US efficiency programmes save power at average cost of 2.4¢ per kWh

That’s the conclusion reached in a new study conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which observed energy efficiency measures implemented between 2012 and 2017

UK businesses lead EU nations on sustainability ambitions

More than a quarter of British firms said they are frustrated by inconsistent measurement and reporting frameworks

Global energy efficiency progress at lowest rate since 2010

Primary energy intensity, an indicator of how heavily the world’s economic activity uses energy, improved by just 1.2% in 2018

Labour Party commits to upgrade every home in the UK

The opposition party has promised the move would cut the country’s carbon dioxide emissions by around a tenth

Government launches scheme to say goodbye to energy efficiency cowboys

Its new initiative aims to ensure tradesmen installing energy efficiency measures for low-income families will have to be trusted and certified

Scottish Government ‘should invest at least £500m every year to decarbonise’

WWF Scotland and Vivid Economics say fossil fuel heating must be phased out if the country is to successfully end its contribution to climate change by 2045

New York State warms up with $4m of HVAC funding

The money is intended to help develop, commercialise and demonstrate more efficient heating and cooling systems

Exeter households offered free solar upgrades

Exeter City Council and EDF Energy are offering the renewable upgrades to households currently heated by electricity

Brexit uncertainty ‘is delaying hundreds of innovative energy projects’

Schneider Electric found almost a third of businesses say they have delayed projects in the last year as a result of political upheaval

Businesses and charities call for £1bn energy efficiency push

The Energy Efficiency First’ declaration claims this step up in financing is vital if the UK’s net-zero emission and fuel poverty targets are to be reached