Nottingham Council gushes about potential savings with self-supply water licence

The council’s Energy Services team will take over responsibility for its water services from 14th August

Welsh Water hopes to make a splash with £440k annual savings

It has signed a three-year contract with Veolia, which is assisting the water company with identifying, delivering and maintaining cost savings

Domestic efficiency measures ‘pay for themselves 12 years faster than renewables’

New research highlights how the average renewable installation, such as rooftop solar panels or mini wind turbines, takes 21 years and three months before it starts to make a saving

Waitrose cuts energy use in its stores by 40% with new fridge tech

The supermarket giant is making the saving by having introduced new open-fronted fridge technology from Wirth Research

Ofgem confirms plans to slash returns for energy network companies

National Grid is ‘disappointed’ with the proposals and the Energy Networks Association says they will have ‘damaging impacts’

Centrica
Centrica warns of ‘challenging’ start to the year

The energy giant said factors such as the default tariff cap, warm weather and falling natural gas prices have caused more difficult trading conditions than it hoped for

Printing
Sustainable print facility recycles its way to $200k profit

Minneapolis-based Bolger uses a range of innovative measures to reduce its environmental impact

Government seeks views on improving business smart meter benefits

The rollout is expected to help businesses save around £1.4bn on energy by 2030

Digital energy infrastructure
Businesses slash energy use by a quarter with digital upgrades

Schneider Electric says digitisation can be used to improve efficiency, reliability, safety and sustainability

Veolia and Anglian Water target £1m savings

The firms say improved energy management can significantly reduce the water company’s carbon footprint