New industry guide published on energy efficiency engagement
The Carbon Trust and Smart Energy GB have teamed up to publish a new guide for businesses to increase energy efficiency awareness in the workplace.
The employers’ guide to smart meters and energy efficiency awareness at work and at home
This document provides guidance and materials for running an energy efficiency awareness campaign at work, including practical advice to employees on how they can benefit from getting a smart meter and saving energy at home.
P272: The new regulation that could prove vital for business energy efficiency
Large businesses are being urged to seize the opportunity of gaining a more detailed and accurate breakdown of their energy consumption as an important new regulation comes into effect on Saturday (1 April).
Report: Businesses could be overpaying £500m on energy bills
UK businesses could be losing out on more than £500m in inaccurate charges and miscalculated utility bills, according to new research.
Get REAL: Framework launched to place people at the heart of smart city transition
As digitalisation streamlines the way that humans interact with the cities that they live in, a new framework has been launched to ensure that local authorities and policy makers place people at the heart of the smart city transition.
Brits back smart meter rollout, survey finds
The vast majority of the UK population with a smart meter are in high approval of the technology, according to new research from the independent body in charge of the British rollout.
Big data will drive consumer demand for sustainability, claims ScottishPower Renewables
EXCLUSIVE: The decarbonisation of Britain's energy sector will require greater innovation and consumer engagement levels to ignite an increased demand for low-carbon products, systems and infrastructure - with big data well-equipped to instigate the transformation.
Business leaders recognise 'incredible opportunities' of smart energy technology
The vast majority of Britain's business leaders have given their backing to the rollout of smart technology across the country, according to new research.
IoD attacks 'complex and costly' smart meter rollout
The Institute of Directors has attacked the smart meter rollout for being too complex and costly, insisting the government "urgently review" the benefits of going ahead with the rollout which looks "very unlikely" to meet its 2020 target.
UK's smart city transition 'essential' to combating rising energy demand
A surge in urban expansion, economic growth and the integration of new technology will lead to UK cities embracing renewable energy sources as part of a transition to smart cities, in order to cope with growing energy demand.
SMEs urge Government to provide energy efficiency grants
A large proportion of Britain's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) believe that the Government should provide grants towards the installation costs of energy efficiency measures, according to a survey from the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC).
New app could cut domestic energy use by 10%
A new app that can reportedly cut household energy use by 10% is being rolled out to 200,000 Swedish homes.
Vodafone slashes emissions impact with Internet of Things
Vodafone has helped save its customers more than 3.5m tonnes of CO2e thanks to its ability to connect devices and share information through the Internet of Things (IoT).
ESOS opportunity will empower energy managers, says Northern Rail
EXCLUSIVE: Implementing energy-saving initiatives highlighted by the Government's Energy Savings Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) should be a 'no-brainer' for businesses, according to the energy and environment manager at Northern Rail.
Public confidence rising that the UK can 'keep the lights on'
The number of people identifying energy supply as one of the top three issues facing Britain has fallen by a third since March 2014, to 21%.
'Time running out' for UK smart meter rollout
An £11bn Government plan to install smart meters in every UK home and small business by 2020 is in danger of becoming a 'costly failure', MP's have warned.
Edie explains: Non-domestic smart meters
Smart meters are the next generation of gas and electricity meters. But what are the business benefits of using them? How expensive and complicated are they? And are you obliged to have one in your organisation? edie explains...
Resource efficient business models: the roadmap to resilience and prosperity
This report sets out the Aldersgate Group’s views on how government and others can show real leadership in transforming the economy of the UK into one that is fit for our resource-constrained future.
Report: Councils should aim higher on tower block efficiency
Retrofitting residential tower blocks can help the environment and alleviate fuel poverty for some of society's poorest member, says a new report from environmental think-tank The Green Alliance.
UK SMEs 'missing out' on big energy bill savings
Time-pressured SMEs across the UK might be missing out on potential savings on their energy bills, even though cost of energy is the most important consideration for them when choosing a supplier.
Asda to rollout new smart meter technology
Asda has become the latest supermarket chain to make use of more advanced energy management software with a new monitoring system being implemented at 660 stores nationwide.
Big Energy Vision: Nationwide campaign launched to encourage greener thinking
Kingfisher, Global Action Plan and the National Trust are among a host of big businesses and charities that have united to launch a major campaign which encourages UK households to control rising energy bills and reduce emissions.