The powerful impact of collaborative procurement

When Roadchef started its journey to find a new energy supplier, Co-op Power’s purchasing model delivered more than just money-saving assistance

British prisons to lock up emissions

The switch to LEDs at the HMP Elmley prison in Kent could save the Ministry of Justice £115,000

Average household energy bills in 2020 ‘fell to the lowest level since 2017’

The average energy bills of UK households in 2020 dropped by £172 from 2019, according to new research

Almost 84% of British homeowners ‘plan to make their property greener in next 12 months’

More than half of the homeowners would make improvements in order to reduce their energy bills, according to a new report

Scientists develop camel-inspired material to keep things cool without electricity

MIT researchers developed a passive cooling system that can keep food and medicine cool for days without the need for electricity

Scientists develop ‘liquid window’ to reduce energy consumption in buildings

The ‘smart window’ could reduce up to 45% of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning energy consumption in buildings

Scientists develop innovative white paint they claim could replace air conditioners

The testing of the paint showed that the offering could keep surfaces up to 7.7°C cooler than their surroundings

London-based bank lends €25m for energy efficiency in Ukraine

The city of Dnipro plans to refurbish around 100 buildings, including kindergartens, schools and outpatient clinics with energy-saving measures

Smart homes as green power stations ‘could generate £2.5bn of energy savings by 2030’

Customers who live in AI-powered homes could save £400 annually, according to a report

Brits ‘waste 70m litres of water every day’ while preparing tea

A quarter of tea drinkers don’t know how much water it takes to heat just one mug’s worth, according to a report