Yorkshire Water wants a ‘straightforward conversation’ with customers

The water firm believes making its data public will help people think more about reducing their usage

Solar ‘makes up 99% of Feed-in Tariff installations in last year’

Despite this, photovoltaic projects made up only 80% of capacity growth

Half of Brits ‘aren’t making regular efforts to reduce energy use’

Smart Energy GB says smart meters will help change this

UK’s services and industry responsible for 30% of total energy consumption

Large businesses of more than 250 employees account for around 45% of non-domestic and non-transportation energy demand

‘Public deluded about amount they need to own and how much they waste’

Relocation firm Movinga says people must cut down on damaging levels of consumption

Londoners – stop leaving the lights on!

The capital’s inhabitants are the nation’s most likely to leave lights and appliances turned on when not in use

UK public ‘care five times more about Brexit than environment’

Around 62% of the population believe leaving the EU is the nation’s biggest challenge

World Bank announces $300m energy efficiency funding for India

The investments under the programme are expected to avoid 170 million tons of carbon dioxide being emitted

BP: Plastic bans will slow oil demand

Bans on single-use plastics will slow growth in global oil demand. That’s the forecast from BP’s latest Energy Outlook, which suggests the phasing out of plastic bottles, carrier bags and straws at both governmental and commercial levels is likely to significantly affect how the fuel source is used. Oil accounts for nearly two-thirds of the growth […]

Efficiency inaction ‘could cost businesses £7.4bn’

If UK businesses don’t take action to manage their gas and electricity consumption, they can expect to pay an extra £7.4 billion on their energy costs by 2019. That’s according to a new report from energy consultancy Inenco, which suggests rising non-commodity costs, expensive carbon pricing and a fall in renewable support scheme incentives mean […]