Tag: electrification

Industry calls on government to urgently widen its net zero technology focus

The government needs to urgently widen its technology focus, including other forms of direct electric heating alongside heat pumps, if it is to deliver the accelerate the take up of low carbon heating.

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Electrification is only option for decarbonising buildings, says NIC report

The Second National Infrastructure Assessment has said that electrification is the only “viable option for decarbonising buildings at scale” and calls on government to rule out the use of hydrogen for heating.

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Biosphere and boilers, they’re more connected than we think

Guest contributor Lucy Siegle on the shift needed to decarbonise our buildings. In order to solve the climate and nature crisis, it turns out we do need some education and mindset shift (rather than ‘thought control’).  The health of the planet is famously an existential issue and given this planet is our home, that means […]

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Electrification and sustainability

Stuart Duff speaks to Daniela Rendon Ortega, Vice President Digital Buildings Business Development Europe Operations at Schneider Electric, about energy efficiency, sustainability, and electrification. You offer products that cover all aspects of smart buildings. How are these integrated to provide an energy-efficient solution? Schneider Electric’s solutions are designed with integration capabilities to simplify and speed […]

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ECA calls for rail electrification programme

A number of industry bodies, including ECA, have published a joint letter urging the government to kick start a rolling programme of rail electrification in order to decarbonise the rail network by 2040. The letter, coordinated by the Rail Industry Association, was supported by other bodies representing thousands of businesses and organisations from across transport, […]

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