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Electric cars and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles

Chris Richards, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) argues that Electric cars and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles need to be fully embraced.
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The history of the electric vehicles industry: What next?

Here with Volkswagen Dealer, Vindis, explore what other developments the electric vehicles industry is experiencing and what effects they are having as a whole.
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Bridging the gap to a decentralised energy future

Aggreko’s Managing Director of Northern Europe, Chris Rason, provides his thoughts on bridging the gap when it comes to a decentralised energy future in the UK.
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The advantages of using smart technologies to help commercial buildings

Frankie Bryon, Sustainability Surveyor at LSH discusses why smart technologies can help commercial buildings improve on sustainability as well introduce other benefits that include promoting health and wellbeing and enable agile working.
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The future of electric commercial vehicles

Here, Simone Bruckner, director of Cressall, explains how energy captured through regenerative braking can be used effectively in electric commercial vehicles.
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How can the energy efficiency of solar cells be increased?

Researchers found that the energy efficiency of solar cells and light-sensing tech can be improved by taking advantage of an unusual property caused by deformations and structural defects.
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How energy efficient is your local supermarket?

Here, Sarah Anderson investigates the energy efficiency of your local supermarket, touching on the urgency of climate change, global examples and what's happening in the UK.
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Ways to reduce your energy bills

We all want to save money, right? For some it’s to afford those little luxuries in life, while for others it’s a necessity to get by. Worryingly, surveys show that six million Brits fear they’ll never get rid of their debt and a quarter are struggling to make ends meet each month
green mortgages

£5 million government funding awarded to develop green mortgages

Households could cut mortgage rates, save money on their energy bills and reduce emissions under new funding to roll out green mortgages.
Respond Project

RESPOND Project – Active Demand Management Solution

Demand response for all! The RESPOND Project, developing integration of an Active Demand Management solution for residential areas.
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Revealed: The best and worst areas for energy efficiency

Everest study analyses 15,623,536 home Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) across the country to reveal the best and worst rated areas for energy efficiency.
waste thermal energy

Waste thermal energy recovery and conversion

Professor Savvas Tassou, Brunel University London, discusses how waste thermal energy recovery and conversion to electrical energy can contribute to the decarbonisation of energy intensive industries.
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Canada: Reducing emissions and taking action on climate change

Patricia Fuller, Canada’s Ambassador for Climate Change, explains how Canada is taking action to reduce emissions and tackle climate change.
Energy Efficiency Directive

A view on the revised Energy Efficiency Directive

The revised Energy Efficiency Directive is placed under the spotlight here by Miroslav Poche MEP from the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament.
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Procurement frameworks: The role of the public sector in energy demand

Adam Garbutt, CCS Category Lead for Utilities & Fuels (Strategic) at Crown Commercial Service – HELGA explains the role of the public sector when it comes to tackling the so-called ‘energy trilemma’ in terms of procurement frameworks.
the hydropower industry, global warming UK

Inside the Hydropower industry

Climate change is a pressing issue: visible effects such as 2018’s summer heatwave are hard evidence of this, leading us to environmental game-changers such as Hydropower.
rail schemes

Five carbon-cutting rail schemes awarded multi-million funding

Five projects have been chosen for development funding in the Department for Transport’s (DfT's) First of a Kind (FOAK competition, which focuses on innovative rail schemes that can cut the carbon footprint of the UK’s railways.
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Are solar energy farms the answer to renewable energy?

"Government are planning to close all coal power stations.” So it is time to enter a new era of renewable energy and solar energy farms could be the answer.
home energy

How to keep your home energy efficient

With a hike in home energy prices and the need to preserve resources, it is time to become energy efficient to cut bills and protect the future of the planet.
EPC rating

Can renewable technologies affect an EPC rating?

There is global concern about the efficiency with which energy resources are used, especially in light of issues such as global warming. The UK government is joining with counterparts to focus on how this efficiency can be improved

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