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Schools could cut energy bills by £70 million if they invest in energy efficiency measures

Schools could cut energy bills by £70 million if they invest in energy efficiency measures

The Carbon Trust has advised schools in England to invest in energy efficiency measures to help cut energy bill by up to £70 million per year. Low cost energy efficiency measures such as upgrading equipment and efficient use of lighting, ...

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Virgin Atlantic saves £20 million a year in fuel costs using new software

  New software is saving Virgin Atlantic £20 million a year in fuel costs and reduced CO2 emissions by 92,000 tonnes. Rolls-Royce subsidiary OSyS developed the software that monitors 300 different data points during a flight allowing the airline to pinpoint ...

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Re-elected President Obama urged to take action on climate change

  As the US President Barack Obama returns to office, climate campaigners are urging that he now takes action on climate change. The president of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, Eileen Claussen says that Obama needs to make ...

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National Trust’s first hydroelectric turbine switched on

The UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey was present at the National Trust’s switch on of the first Archimedes screw hydroelectric turbine in South west London’s Morden Hall Park. The turbine acts like a water wheel to generate electricity from the ...

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£3.2 million awarded to social housing providers for installation of renewable heating

  The UK government has announced over 40 winners of the latest phase of it’s renewable heating scheme for social housing providers. The Renewable Heat Premium Payment social landlord competition is in it’s third phase. It will see 44 projects ...

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