‘Simpler and stricter’ EU energy labels for lighting products come into effect

Under the new A-G scale, very few products are initially able to achieve the ‘A’ and ‘B’ ratings, leaving space for more efficient products to gradually enter the market

Fresh $7.5m funding for 600 energy efficient, all-electric homes in New York

The pilot project will demonstrate an approach for incorporating highly efficient, all-electric new construction or adaptive reuse projects, with the aim of building carbon neutral-ready affordable housing

Global innovators selected to pilot ‘game-changing’ energy efficient cooling tech

The programme is funded by the UK Government’s International Climate Finance, offering a total of $1.5m in grant funding for the pilot implementation

Uzbekistan and Siemens to work together on hydrogen and wind energy

They will pursue the implementation of joint projects, including building new generating facilities and power audit facilities to introduce energy efficient technologies

New York start-ups offered $10m for cleantech solutions

The New York Climate Progress Programme will provide capital investments to support firms that create low carbon goods and services

US announces $27m for advanced plastic recycling tech

The projects are expected to help improve existing recycling processes that break plastics into chemical building blocks, which can then be used to make new products

London LED traffic lights upgrade signals energy and cost savings of 75%

Siemens Mobility replaced incandescent traffic signals with energy efficient LEDs across 161 crossings and junctions throughout the capital for Transport for London

‘Corporate buildings in corona-hibernation mode are seeing a 35% drop in energy use’

That’s the suggestion from Peter Nisbet, Managing Director of Mitie Energy that spoke to ELN about the importance of managing the energy consumption of empty buildings

‘Biogas from organic waste could cover 20% of global gas fuel demand’

Organic waste ‘holds huge untapped potential to provide clean energy around the world’, according to the IEA

Could rust be the key to hydrogen production?

Researchers say a common type of rust combined with sunlight can boost low-emission hydrogen production 25-fold