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  • Clarke Energy Passes Achilles with Flying Colours

    Achilles is the accreditation scheme that utilities companies and our customers such as United Utilities, Thames Water, Severn Trent use. Clarke Energy passed 100% in almost every category. The category’s assessed were Health and Safety, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Counting the Cost of Energy Subsidies

    Energy subsidies are projected at US$5.3 trillion in 2015, or 6.5 percent of global GDP, according to a recent IMF study. Most of this arises from countries setting energy taxes below levels that fully reflect the environmental damage associated with energy consumption. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Automated Carbon Emissions Reporting [WEBINAR]

    You may or may not be worried about carbon emissions reporting right now, depending on how strong greenhouse gas emissions regulations are in your country. But one thing is for sure: laws are evolving and becoming more restrictive. And sooner or later energy managers will need to understand how to report carbon emissions properly. Good news – this is exactly what you’ll learn in our ...


    By DEXMA

  • Controlling the cost of renewable energy

    Measures to deal with a projected over-allocation of renewable energy subsidies have been announced today (July 22. 2015). Reducing energy bills for hard working British families and businesses and meeting climate goals in the most cost effective way are Government priorities. The measures set out today will provide better control over spending and ensure bill payers get the best ...

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • IRENA Demystifies Renewable Energy Costs

    On the occasion of the sixth meeting of its Council in Abu Dhabi, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) yesterday launched a unique web portal dedicated to renewable energy cost analysis (www.irena.org/costs). The portal provides access to IRENA’s data and analysis at no cost to users. “IRENA has developed the most current ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Reducing Energy Costs with Lignite Energy: A Cost-efficient Fuel for the Asphalt Industry

      The German energy carrier "Lignite Energy Pulverized" is a cost-effective alternative to natural gas and petroleum products. In view of volatile energy and commodity markets, energy-intensive sectors like the asphalt industry are looking for a fuel at permanently low and predictable prices that is available in the long term. To this must be added the wish for ...


    By RWE AG

  • Cost of Oil

    North Dakota is in the midst of a hydrocarbon production boom as gas and oil developers tap the Bakken Shale. The boom is generating civic resistance in the arid region, however, because it requires significant quantities of freshwater. Oil and gas production from the Bakken Shale is projected to use up to 5.5 billion gallons of water annually for as long as two decades. This year, if ...

  • Demand for renewable energy no match for high costs, uncertainty

    The time has never been better for Canada to replace carbon-based fossil fuels with alternative energy, but several challenges still stand in the way, according to a new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit, sponsored by Ernst & Young. Renewable Energy in North America surveyed 132 executives in the US and Canada and found that the most significant drivers for renewable energy are public ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Report: Fossile Energy Will Cost Double Renewable By 2030

    A commonly repeated mantra is that renewable energy technologies are too expensive, or require high investments. Which suggests that the alternative to renewable energy – the current fossil-based energy infrastructure - is cheaper, or requires less investments. But does that view hold true? A look at global energy cost developments shows – Fossil ...


    By SolaVis

  • Energy Costs Rising as National Debts Grow

    Although gas prices are temporarily low at the pump, long-term energy costs are on the rise. According to State of the World 2015 contributing author Nathan John Hagens, a former hedge fund manager who teaches human macro-ecology at the University of Minnesota, nations are papering over those costs with debt. Higher energy costs are leading to continued recessions, excess claims on future natural ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • UK Energy Crisis Report [EXTRACT] Policy Cost

    Drumbeat Energy Management is featuring extracts from the recent Liberum Capital Report ‘A crisis inUK energy policy looks inevitable’. The report identifies the possible triggers to the crisis. Download: ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • The hidden costs of energy production—US$120bn in 2005

    A report just released by the National Academies of Science estimates the “hidden” costs of energy production and use. These costs, which include human health effects, physical damages to buildings and other structures, and reduction in grain crop harvests caused by air pollution are not reflected in market prices of coal, oil, other energy sources, or the electricity and gasoline produced from ...

  • Desalination a drain on energy costs, new study says

    As global freshwater reserves dry up, desalination plants are receiving greater attention as an option for providing both drinking water supplies and agricultural irrigation. But a new study released last week raises several concerns about the environmental impact and cost-effectiveness of the widely-touted technology to convert seawater to freshwater. Desalination plants pose a risk to ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • ENER-G engineers £26,000 energy cost savings

    A Birmingham manufacturing and precision engineering business will make £26,000 savings on its energy bill through the ENER-G Procurement service.   Gaugemaster Co Ltd, which specialises in precision engineering, aerospace tooling and aerospace components for customers such as Rolls Royce, Doncasters and Fiat Avio, turned to ENER-G’s analysts to negotiate a new two-year ...


    By ENER-G

  • Carbon Trust to slash costs of marine energy by 20%

    £1m Carbon Trust research initiative to reduce costs of marine energy using innovative technologies transferred from traditional industries including aviation, oil and gas.Giant turbine blades developed using technology from the aviation industry and underwater hydraulic power networks as used in the oil and gas industry are just two of the technologies that could be harnessed by the marine ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Saving On Energy Costs With Spray Foam Insulation

    One of the basic needs for all homes is an efficient heating and cooling mechanism. In the times of rising fuel prices, the prices of electricity are also on a constant rise. Making your homes energy efficient is hence the urgent need of the hour. In this regard, most people usually focus on replacing or upgrading their furnace, broiler or HVAC. However, what many fail to look into are the air ...

  • New RDF shredder set to halve energy costs

    Global shredding pioneer UNTHA UK has launched the new‘XR’shredder series for alternative fuel production and bulky waste shredding. With a revolutionary modular design, this is the first machine to be designed and manufactured in UNTHA’s innovation centre in Kuchl, Austria. Specifically engineered to shred untreated MSW, C&I and general bulky waste, this latest feat of ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • New Crowcon gas detector reduces energy costs

    The new Crowcon Hydra addressable gas detection system provides a novel way of detecting toxic gases from vehicle exhausts, such as Carbon Monoxide (CO), oxides of Nitrogen (NO/NO2) and petrol vapour, in enclosed or underground car parks. Many car parks run ventilator fans continuously, but this is very inefficient and energy intensive. The Crowcon Hydra offers an alternative method of gas ...

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