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More district heating in the pipeline

Concerns over carbon emissions and energy security in Europe has meant district heating schemes are on the verge of a boom. European Commission advisors have been pushing for greater emphasis on the efficiency of heating networks recently, arguing that the emphasis has been, until now, too much on...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 18/06/2014 - 08:45

18/06/2014

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Products and technology Energy and water efficiency at home advice energy labelling EU European Commission information MarketWatch product energy efficiency product standards

Making product energy claims stick

As part of a drive to stop misleading energy claims, we’re about to crank up the surveillance on goods that consume gas and electricity in the UK and beyond. We also aim to increase compliance to Europe-wide standards. Think of us as energy-saving mystery shoppers - one of 16 organisations across...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 18/02/2014 - 08:45

18/02/2014

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Green strategy and politics Local and community energy Energy and water efficiency at home CHEST digital Energy Entrepreneurs Fund energy ideas European Commission funding green technology green-tech innovation R&D

New funding for green innovators

It’s hard to make a breakthrough in any field – it requires good ideas, good execution, and finance. Of those elements, a limited amount of working capital can be the most likely to frustrate ambitions. This is no different in the field of green technology. With this in mind, here’s a nudge in the...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 12/02/2014 - 08:45

12/02/2014

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