Coffee giant Starbucks has expanded its 100% renewable energy target to include all of its company-owned stores in Europe.
UK businesses have maintained a leading level of take-up of energy and environmental management systems (EMS) standards according to new figures released by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
Clean Energy News talks to Open Energi's David Hill about the ever-increasing potential of demand side response technologies and how storage can allow companies to "go deeper" with their demand management.
The European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE) has ramped up the rhetoric ahead of the European Commission’s energy efficiency legislation release next month.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched the first part of a £320 million scheme designed to support the deployment of district heating networks across the UK.
Solar PV, LED lighting and in-house sustainability competitions contributed towards a 10% fall in energy consumption.
Local authority expert Stephen Cirell delves into the increase in rateable values attached to rooftop solar and discusses the system behind them, and what it means for local authorities.
The government has acknowledged that UK businesses need more support to decarbonise and has pledged to bring forward a range of policies in the forthcoming national carbon emissions plan.
The need for far greater energy efficiency policy across non-residential building stock has been exposed across three new reports from the government’s climate change watchdog, which has claimed the UK is on course to reach just half of its emissions targets by 2030.
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Businesses choosing to buy renewable electricity is not a new thing, but the market has grown increasingly complex in recent years. Mike Shirley, head of marketing at SmartestEnergy, discusses why transparency and clarity are vital to the growth of renewable supply.
- Forster Energy and REI partner up to offer solar PPAs in Scotland
- Irish utility ESB makes solar developer investment
- BiFacial Technology – getting behind solar
- Foresight raising £32 million to buy 82MW before year’s end
- Oxford Photovoltaics secures £8.7 million to further develop perovskite thin-film technology
Ireland’s accelerated capital allowances (ACA) scheme is to be extended to sole traders for the first time, allowing them to write off the cost of purchasing certain energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
An early day motion calling on the government to halt proposed changes to business rates attached to rooftop solar installations has received significant, cross-party support.
The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has collaborated with the Energy Services and Technology Association (ESTA) to produce a new guide to help companies comply with the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).
Almost three quarters of SMEs would like to see greater commitment to renewables from their energy suppliers according to a new study which also found that only a small proportion highly rate the support and options for renewable energy they currently receive.
Businesses in Northern Ireland will be able to continue to secure funds to purchase energy efficiency solutions after the Carbon Trust was awarded a new contract to extend Invest NI’s 0% APR Energy Efficiency Loan Fund for at least two more years.
The renewable energy industry needs to unite to pressure government to provide clarity over the future of UK policy following the Brexit vote, according to REA chief executive Nina Skorupska CBE who delivered a keynote speech on the second day of Clean Energy Live.
The minister for energy and intellectual property delivered one of her first speeches to industry at Solar Energy UK | Clean Energy Live 2016 on Wednesday 5 October after being appointed just a few months ago.