New York announces new efficiency target to slash consumption by 2025

The scheme aims to incentivise building improvements such as new building retrofits, efficient appliances and innovative technologies like heat pumps

‘UK businesses could slash energy spend with small efficiency measures’

Typical small and medium-sized businesses use around 30,000kWh of power each year, costing approximately £5,250

MEPs back near zero energy buildings by 2050

Member states will be required to develop national long term strategies to support cost-saving renovation of public and private buildings

‘Voluntary approach to energy efficiency in buildings not working’

Global businesses say legislation is needed to drive change in the sector

Barclays launches UK’s ‘first’ green home mortgage

People who choose to buy energy efficient new build homes will receive discounted interest rates on two and five-year fixed mortgages

UK Government launches £6bn energy efficiency package

Two consultations have been launched on the Energy Company Obligation and Warm Home Discount schemes

Energy efficient upgrades for 1,600 Irish properties

The project is expected to help reduce energy bills for consumers and cut carbon emissions

IEA: Global carbon emissions hit record high last year

The International Energy Agency says current efforts to combat climate change are far from enough

New $102m fund to boost industrial energy efficiency in Vietnam

Industrial companies will be able to use the fund to buy energy efficient products to reduce their power use

England lags behind on keeping UK homes warm

Public investment in warm homes and insulation across England has been cut by 58% since 2012. That’s according to a new report from think tank e3g, which says improving energy efficient measures should be made a national priority. It says this is because the country has the second worst record on cold weather-related deaths out […]