SGS urges EMEX visitors to improve energy performance and to think about ESOS compliance.

SGS urges EMEX visitors to improve energy performance and to think about ESOS compliance.

SGS, the leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, will attend this year’s Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX) on 22-23 November, providing visitors with information about the ISO 50001 energy management system (EnMS) standard and its benefit to organisations of all sizes and sectors. Organisations are becoming increasingly proactive in measuring and managing energy performance – in fact, the ISO 50001 standard has experienced a 69% increase in certifications in 2016 compared to 2015. ISO 50001…

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Public sector is coming together at EMEX to tackle head on the energy efficiency challenge.

Public sector is coming together at EMEX to tackle head on the energy efficiency challenge.

The public sector has an enormous opportunity to pollute less and save more by making quite straightforward bread-and-butter changes. Dynamic leaders within the sector are showing others the way, while public urgency over environmental causes has provided some impetus. With the continuous rise of energy price combine with a tougher competitive environment ahead after Brexit and growing legislative pressure to reduce carbon emissions, requirements to reduce energy consumption have never been so high. So why…

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Convenience is key, says E.ON in new drive to promote the freedom of electric motoring

Convenience is key, says E.ON in new drive to promote the freedom of electric motoring

Cost and carbon savings from electric vehicles are well accepted by motorists but getting more EVs on the roads will depend on making the infrastructure more convenient and customer-friendly, said E.ON as it launched a new campaign to promote the ‘freedom’ of alternatives to petrol or diesel driving. With electric vehicle targets in the UK set out until 2050, E.ON is working hard to promote the decarbonisation of transport by expanding its network of superfast…

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ABB showcases ways to make HVAC applications more efficient

ABB showcases ways to make HVAC applications more efficient

At EMEX 2017, ABB is featuring eBooks, interactive demonstrations, expertise, variable speed drives and motors, targeting ways to improve the energy efficiency and climate control of buildings. An eBook written by ABB to help users of variable speed drives (VSD) improve the energy efficiency HVAC applications will be launched at The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX), stand E20, 22-23 November, ExCel, London. It is the latest in a series of eBooks created by ABB to tackle…

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Inprova Energy publishes guide to ISO 50001

Inprova Energy publishes guide to ISO 50001

Inprova Energy has published a free guide to the ISO 50001 international energy management standard, which for certified organisations can provide full compliance with the audit requirements of the Energy Services Opportunities Scheme (ESOS). ISO 50001 enables organisations of all sizes to establish policies and processes to track, analyse and use energy more efficiently. Evidence shows that ISO 50001 accredited businesses are achieving energy performance improvements of 10 or more, often through low and no-cost…

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Cutting heat networks down to size

Cutting heat networks down to size

A well-designed heat network scheme has the potential to deliver on efficiency and provide accurate metering for end users but designing these systems correctly and ensuring they deliver real savings is crucial. Pete Mills, Commercial Technical Operations Manager at Bosch Commercial and Industrial outlines some of the potential pitfalls that need to be avoided when it comes to sizing a heat network.  The main draw of a heat network is its promise of heat provision…

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Unique new energy efficiency funding service launched

Unique new energy efficiency funding service launched

A unique new energy efficiency funding service has been launched by energy specialists JRP Solutions, in partnership with ethical investment company, Elegen, that will clear the way for organisations to deliver a multitude of energy savings that otherwise would not be achieved.  ‘In our experience the greatest barriers to implementing energy saving measures are lack of resources, funding and expertise,’ comments Jes Rutter, Managing Director, JRP Solutions. ‘This new service overcomes all these barriers by…

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GSHPA LAUNCH REALTIME CO2 CALCULATOR AND GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE AT GROUND SOURCE ENERGY EXPO 2017

GSHPA LAUNCH REALTIME CO2 CALCULATOR AND GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE AT GROUND SOURCE ENERGY EXPO 2017

The Ground Source Heat Pump Association (GSHPA) are delighted to have launched two new tools at this year’s Ground Source Energy Expo 2017 recently held in Stone: the first being a ground-breaking and unique realtime CO2 calculator; the second, a revised and user-friendly Environmental Good Practice Guide for Ground Source Heating and Cooling. Prior to the opening of the Expo, the GSHPA held their AGM and are delighted to welcome Mark Burton from Vaillant and…

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Centrica Completes Installation of Battery Storage Scheme for Gateshead Council

Centrica Completes Installation of Battery Storage Scheme for Gateshead Council

Centrica’s Distributed Energy and Power business has today (Monday) announced the installation of one of the country’s largest commercial battery storage schemes for Gateshead Council. The battery project has been designed to store or release energy for the Gateshead District Energy Centre, which opened earlier this year, and will be capable of responding to any fluctuations in demand in under a second. With a total capacity of 3MW, the state-of-the-art battery scheme is made up…

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Power quality specialist releases whitepaper urging reform

Power quality specialist releases whitepaper urging reform

Power quality specialist REO UK is urging businesses to reconsider their relationship with renewable energy. The company has released a whitepaper exploring the state of the renewable energy sector and argues that the time is ripe for organisations to think about how they can overcome problems such as the changes to feed-in tariffs, power quality problems, planning permission and the threat from cheap imports of renewable technology. The paper looks at the growth of the…

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