Insect breeder enlists help to fight plague of rising bills

The locust and mealworm breeder Livefoods Direct has enlisted the help of an energy supplier to fight a plague of rising energy bills. Heating its four breeding centres – which supply live insect feed to the exotic reptile trade – means energy bills eat up 20% of the firms running costs. General manager Steve Evans […]

Millennium Stadium plans to slash energy costs

The Millennium Stadium is hoping to slash its energy costs after teaming up with energy management firm Orchard Energy. The home of Welsh sport, which is hosting 11 Olympic football matches this summer, hopes the partnership will improve efficiency and cut overheads at the venue. Jennifer Short at Orchard Energy said:  “Businesses like the Millennium […]

Bottle maker puts cap on energy waste

Plastic bottle manufacturer Constar has signed up with an energy manager to put in place an efficiency strategy across its European operations. Graham Hall, purchasing manager at the firm which makes bottles for Britvic and Coors, said efficiency could make the difference in a “tough” market. Mr Hall said: “We may be a big player […]