Energy consultancy creates new I&C division in Preston

An award-winning energy consultancy which has grown to be one of the UK market leaders has opened a base in Preston.

Distributed energy tech ‘could save UK industrial sector £1bn a year’

If half of the businesses in the sector adopted technologies like solar and battery storage, the savings would total at least £540m annually

US 2015 energy spend ‘lowest in more than a decade’

Energy expenditure in the US in 2015 was the lowest recorded in more than a decade. Latest figures from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reveal spending for delivered energy in 2015 totalled $1.127 trillion (£0.87tn) – a 20% fall from the year before and the lowest since 2004. Around 45% of total US energy expenditure in […]

Household energy spending up by 55% over decade

Householders in the UK have seen their energy bills soar by 55% in a decade despite cutting the amount of gas and electricity they use by almost a fifth. New statistics reveal consumers spent an average of £106 a month on household energy in 2012 compared to just £69 a month in 2002 although the […]

Long-term energy contract to save UK Government £97m

The UK Government could save as much as £97 million on its energy bill under a 20-year contract formally finalised last week. The savings will be £13 million more than the previous figure expected over the life of the contract with renewable generator UK Air Products. The firm will build a £300 million waste-to-energy plant […]

Big Welsh energy users offered free energy audits

Big energy users in Wales are being offered free energy surveys to help them pinpoint ways to cut their energy bills. The Welsh Carbon Trust is fully funding the energy audits for Welsh businesses which spend more than £30,000 on energy. The Carbon Trust estimates UK firms could save over £1.6bn on their energy bills […]

Blazing efficiency measure saves fire station £3,000

Firemen are usually out saving the day – and now a Scottish fire station is set to save energy as well after installing insulation and solar panels. Property management firm MITIE has just finished building a new energy efficient accommodation block for Castlemilk Community Fire Station in Glasgow. It estimates the new energy features will […]