IKEA’s charity arm powers Indian hospital with solar energy

This is a part of a $2.3 million programme, which aims to help rural hospitals in India and East Africa access to sustainable and reliable sources of power

Bloom Energy builds fuel-cell microgrids for hospitals in California

The company says the servers will reduce air pollution by more than 99% compared with existing combustion-based power generation sources

Saudi energy firm helps build mobile hospital for pandemic

The fully-equipped facility is part of the nation’s commitment to minimising Covid-19 casualties and is scheduled to start operations within 70 days of construction starting

Engie Italy offers free electricity to 93 hospitals

It will provide six months of free energy to hospitals in Italy that wish to expand to fight Covid-19

INEOS to ‘build three hand sanitiser factories in ten days’

The company will produce one million bottles of hand sanitiser per month from each of three new European facilities

“Solar energy, I presume…”

Zambia’s Chitambo Hospital, founded in the name of Dr Livingstone, is to install photovoltaic panels

Energy efficiency prescription to save Dublin hospital €26m

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

Two hospitals to save £13.4m with CHP units

An NHS Trust is expected to save more than £13.4 million thanks to two new combined heat and and power (CHP) plants. Vital Energi has signed a contract with Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to install a 2.5MW CHP system which will be integrated into the existing electrical, heating and hot water systems at the […]

Syrian solar saves lives in war-torn hospitals

A new solar project in Syria is saving lives by providing a hospital with reliable access to electricity. The Union of Medical Care and Relief Organisations’ (UOSSM) 480-panel project is the first of its kind in the country and aims to reduce the hospital’s dependence on diesel generators, following major sections of the country’s electrical […]

NHS ‘could save millions by comparing energy costs’

The NHS could save “several hundred million pounds” on energy bills if hospitals compared their energy costs. That’s according to the latest NHS interim evaluation: ‘Review of Operational Productivity in NHS providers’. The paper states: “During a recent merger between two NHS providers, it became apparent one provider’s energy costs were much greater than the other’s.” […]