UK plant research facility granted £829k for succulent energy savings

The facility enables researchers to grow crops in environments that are similar to the majority of global climate conditions

Energy upgrades to save Bolton NHS Trust £800k a year

The project is also expected to reduce carbon emissions by 34%

Energy efficiency prescription to save Dublin hospital €26m

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital expects to make the savings following a number of upgrades

Energy savings of 20% to land at Dubai Airports’ facilities

It is implementing energy efficiency measures at Terminals 1, 2 3 and Concourse B at Dubai International

UK farmers beef up energy savings

A beef farmer in Yorkshire has save more than £40,000 on energy bills after installing a solar power system and batteries. David Brown installed an Outback Power 6kW inverter and charging system, solar panels and batteries with the help of off-grid energy solutions firm Xerogrid. That has led to an 80% reduction in energy bills […]

Eight energy saving myths costing your business

How much can your business save by ignoring some of the myths surrounding energy efficiency? We debunk nine common misconceptions about energy saving. THAT LIGHTBULB MOMENT If you are suddenly inspired to save energy by leaving a light on when you’re dashing from a room, think again. It’s actually best to turn it off. Leaving […]

Energy efficiency helps UK property giants save £16m

The UK’s leading property owners have seen £16 million in energy savings since 2011 as a result of making their buildings greener. According to new figures from the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP), a collaboration of 28 property giants, they have also reduced energy usage by a total of 145GWh. Some of the BBP members include […]

£100k energy savings land at Belfast Airport

Belfast International Airport is flying high as it has saved more than £100,000 on energy. The savings were made after 10 months of operation of a solar power plant at Crookedstone Road. It is buying clean electricity from the 4.83MW plant through a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Lightsource Renewable Energy. The project is […]

LEDs to light up Indian streets and homes

Millions of energy efficient lights are to be installed in streets and homes across India. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a $200 million (£160m) loan to finance the installation of LEDs as well as energy efficient water pumps. The project is expected to lead to energy savings of […]

Kazakhstan loaned £21.7m for heat meters in homes

Kazakhstan has received a $27 million (£21.7m) loan to install heat meters in residential buildings. The finance from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is intended to continue supporting the nation’s goal to improve its energy efficiency and sustainability credentials, known as the ‘green economy’ strategy. Kazakhstan is a country of extreme temperatures – freezing winters can drop to […]