Fusion21 Announces £250 Million Energy Efficiency Framework

Procurement organisation and social enterprise Fusion21 has announced the launch of its national Energy Efficiency Framework – worth up to £250 Million over a four-year period. Specifically designed to meet the needs of the public sector – including housing associations, NHS trusts, bluelight organisations, education providers, local authorities and central government – the framework offers external and internal wall insulation,…

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Does the UK have a financial misconception of CHP?

Earlier this year, leading rental company Aggreko conducted research into the decentralised energy market which found that 55% of respondents believed solar had the most potential for their business whereas only 14% said combined heat and power (CHP). Aggreko states that this further highlights the market misconception around CHP not being as easy to finance – also initially highlighted by…

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Energy Assets Launches SMETS2 Smart Meter Installation Programme for Small Businesses

Energy Assets, one of Britain’s leading industrial and commercial energy services companies, is ready to bring the benefits of latest generation smart metering (SMETS2) to micro businesses up and down the country. The company, which specialises in advanced industrial and commercial metering, is now accredited by the Data and Communications Company (DCC) to help energy suppliers target non-domestic sites still…

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Can solar power survive in a world without feed-in tarrifs?

Since 2010, Government feed-in tariffs (FiTS) have provided a financial incentive for generating energy from renewable sources. Overall, the scheme has been credited with increasing demand for clean energy which, in turn, helped to stimulate investment into research and development. It’s perhaps not surprising, therefore, that many in the renewable energy sector were dismayed by the Government’s abolition of FiTS…

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Boutique hotel signals its commitment to renewable electricity with SSE Green contract

Stonehouse Court Hotel, an independent boutique hotel and part of the Bespoke group, has taken another step in its renewable journey by switching to SSE Business Energy’s flagship green energy contract. This is part of a committed sustainability drive for the award-winning Gloucestershire-based hotel, which has, with support from Green Tourism, already implemented sustainable practices across all areas of its…

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ONsite wind offers profitable carbon emission reduction – EWT

Self-consumption projects can help businesses reduce carbon emissions and manage energy costs in the face of twin trends towards higher energy bills and increasing pressure to decarbonise EWT Direct Wind, the world’s leading turbine supplier for local energy generation, has highlighted how on-site wind turbines can help businesses in the commercial and industrial sectors reduce costs and carbon emissions. With…

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TEAM Energy paves the way for accurate and transparent tenant billing with latest product launch

Energy management specialist TEAM has strengthened its software portfolio with the launch of its next generation Sigma Tenant Billing solution. The application enables organisations to accurately and efficiently apportion utility costs between tenants, cost centres or departments delivering transparent accountable billing. The flexible and reliable solution seamlessly integrates with existing energy management systems, delivering effective measurement and sophisticated bill calculation.…

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“This is your captain speaking” – can you hear me?

Located at the end of the Stansted Airport runway is a new College which opened in September 2018. A link was developed with Manchester Airport Group over a period of 5 years to secure the acre of land and get their buy-in for the proposed college. Money was raised through a joint venture to build the college; two £3.5million grants…

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Vickers endorses the Carbon Trust’s IEEA

With Phase 2 of the Carbon Trust’s Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA) now underway, Manchester’s leading supplier of energy management systems and lighting, Vickers, is strongly encouraging the partnership between developers of energy efficient technologies and companies across industrial and manufacturing sectors in order to test their technologies on-site. First launched in July last year, the competition’s aim is to target…

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