Complete Energy Solutions for Facility Managers

Dr. Alex Mardapittas, CEO of leading energy storage and voltage optimisation brand Powerstar, discusses the importance of multifaceted technologies as a way to maximise and future proof energy efficiency investments.  Investments into energy efficiency solutions continue to become increasingly important to businesses as energy costs continue to rise and more legislation, regulations and government incentives are established to tackle CO2…

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New real-time energy optimisation technology delivers savings beyond controllable load

A Sheffield-based energy solutions company has launched its real-time energy optimisation technology VISTA offers ‘new ways of seeing’ for energy professionals. In fact, it takes energy savings and carbon reduction to a new level by adding an additional layer of intelligence to a building management system (BMS).  The result is a step-change improvement in energy visibility, optimised building control –…

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How to avoid new non-energy charges

Non-energy costs are rising fast and are set to increase with the changes to excess capacity charges that could sting the unsuspecting energy buyer. Richard Smith, Director of Business Strategy for Inprova Energy, explains. Third party, non-energy costs can now account for up to 60% of a total electricity bill. They apply to distribution and network charges for delivering electricity,…

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Are You Ready For The Changes To The Gas Appliances Directive?

The Gas Appliances Directive (GAD) is changing.  From 21st April 2018 all products in the market will have to comply with the new Gas Appliance Regulation (GAR).  Nick Winton, Divisional Manager for Nortek Global HVAC UK Ltd explains more about the changes and the absence of any transition period.  The EU GAD is changing and will be replaced by the…

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2G Energy launches low-emission CHP systems

20kWe to 240kWe units achieve NOx reduction of up to 90% 2G Energy, an internationally leading manufacturer of combined heat and power (CHP) plants, has launched a new range of low-emission systems. Ranging from 20kWe to 240kWe, the systems emit 90 percent less Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) compared with standard (500mg) units. In many areas of the UK, levels of air…

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Imtech and Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust Collaborate to Successfully Deliver Energy Savings

Imtech and Harrogate District Hospital have recently unveiled a new Energy Centre, following a programme of improvements to the mechanical and electrical infrastructure. The enhanced systems will deliver guaranteed savings of over £15m in the next 25 years (approx. £635,000 per annum) directly benefitting frontline care for the hospital. Over the last 18 months Harrogate’s Estates Team and Imtech’s engineering…

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Hydrogen project advances clean energy deployment

The successful installation of the hydrogen technologies at the Levenmouth Community Energy Project represents the dawn of a new energy era, according to specialists Logan Energy. The Edinburgh-based company has designed, supplied and installed a state-of-the-art hydrogen-based energy storage systems and two mobile hydrogen vehicle refuelling units at Methil, in Fife, Scotland. The renewables industry is becoming increasingly important to…

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£9 Million Trigeneration scheme for Veterinary Campus

The University of Edinburgh is set to harness the power of trigeneration in a new £9 million energy project which will revolutionise the way they produce heating, cooling and electricity at their Easter Bush Veterinary Campus. The system, which is being delivered by Vital Energi, will capture the waste heat created during electricity generation and use it to produce heating…

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Energy Assets Gets Tactical to Tackle Energy Waste

Energy Assets, one of Britain’s leading multi-utility networks, metering services and control companies, has launched a tactical tool to help industrial and commercial organisations identify energy waste that could potentially be costing them millions of pounds each year. The analytical tool, developed to complement the company’s AMRdna service, powered by kWIQly, crunches half-hourly metered gas and electricity data to measure…

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