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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.
taking action

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.
procurement frameworks, public sector in energy

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.
energy bills

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
solar energy farms, renewable energy, solar energy, coal

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
energy-efficient buildings

Zero emission methodology for energy-efficient buildings of the future

Peder Vejsig Pedersen from Kuben Management explains how is it possible to obtain a common standard for energy-efficient buildings of the future
energy efficiency measures

New regulations will require landlords to install energy efficiency measures

Tenants living in some of the coldest homes in England and Wales are set to benefit from amended regulations requiring landlords to install energy efficiency measures, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry announced today
energy-positive office

Turning buildings into power stations: The UK’s first energy-positive office

Dr Justin Searle at Swansea University, discusses low carbon affordable buildings and energy-positive structures.
tackle climate change

UK’s largest companies pledge hundreds of millions to tackle climate change

To mark the government's first ever Green GB & NI Week, top businesses across the UK have announced significant pledges worth hundreds of millions of pounds to tackle climate change
household products

Can we rethink how and when we access household products to tackle climate change?

The public is supportive of emission reduction strategies that are likely to bring significant changes to the way we access household products such as clothing, cars, appliances and furniture to tackle climate change, finds a new study led by Cardiff University
power-to-gas

Power-to-gas: The key enabler for a CO2-neutral energy system

In this in-depth analysis from Dr Frank Graf at the DVGW Research Center at Engler-Bunte-Institute of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), we find out that the project STORE&GO demonstrates how green methane provides a keystone for the cross-sector energy transition. We also learn that Power-to-Gas (PtG) is defined as electricity from renewable sources used to split water into hydrogen and oxygen via electrolysis

Kimmo Tiilikainen

Kimmo Tiilikainen Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland The priorities for energy and climate change in Finland and beyond
climate change in Finland

The priorities for energy and climate change in Finland and beyond

In this special interview, Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing speaks to Open Access Government about his government’s priorities for energy efficiency and climate change in Finland and beyond
Energy price cap

Energy price cap law will be in place by winter as legislation passes Parliament

Consumers are one step closer to cheaper energy bills as legislation to cap poor value energy tariffs completed its passage through Parliament yesterday (18 July 2018)

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