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Ealing LED street lighting saves £500k a year

Ealing LED street lighting saves £500k a year

A London local authority is expected to save around £500,000 per year as a result of switching to LED’s. 24,000 existing lights in Ealing will be replaced with energy efficient LED lanterns by energy firm SSE as part of its maintenance ...

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Liberal Democrats promise a energy efficiency tax cut after 2025

Liberal Democrats promise a energy efficiency tax cut after 2025

The Lib Dems have pledged to close all British coal plants after 2025 and give a major new tax cut for energy efficiency. At the party’s Autumn conference in Glasgow today, Lib Dem Energy Secretary Ed Davey said that the ...

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£4.5 m grant for energy efficiency awarded to 1,700 Scottish homes

£4.5 m grant for energy efficiency awarded to 1,700 Scottish homes

Hundreds of homes in the rental sector in Scotland have been awarded energy efficiency grants as part of a new £4.5 million initiative. 24 social landlords and local authorities will share the funds which will be used against the cost ...

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Green Deal Home Improvement Fund closes after 7 weeks

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund closes after 7 weeks

The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) has been closed indefinitely after only seven weeks by The Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc). Due to ‘overwhelming demand’ the incentive package has reached it’s budget of £120 million, despite being ...

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EU proposes 30% energy efficiency target

EU proposes 30% energy efficiency target

  The European Commission has proposed a 30% energy savings target by 2030 compared to the level in 1990 for all the member states. The proposed target goes beyond the 25 per cent energy saving target which would be required ...

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Cashback for energy efficient homes of up to £7,600

Cashback for energy efficient homes of up to £7,600

Household energy customers could receive thousands of pounds cashback in return for installing energy efficiency measures in their homes. From next month, the Government will be offering up to £7,600 through a new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund for measures ...

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Scotland comes top in UK energy efficiency projects

Scotland comes top in UK energy efficiency projects

The highest number of energy efficiency measures in 2013 were in Scotland, with 58,000 installations, making it the highest number in the UK. DECC published the statistics for the quarter showing 58,058 loft and wall insulation and new boilers were installed ...

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Australian data centre pledges to increase it’s energy efficiency

Australian data centre pledges to increase it’s energy efficiency

Digital Reality Trust , an Australian Data Centre company has made a promise to measure the energy efficiency of its sites and make them as efficient as possible. The company runs eight data centres in the UK,  one in Ireland ...

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Green Deal falls short with only 1% conversion rate

Green Deal falls short with only 1% conversion rate

During September 13,967 households were assessed for their energy efficiency under the government’s scheme, a total of 85,177 since it’s launch. Out of the 505 that signed Green Deal plans, only 57 had measures installed by the end of the ...

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SSE planning trial for Green Deal internally

SSE planning trial for Green Deal internally

SSE is planning to conduct a trial on the internet for the Green Deal on 50 members of it’s staff before launching it to the public. The company will test it’s newly developed computer system on it’s employees this autumn. ...

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