Switch2 Energy bags 40-year housing contract as ESCo partner

Under the contract, Switch2 Energy will design, operate and maintain the district heating scheme, which will use high efficiency Combined Heat and Power (CHP) with the option to transition to alternative low carbon energy sources in the future

EU grants €6m for energy efficient solutions

Resalta will use the grant to evolve from being a start-up and implement a business plan for greener services

Boarding school enrols help for £2m energy saving project

A Dorset boarding school is getting a new boarder – of sorts – which it hopes will cut its energy bills by £130,000 a year. St Mary’s in Shaftesbury is beginning a £2 million energy saving and carbon cutting project, paid for through an ESCO – an investor-funded, shared savings model. The independent Catholic school […]

Devon Council hopes energy cost savings make splash

A local council is in line to save up to a third on its energy costs and more than 690 tonnes of carbon emissions every year as part of a new energy efficiency programme. Mid Devon Council has installed a wood chip boiler for its heating needs at its leisure centre, vending machine controls that […]

The future of Energy Performance Contracts?

We speak to University of London’s Ian Lane