Rolls-Royce full sail ahead with energy storage for ships

The company has been delivering battery systems since 2010, however, the units were previously supplied by an external party

Harrogate pools swim towards energy savings

The borough of Harrogate in Yorkshire is swimming towards a pool-full of energy savings – after installing new software on energy meters at a string of its leisure centres. Leisure centres such as the Harrogate Hydro which has three pools are one of the borough’s biggest energy users. Swimming pools are notorious for potential energy […]

Small US businesses to save energy with $24m fund

The US Department of Energy has awarded $10 million (£6.57m) to help small businesses implement energy efficiency improvements in a bid to save energy and cut bills. The investment will be matched by at least $14 million (£9.2m) in private sector funding and will be used for six commercial building projects. This includes schools, churches, […]

‘SuMo’ smartphone app wrestles workers’ energy waste

The makers of a new smartphone app called ‘SuMo’ claim it will motivate employees to reduce waste by up to 15% – saving firms money along the way. CloudApps believes this will help firms to cut their costs by using the game’s challenges, leader boards, badges, points and a reward system. The app uses competition […]