energy efficiency

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17 08 2022 | 16:22

Climate bill could slash US emissions by 40% after historic Senate vote

The US is, after decades of political rancor and fossil fuel industry obfuscation, almost certain to make its first significant attempt to tackle the climate crisis. Experts say it will help rewire…

12 07 2022 | 07:42

EGYPT: Elsewedy accelerates on renewable energy with $150 million credit

Egypt's Elsewedy Electric is getting a $150 million loan to develop renewable energy in Africa. This loan is granted by First Abu Dhabi Bank, Europe Arab Bank and the International Finance…

12 07 2022 | 07:30

EGYPT: Taqa inaugurates solar power plant in Soma Bay and signs up for desalination

The Egyptian company Taqa Arabia is commissioning a solar photovoltaic plant in Soma Bay, a resort on the Red Sea in Egypt. In the wake of the plant's inauguration, Taqa has signed an agreement to…

12 07 2022 | 06:58

It’s democracy v plutocracy – this is the endgame for our planet

It feels like the end game. In the US last week, the third perverse and highly partisan supreme court decision in a few days made American efforts to prevent climate breakdown almost impossible.…

02 06 2022 | 10:14

Sunak’s UK oil subsidy could have insulated 2m homes, says thinktank

Billions of pounds given away in a tax break for UK oil and gas exploitation could have permanently cut the energy bills of 2m homes by £342 a year if invested in insulation measures, according to a…

31 10 2021 | 20:32

Super cool building materials prove powerful arsenal against climate change

New building materials that reflect rather than absorb solar energy can reduce peak temperatures in our cities by up to four degrees.  New building materials that reduce urban temperatures, and…

16 09 2021 | 12:44

DNV warns ‘green’ electrification will not be enough to reach net zero target by 2050

The DNV report states the world would still not achieve the Paris Agreement goals, even if all electricity is ‘green’ from now on, due to the slow scaling of alternative green energy resources. DNV’…

03 08 2021 | 10:18

UK Landlords call for bespoke financial package to support energy efficiency upgrades

Just five per cent of private rented households have received government help to fund energy efficiency measures despite having the greatest need. The National Residential Landlords Association is…

23 07 2021 | 10:32

UK Government and Ofgem unveil new plan for smart technologies and data to future-proof UK energy

The UK Government and Ofgem have announced plans for smart technologies to help consumers cut their bills and boost energy efficiency. Published jointly by the government and Ofgem, the Smart…

08 02 2021 | 15:04

Reentering The Paris Agreement: Choose Efficiency.

There’s something about Paris. There’s something about Paris. Withdrawing the United States from the landmark international climate accord was one of President Donald Trump’s first actions when he…

16 11 2020 | 07:19

Investigation of the operational performance and efficiency of an alternative PV + PCM concept.

  A very recent paper of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Lab (ReSEL) is recently published in the Solar Energy, Vol. 211, 15 Nov. 2020, Pp 1283-1300   "Investigation of the operational…

06 10 2020 | 11:15

Economics Alone Could Drive Greece to a Future Powered by Renewables.

Greece can transform its power system away from heavy reliance on fossil fuels to potentially become one of the leaders of the energy transition in Europe by 2030, according to BloombergNEF’s (BNEF)…

03 09 2020 | 08:32

Researchers will develop a technology heat mitigation plan for one of the world's hottest cities.

Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Royal Commission has engaged UNSW’s High Performance Architecture team to reduce the city’s temperatures and make it more sustainable. The Royal Commission for Riyadh has…

23 07 2020 | 19:30

UK energy efficiency push offers just a third of the investment needed, says report.

IPPR says 12m homes will need to be refitted to meet net-zero targets but £3bn earmarked is not nearly enough. The government’s new plans to upgrade the energy efficiency of homes will make only a…

12 07 2020 | 09:09

LEAK: ‘Efficiency first’ is top priority of draft EU energy strategy.

Efficiency must be at the core of Europe’s energy policy, the European Commission says in a draft policy document outlining its vision of a more agile, low-carbon energy system powered chiefly by…

03 06 2020 | 10:44

Webinar June 9th: Check the performance of your solar sensors from the comfort of your own home.

Looking for an easy way to analyze the performance of your solar sensors? Join our webinar on Tuesday June 9th at 10:00 (CEST) and discover our online Solar Sensor Check!

25 04 2020 | 12:38

UNECE Shares Energy-Efficiency Best Practices throughout Europe.

  STORY HIGHLIGHTS -To help countries deliver on climate and environmental targets related to buildings, the report shares best practices on adopting, implementing, and enforcing energy efficiency…

13 04 2020 | 08:20

EU urged to bring building ‘renovation wave’ into recovery plan.

The European Commission should make its future pandemic recovery plan conditional on commitments to the green transition, says Bendt Bendtsen, a former MEP who is now leading a Danish interest group…

04 02 2020 | 16:01

Energy efficiency slows climate change, saves money. Why haven’t we embraced it more?

The choices we make in the next decade will either lock us into a future of fossil fuel dependence or transition us toward a clean energy future. Energy efficiency has the power to replace dirty…

03 02 2020 | 09:44

BMW Group pushes low-emission transport logistics.

BMW Group joins “Getting to Zero Coalition”. The objective: decarbonisation of international maritime shipping.