Energy-smart firms ‘twice as likely to be doing well in their market’

As well as these firms making more money, around 41% said they had seen significantly reduced energy costs

Scotland announces first Energy Strategy

Scotland has set a target to produce at least half of its energy from renewable sources by 2030. The country’s first official Energy Strategy, announced yesterday, also outlines a goal to improve national energy productivity by at least 30% by the same date. It says it will achieve this by investing around £80 million in […]

Hungary’s energy efforts ‘strong but more competition needed’

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has praised Hungary’s efforts and highlighted the need for more competition in the sector. The country’s National Energy Strategy to 2030 aims to ensure a sustainable and secure energy sector while supporting the competitiveness of the economy. The IEA says it was successful in developing wholesale markets for gas and […]

Scotland ‘must take chance to go green’

The Scottish Government must grasp the opportunity to transform the country’s energy sector. That is according to Scotland’s Future Energy Taskforce, a group of industry professionals and academics who have laid out a series of recommendations to the nation’s leaders ahead of the release of the new energy strategy. The taskforce says 2030 is a vital “staging point” on the […]

Morocco ‘must boost energy efficiency’

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is calling on Morocco to reinforce its current energy efficiency strategy through “clear regulation and incentives”. In its latest in-depth review of the nation’s energy strategy, it is also urging the nation to maintain recent progress in reducing fossil fuel subsidies and believes it has “impressive” potential in both wind […]

Guest Blog: Dave Cockshott – Where’s the energy gone from politics?

The final party conferences before the General Election are over and Dave Cockshott, Director at Inenco, is left scratching his head. The party conference season is nearly over, and as we mull over what policies and promises were set out with just eight months to go to an election, it’s worth reflecting what this could […]

Guest Blog: npower’s Tony Slade on Energy Solutions Strategy

Tony Slade is Head of npower’s Energy Solutions division, working with industrial and commercial customers to help them to integrate energy solutions that optimise business energy costs. Here he shares his thinking behind adopting the most effective approach. Why every company needs an energy solutions strategy Optimising energy use is a new concept for many […]

Public Sector Energy Strategy Workshops

Energy Live News can announce two special workshops in conjunction with the CIPFA Procurement & Commissioning Network to support discussion, debate and delivery of an effective energy procurement strategy that will help you take control of your growing energy expenditure. In today’s energy market, gas and electricity prices can fluctuate by alarming levels and with […]

H.J. Heinz to speak at Energy Live 2012

Paul Fitzgerald, Global Category Leader – Energy, H.J. Heinz will be highlighting the way the company has moved energy into the central thinking of it’s business strategy and helped to integrate the various departments such as procurement, sustainability and facilities so there is one approach and a streamlined decision making process. His talk, entitled “Changing […]