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18 Jul

Leased lighting schemes are a bright idea for businesses

Organisations, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), will continue to struggle with the impact of rising energy costs if a smarter approach to energy efficiency isn’t adopted. That is the message from an energy management specialist, who claims schemes like leased lighting can be a saving grace for businesses not only looking to save money,

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18 Apr

Energy consultancy warns organisations must be aware of metering regulations

An energy and environmental management consultancy is warning organisations to get informed when it comes to metering regulations to ensure they are not caught out if sanctions should come into force. Swansea-based EFT Consult, a specialist in energy management, power and indoor environmental quality, claims a lack of awareness about the Heat Network (Metering and

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Consultant, Adrian Matthews and Director, Chris Jenkins.
13 Mar

Army veteran to apply unique skillset to energy management and security

A former member of the Corps of Royal Engineers in the British Army will translate skills honed on the frontline of some of the world’s most dangerous warzones into the realm of energy, and environmental management and security, following his appointment at a leading company in this field. Adrian Matthews from Llanelli has joined Swansea-based

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28 Nov

UK Using Less Energy Despite Growing Economy

The UK is using less energy even though the economy is growing Normally the more a county grows the more energy it consumes but new figures from the Governments statistics for the BBC New shows the average person in the UK today is using 10% less electricity than five years ago. Even when there is

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17 Apr

Small businesses given boost to generate bioenergy from wetlands

Three British companies have been awarded a share of over £1.3 million to spur on innovation in turning reeds and rushes from wetlands into bioenergy, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today. Contracts have been awarded to AMW IBERS, Natural Synergies and AB Systems, as part of a Department of Energy and Climate

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17 Apr

Chair of the CFD Counterparty Company appointed

Dr Martin Read CBE has been appointed as Chair of the CFD Counterparty Company by Energy and Climate Change Secretary of State, Edward Davey. The CFD Counterparty Company is a new Government-owned company being established as part of Government’s Electricity Market Reform. Dr Martin Read will be supported in this three year role by Jim

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09 Apr

Launch of the UK Government’s Energy Paper analysing the potential impact of independence on Scotland’s consumer energy bills.

Launching the UK Government’s Energy Paper analysing the potential impact of independence on Scotland’s energy, Edward Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, made the positive case for the UK’s single energy market, showing how independence would increase people’s energy bills. Speaking to a conference of energy industry stakeholders in Edinburgh, Edward

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09 Apr

Domestic RHI launched

The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) has been launched today, offering homeowners payments to offset the cost of installing low carbon systems. The scheme is open to everyone – home owners, social and private landlords, and people who build their own homes – and is available to households both on and off the gas grid.

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08 Apr

Big six face competition inquiry

The ‘big six’ UK energy suppliers have been referred to The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) by regulator Ofgem. A report from Ofgem criticises an inadequate level of competition in the energy market with 95 percent of the UK’s energy supply currently accounted for by SSE, Scottish Power, Centrica, RWE Npower, E.ON and EDF. Click

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08 Apr

Nominations open for Energy Efficiency & Renewables Awards

Nominations have opened for this year’s Energy Efficiency & Renewables Awards. Celebrating the very best in industry, the search has now begun for a successful and innovative company, product or individual in 15 categories. Nominations will close on Monday 30 June. Brought to you for the first time by Renewable Energy Installer and Energise, the

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