Best Buy targets 75% emissions reductions by 2030

The electronics retailer has also pledged to help consumers reduce their emissions by 20% and save $5bn during that period

Mexico’s streetlights to go green – not that Mexico!

The small town in Maine, US, aims to replace its existing lamps with energy-efficient LED fixtures

Kingston Uni masters energy efficiency with student halls revamp

French utility ENGIE has been announced as the preferred bidder for the £195m redesign and refurbishment project

NHS trusts get cash injection for efficiency measures

The funding will primarily be used to install low carbon LED lighting

Cod LEDs have their plaice in energy efficient fishing?

Green or blue LEDS could replace energy-intensive incandescent lighting used to lure fish towards bait

EU bans halogen bulbs in favour of greener LEDs

LEDs are more expensive in the short-term but cheaper over an extended period

Upgrading outdated energy tech ‘could heal NHS spend by £260m a year’

If just half of NHS trusts adopted distributed energy solutions, they are expected to save at least £130m a year

IEA: Only four out of 38 clean technologies on track to meet sustainability goals

Most technologies will not meet the climate, energy access and air pollution targets under its Sustainable Development Scenario

Energy efficiency upgrades for government buildings in Ireland

Up to €4 million (£3.6m) is being provided to improve the energy efficiency of government buildings across Ireland. It is part of a new pilot scheme aimed at reducing the energy dependency of public buildings and cutting costs. The buildings selected for the project are those that already have energy management awareness programmes in place […]

Calls for all cities to adopt LED streetlights by 2025

If the entire world switched to LEDs, lighting’s share of power consumption would fall from 15% to 8%. That’s according to Philips Lighting, which has called for all cities to adopt 100% LED street lighting by 2025. There are approximately 300 million streetlights across the world – only a tenth have undergone energy efficient upgrades […]