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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Storage is a smart energy solution

By John Hudson, Managing Director, Boston Renewables Many experts agree that the solution to the future of Britain’s energy supply is not just the development of more generation, but the intelligent use of existing generation capacity to balance the peaks and troughs of supply and demand. A correctly balanced National Grid will work better and help to control electricity price…

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Energy Minister to address Britain’s biggest energy challenge at 2016 Heat Conference

Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Minister of State for Energy, will address Britain’s biggest energy challenge at the forthcoming Heat Conference. Heat accounts for almost one half of UK energy costs and the cost of heat continues to rise. Britain faces an urgent challenge in transforming how homes, offices and industry are heated; in its recent report Next Steps for UK Heat Policy,…

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Energys boiler management controls boost Devon schools’ economy drive

Hyde Park Junior and Infant Schools in Plymouth were equipped with four Energys Dynamic Burner Management Units in just a single half-day of work. From low-consumption lighting infrastructures to more acutely optimised heating systems, schools and colleges of higher education throughout the UK are beginning to reap the benefits of technologies designed to boost operational efficiencies and reduce energy bills.…

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District Heating Network Completes at £330m Campus

The University of Northampton is relocating to its new £330m Waterside Campus, located on a 58 acre brownfield site, and Vital Energi have completed the 1,600m district heating network which will carry low-carbon heat and hot water throughout the campus. The £1.25 million design and build contract was scheduled for 35 weeks and Vital were responsible for delivering the district…

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Hanwell technology chosen by The National Trust to protect Britain’s industrial heritage

Quarry Bank Mill in Styal, Cheshire is one of the best-preserved textile mills of the Industrial Revolution and now forms part of one of Britain’s greatest heritage sites, supported by a unique and nationally significant archive and collection and cared for by the National Trust, showing how a complete industrial community lived, and how society changed forever. Designated as a…

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The top 10 things to consider when looking at Lithium-ion batteries

The myriad of choices to be made from a facilities management perspective regarding effective energy management means it can be confusing as to which route or decision to make. One such area is establishing an effective uninterruptible power supply (UPS) to ensure business continuity and assured uptime. While many aspects of technology for uninterruptible power supplies have rapidly advanced, one…

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Voltage optimisation – a facility manager’s energy saving ally

Following the mandatory energy usage audits recently carried out by qualified assessors as part of the Environment Agency’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), voltage optimisation emerged as one of the technologies most regularly recommended to companies as a viable solution to reduce energy consumption levels. This article explains why, on the back of the recent ESOS audits, it is important…

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