SSE customers ‘see £42,000 smart meter readings for a day’s worth of energy’

SSE Energy Services said the issue affected the display only, not the actual meter readings

US awards $27.5m to decarbonise water infrastructure

The projects have the potential to reduce carbon emissions and water treatment costs while improving the quality of water and equity of distribution nationwide

Aquafin signs new €100m EU loan to finance wastewater treatment

The funds will be used to continue the expansion of wastewater collection and treatment in Flanders – currently, more than 85% of all wastewater in the region is collected and treated

Ofgem proposes to make suppliers return £1.4bn credit balances to customers

That would result in around £65 per household on average being returned automatically, ensuring consumers paying by fixed direct debit do not overpay for their energy

Italy’s energy demand slumped to record lows in 2020

The country’s fall in energy demand is the highest since the Second World War, a new study finds

Utility Team launches ‘gamechanging’ energy efficiency software

Tests of the new software have shown it can reduce the energy usage of chiller systems by up to 20%

US energy consumption collapses to lowest level in three decades

The losses in electricity consumption were minimised due to an increase in residential use, a new report finds

Green gusts of wind atop Empire State

10.1 million-square-foot portfolio of the Empire State’s owner now powered by wind energy

Research reveals ways to minimise carbon emissions from Christmas dinner

Around 60% of the climate impact of foods can come from cooking, according to new research

BT and Hubbub team up for smart home technology challenge

The Smarter Living Challenge will initially work with 60 households across the UK, looking closely at attitudes, perceptions and behaviours around home energy use