IKEA commits to zero emission deliveries in five cities by 2020

It will deploy 100% electric vehicle fleets in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Shanghai

Adoption of building energy management system tech surges

It uses computer systems to control, monitor, measure and optimise technical services and energy consumption

Urban climate policies ‘could avoid 1.3m deaths by 2030’

A new report suggests implementing clean approaches could also create 14 million city-based jobs

‘The UK’s energy sector is changing more rapidly than ever before’

That’s according to Ian Funnell, CEO of ABB UK, speaking to ELN Editor Sumit Bose

US energy efficiency sector now employs more than 2.2m workers

This is roughly twice as many as work in fossil fuel industries

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

Refrigerated warehouse makes cool 29% peak energy savings

Viking Cold Solutions’ technology slashed costs and consumption at the US facility

Diageo turns off the taps on water waste

The global drinks firm has improved the water efficiency of its distilleries and breweries by 40%

Could salt be the key to cheaper and more efficient batteries?

Researchers at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China and the Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics seem to think so…