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US coal exports reach five-year high in 2018

They have risen since 2016 as international prices have made it more economic for US producers to sell the fuel source overseas

Government consults on creation of industrial energy efficiency fund

It is inviting views on the design of the £315 million Industrial Energy Transformation Fund

Up to £6m offered to boost business energy efficiency uptake

The government is inviting applications for a share of the funding under a new competition open until 8th May 2019

UK provides £2.7m to reduce industrial energy use

Seven projects have been chosen under the first phase of the £9.2m Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator

Heavy metal emissions plummet between 2010 and 2016

The European Environment Agency says just 18 out of 978 of facilities were responsible for more than half of the sector’s environmental pressures

New $102m fund to boost industrial energy efficiency in Vietnam

Industrial companies will be able to use the fund to buy energy efficient products to reduce their power use

Siemens charges ahead with £11m battery storage partnership

Siemens has joined forces with Grid Battery Storage Limited (GBSL) as part of a £11 million partnership. They will initially work on four projects – the first at Dorking – which will have a total capacity of 22MW and are expected to go live between the summer of 2018 and early 2019. The firms will […]

Government to establish industrial energy efficiency scheme

The government plans to establish a scheme to help decarbonise the industrial sector, which currently represents nearly a quarter of UK emissions. It has already laid out specific technologies and pathways for the UK’s most carbon intensive industries to go greener while maintaining international competitiveness. The government has said the energy efficiency initiative will help […]

Vietnam lent $102m for energy efficiency

Vietnam has been granted a loan worth $102 million (£80m) to boost the adoption of energy efficient technologies. Under the project, industrial firms can access a new line of credit to fund their purchase of energy saving and production optimisation technologies, helping reduce energy use and production costs. Funding will be provided to participating financial […]

Shell to offer power to German industrial customers

Shell Energy Deutschland has announced it will be offering electricity to industrial customers in Germany this year. In recent years, the company, part of Shell Energy Europe, has introduced solutions for natural gas supply. Giorgia Arnaboldi, Managing Director for Shell Energy Deutschland said: “The addition of physical power supply to our offerings, which we aim […]