Almost a quarter of UK universities are expected to miss the higher education (HE) sector’s carbon reduction targets for 2020 according to People and Planet, which has blamed the removal of government and funding council support for ‘dwindling’ performance.
Only 5% of professionals responsible for procurement of energy consuming equipment are highly confident in energy saving claims made by manufacturers, according to a new report identifying a series of barriers to increasing levels of energy efficiency.
UK businesses must change their perception of energy efficiency if technologies and professionals in the space are to achieve their potential, experts contributing to round table discussions have concluded.
Liam Stoker looks at how the Department of Energy and Climate Change is celebrating Energy Saving Week without actually promoting the saving of energy.
The UK’s energy efficiency and electric vehicle markets look set to receive significant boosts through deals signed as part of the country’s trade deal with China, valued at hundreds of millions of pounds.
Renewable energy utilities Ecotricity and Good Energy have topped a consumer poll carried out by Which? magazine to determine the best and worst utilities in the UK.
The University of Dundee has invested almost £70,000 in three new electric vans, an electric car and 12 electric bikes in order to cut its carbon footprint.
Newcastle University has switched on its energy storage test bed which will store energy from the local grid and test various different technologies.