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Environmental Audit Committee urge UK Chancellor to back energy policy

The Environmental Audit Committee ( EAC) is urging the Chancellor George Osborne for a clear decarbonisation target, to restore investor confidence in the Government’s energy policy. Committee chair Joan Walley MP is pushing for a 2030 decarbonisation goal for the ...

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Ofgem and the FSA investigate allegations of gas price manipulation

Both the Financial Services Authority and Ofgem are involved in a probe following claims that UK traders have rigged prices on the wholesale gas market. This follows claims from someone who worked for Icis Heren, the price reporting company. The ...

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European Commission puts a hold on plans to include airline emissions in trading system

  Under a new ruling last year, all airlines flying in and out of European airports were going to have to pay for permits to cover their emissions. But, this has sparked legal action by US airlines and threats of ...

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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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Electric Ireland and DONG Energy Join the SEDC

The Smart Energy Demand Coalition welcomes Electric Ireland and DONG Energy as new members In the past year alone The Smart Energy Demand Coalition has grown by 17 new members Electric Ireland and DONG Energy are the latest European utilities ...

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GEO VP appointed chairman of Danish energy group

Green Energy Options VP Thomas Mikkelsen,, has been appointed chairman for IT security in the newly established Intelligent Energy Alliance (part of the Danish Energy Association). At GEO, which is still very much the day job, Mikkelsen has already accomplished ...

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US Government investigating Siemens “flaw” claim in networking equipment

The United States government are launching an investigation into claims that there are “flaws” in Siemens networking equipment that could enable hackers to attack power plants and other critical systems. A security expert claims that he found a “back door” ...

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Associated British Ports selects Siemens for UK Smart Metering contract

    Siemens Metering, Communications and Services awarded nationwide metering contract by Britain’s largest port operator  Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the award of a contract to Siemens Metering, Communications and Services to meter its electricity use at its ports. ABP ...

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UK tops the list of the most energy efficient companies

The United Kingdom tops the list of 12 of the world’s major economies ranked for energy efficiency in the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s (ACEEE) scorecard. The International Energy Efficiency Scorecard rankings were based on 27 metrics covering national energy efforts, buildings, ...

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(SEDC press release) Energy Efficiency Directive a positive step for Demand Response

  The determination of the MEP Claude Turmes, the Danish Presidency and the Commission to conclude the negotiations with a meaningful Directive is major step forward  The path to reaching an agreement on the Energy Efficiency Directive introduced a year ...

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