NHS Trust challenges £35k energy overcharge

An NHS Trust in Lanarkshire was overcharged £35,089 on its energy bill. The Trust discovered the huge mistake after switching energy supplier. The large sum had mounted up on a series of bills and was only noticed after reviewing final meter readings and meter readings from the new supplier. Electricity can make up more than […]

Schools, hospitals & factories saved from energy tax burden

Certain schools, hospitals and factories which have their own back-up power using oil, gas or coal will be saved from a new energy tax in the new financial year. Organisations which use fossil fuels in stand-by power stations or combined heat and power (CHP) plants generating less than 2 megawatts (MW) will not have to […]

EU energy plans could cost NHS £70m

New EU plans to encourage countries to cut energy use could cost the NHS millions, according to a group that speaks for the health service. The NHS Confederation issued the warning ahead of a vote on the EU’s energy efficiency directive, taking place today, which aims to reduce Europe’s primary energy consumption by 20% by […]

Contract wins continue to roll in for MTEM systems

Business is positively buzzing for Marshall-Tufflex Energy Management, which has secured a number of high profile contracts for its technologically advanced power saving/sub-metering systems for installations ranging from hospitals to a prison, library, council offices, motorcycle showroom and even an ice cream manufacturer. The company’s Voltis voltage optimisation system has recently been specified by local […]