New software to help with carbon reduction commitment

TEAM will be showcasing their comprehensive CRC Software package live at both The Energy Event and The Carbon Show this year. Live demonstrations will include a presentation about CRC legislation. The carbon reduction commitment software guides users through data validation, registration and annual reports as well as forecasting how many carbon allowances need to be […]

Animal feed manufacturer saves 30 per cent on electricity bills

Leading British manufacturer of pig and poultry compound feed, ABN, has cut its electricity bills by 30 per cent The company which produces 1.7 million tonnes of feed per annum from its ten mills located throughout the UK, wanted to examine the energy efficiency of some of its key processes. ABN’s Supply Chain Director Alex […]

Businesses can halve their water bills

The Water Technology List (WTL) will reveal how businesses can cut water bills by 50 per cent at The Energy Event, on September 8 and 9 in Birmingham. The water efficiency seminar will discuss the legislative and commercial drivers that affect how businesses manage their water use. It will help delegates identify ways to minimise […]

Free energy surveys for commercial buildings

Lancashire based company AlternEnergy is providing unconditional free energy surveys on commercial buildings. The surveys will include a full energy report carried out by an approved energy assessor and give suggested energy saving proposals together with costings. It will also provide information on renewable energy solutions and feed-in tariffs. Call 01616275144 or visit for […]

UK eco-village wins worldwide reputation

The largest eco-village in the UK, Beddington Zero Energy Development, or BedZed, has won global recognition. The largest example of a sustainable community in the UK was voted to be among the five most important green buildings constructed since 1980, according to 150 green building experts, including architects. The survey, conducted by Lance Hosey for […]

Green engines need jump start

A British clean tech start-up claims their ‘green’ engine could halve fuel consumption compared to conventional engines. ULTRaMo Engines says its new design could reach about 70 per cent overall efficiency, compared to 30 per cent efficiency for traditional engines. The savings are achieved by capturing energy usually lost as heat through the engine’s exhaust […]

More than 3,000 expected at RenewableUK conference

Technologies including onshore wind, offshore wind, small wind systems and wave and tidal energy come under the spotlight at the RenewableUK conference in Glasgow, from 2-4 November. RenewableUK is the UK’s leading renewable energy trade association, specialising in the wind, wave and tidal stream energy industries.

Energy prices will stay high

Energy intensive businesses are being cautioned to expect a period of continued volatility as power and gas prices remain high over the third quarter. Energy broker Bergen Energi UK gave the alert before appearing at one of Europe’s largest energy procurement, management and efficiency exhibitions on the 8th and 9th September. Experts from the independent […]

Low carbon economy could drive bus renaissance

Concerns about climate change could lead to a renaissance of the bus, a session at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has heard. National Express Group’s environment director Nick Coad said environmental legislation had focused on improving local air quality. As a result, modern engines are cleaner but consume about 20% more fuel. He […]

Ultra low carbon truck strategy launched

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders launched its Ultra Low Carbon Truck strategy at a summit in London. The aim is to help truck makers and operators deliver more efficiently and lower carbon transport for the UK. Martin Flach of the SMMT heavy vehicle technical committee said the HGV industry would not invest in […]