 2019: Carbon dioxide emissions coming from energy use in Ireland fell by 4.5% in 2019. This is according to a study by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), that says that the trend is the largest yearly reduction in energy-related CO2 emissions since 2011, at the…
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£7m to help foundation industries reduce energy use

£7m to help foundation industries reduce energy use: A share of £7 million is on offer to assist foundation industries, for example, cement, ceramics, glass, paper, metals & bulk chemical sectors, to lower resource and energy use. Innovate UK, a section of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), is looking for partner investors ready to invest…
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