Rolls-Royce invests in sustainable start-up Kowry Energy

The Berlin-based firm supports the sustainable expansion of energy infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa by combining renewable energy sources such as solar and battery storage systems

Webinar: Capitalising from clean energy: finding the right on-site solution

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Webinar: Capitalising from clean energy: finding the right on-site solution

This free webinar will be brought to you live tomorrow at 11:00AM.

Oxford Uni and Siemens score £158k funding for central energy management research

The study will focus on the university’s estate – which consumes around £1m of energy a month – on centrally managing the energy use of its 400 buildings

Virtual power plant market ‘to reach $4.5bn by 2023’

The global virtual power plant market is projected to reach $4.5 billion (£3.4bn) in the next six years. That’s an increase from $762 million (£580m) last year, with demand side response technology accounting for more than three-fifths of the global market share, according to new research. A virtual power plant is a network of decentralised […]

New district heating task force launched in UK

A new district heating task force has been launched to solve challenges faced by the sector. The Association for Decentralised Energy’s (ADE) initiative will provide recommendations on how the industry and UK Government can work together to deliver a competitive, subsidy free heat network market with strong protections for consumers. By accessing waste heat and connecting it […]

REA strengthens ties with India for decentralised energy

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India to develop decentralised energy systems. The REA and India’s non-governmental organisation Climate Parliament have partnered to develop political and commercial links between the two countries with the intention of expanding access to decentralised energy. Despite India’s renewable energy ambitions and its commitment to […]

Procter & Gamble to cut costs with on-site energy

E.ON is building an on-site energy plant for a Procter & Gamble (P&G) factory in Berlin. The company’s Gillette razor site will be powered by a combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP) plant. It will see a reduction in both carbon dioxide emissions and water consumption once the 2MW combined heat and power facility is […]

UK needs a ‘user-led’ energy policy

The UK needs a “user-led” policy which gives consumers control over their energy. Jonathan Graham, Head of Policy at the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) said the nation still has a “centralised mind-set”. He added: “We have to overcome a historical bias in the UK which is we’re used to electricity being generated very far […]

Businesses’ energy efficiency upgrades ‘invisible’

Businesses are becoming increasingly more energy efficient “but no one sees this happening”. That’s the view of Tim Rotheray, Director of the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE), whose new report highlights improved energy efficiency has helped the UK avoid building 14 new power stations. It found demand side investments such as onsite generation and efficiency […]