Businesses and homes urged to use rainwater harvesting

UK businesses and households are being urged to use rainwater harvesting technology to offset the rise in water bills announced yesterday. The call from energy saving advisors at Enevis follows Ofwat’s announcement of the above-inflation rise to household water bills. The regulator confirmed average household water and sewage bill would increase by 3.5% from April […]

Right policies could cut fuel usage by 50%

Fuel consumption in road vehicles could be cut in half by 2050 if the right policies are put in place. That’s according to two new reports from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which suggest tougher fuel economy standards and financial incentives could improve efficiency of vehicles. This could also help save as much as four-fifths […]

IEA issues stark warning to international summit

Governments around the world have to change policies surrounding renewable energy if we are to avoid the devastating effects of climate change. That was the message from the International Energy Agency (IEA) to the third Clean Energy Ministerial in London this morning. Richard Jones, Deputy Executive Director at the IEA told delegates: “Under current policies energy […]

World energy sector needs $46trillion makeover

Green energy policies could halve emissions by 2050, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). They suggest that to achieve this, the world’s energy sector will need a trillion dollar makeover. Their new joint report ‘Green Growth Studies: Energy’ suggests that green policies around the world, such […]