Filed under energy efficiency

America’s energy transition: what the Trump administration is doing to energy efficiency standards

America’s energy transition: what the Trump administration is doing to energy efficiency standards

The US President has waged a war against energy efficiency standards for lightbulbs, washing machines, boilers, cars – and now even showerheads, writes Andrew Warren, a former special advisor to the UK House of Commons environment select committee, first published on the Business Green website.   On Seinfeld, shower heads, and Trump’s war on efficiency … Continue reading

New report’s findings support argument that green assets have a lower risk than non-green assets

New report’s findings support argument that green assets have a lower risk than non-green assets

Elena Johansson writes on the Expert Investor Europe website about a report from an EU-funded project found a significant negative correlation between buildings’ energy efficiency and the probability of mortgage defaults and supports the argument that green assets have a lower risk than non-green assets.   Evidence fuels argument to create ‘green supporting factor’ A … Continue reading

Guidelines and best practices for micro-, small and medium enterprises in delivering energy-efficient products and in providing renewable energy equipment

Guidelines and best practices for micro-, small and medium enterprises in delivering energy-efficient products and in providing renewable energy equipment

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, a study Guidelines and Best Practices for micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in delivering energy-efficient products and in providing renewable energy equipment has been developed by the UN-Economic Commission for Europe. It is described in a UN-ECE press release.   UNECE guidance for the energy efficiency and renewables … Continue reading

Report provides quantitative and qualitative information of Covid-19 impact on energy efficiency in commercial buildings

Report provides quantitative and qualitative information of Covid-19 impact on energy efficiency in commercial buildings

The scientect website describes information on a new report by Researchmoz that discusses the full range of issues that will affect the deployment of energy efficiency measures commercial buildings between now and 2027. It is important to see that there is serious analysis that sees Covid-19 having long-term impacts on how we address improving the … Continue reading

New algorithm to improve energy performance can be integrated into any vehicle type – whether a gas vehicle, an e-vehicle, a compact car, or a truck

New algorithm to improve energy performance can be integrated into any vehicle type – whether a gas vehicle, an e-vehicle, a compact car, or a truck

James Billington writes on the electric & hybrid vehicle technology international website about a new algorithm developed by FEV, a globally leading service provider which is cost efficient and flexible for many vehicle types.   New algorithm provides EVs with more accurate range and energy-saving routes Vehicle weight is a crucial factor when it comes … Continue reading

Behavioural energy efficiency programmes’ economic performance and impact on climate change recently analysed

Behavioural energy efficiency programmes’ economic performance and impact on climate change recently analysed

A new report released by Oracle Utilities and the Analysis Group discusses how energy efficiency programmes play a critical role in lowering carbon emissions. The report is described in a news article on the Smart Energy International website.   Energy efficiency could make or break utility climate commitments The report looks at how energy efficiency … Continue reading

Four main ways that “greening” can benefit businesses

Four main ways that “greening” can benefit businesses

Everyone is looking at how the recovery from the current pandemic should take place and what should be included. Jagannadha Pawan Tamvada, Associate Professor in Strategy and Innovation, at the University of Southampton and Mili Shrivastava, Senior Lecturer in Strategy at Bournemouth University write on The Conversation website argue that going green should be central … Continue reading