energy

Heatio joins Innovate UK’s Net Zero Living Programme

Liverpool-based Heatio is joining Innovate UK’s Net Zero Living Programme, which it describes as being ‘a pivotal step in testing its ground-breaking Heatio Flexx Home Energy Management System’.

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Construction begins at two battery storage facilities

Eku Energy has started work at two battery storage projects in Basildon, Essex and Loudwater, Buckinghamshire, together representing 130MWh of installed capacity. The projects will be built using NHOA Energy’s battery energy storage systems, marking the company’s entry into the UK market, and are expected to be operational by the end of 2024. Start of […]

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Energy Systems Catapult offers scale-up funding for SME innovators

The Energy Systems Catapult is offering ‘acceleration support’ to SME energy systems innovators entering the scale-up stage.

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Majority of MPs back mandatory solar for newbuild

Eight in ten MPs (79%) support making solar panels mandatory for all new-build homes, according to a new YouGov poll.

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Northern Powergrid starts energy efficiency trial

Using real-time, data-led processes to safely adjust the voltage delivered to homes and businesses in the trial area, Northern Powergrid will optimise the efficiency of the network, delivering significant carbon and cost savings to the local community.

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BRE calls for EPC reform to speed up decarbonisation

A report published by the BRE has called for the government to reform Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) in order to speed up the decarbonisation of the UK’s built environment.

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How we generated electricity in Great Britain in 2023

National Grid ESO has shared insights on Great Britain’s 2023 energy mix.

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Naked Energy installs solar heat technology on Hyde Park hotel

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London is the first British hotel to use Naked Energy’s solar heat technology on its rooftop.

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Historic homes report outlines energy efficiency challenges

The government has published a wide-ranging review of the barriers upgrading energy efficiency in historic properties.

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Danfoss acquires district energy software business

Danfoss A/S has acquired ENFOR’s district energy software business, with plans to scale its AI-driven energy efficiency optimisation worldwide.

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UK produced enough renewable energy to power every home in 2023

Analysis from the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit’s (ECIU) Power Tracker found that between 1st January 2023 and 31st December 2023, power generated by wind, hydro and solar reached over 90TWh (terawatt hours), which is more than enough power for all of the UK’s 28 million homes.

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Report finds councils failing to enforce energy efficiency standards in private rental sector

The survey of officers from around 60 local authorities suggests 39% are proactively enforcing Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) regulations that require private rental properties to have an EPC rating of E or above.

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