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Blog from Silvia Zinetti: Spring thoughts on local energy aggregation: Similarities between the Italian Hera Group and the Community Choice Energy programs in California

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: Spring thoughts on local energy aggregation: Similarities between the Italian Hera Group and the Community Choice Energy programs in California

In the past three articles, I analyzed several aspects of the Hera Group, its strong dedication to sustainable development, and how the company is advancing energy efficiency in industry. There is one more thing I would like to mention and in particular Hera’s organizational structure and some common features with the Community Choice Energy (CCE) … Continue reading

British farmers encouraged to take advantage of financial scheme to invest in energy-efficient machinery

British farmers encouraged to take advantage of financial scheme to invest in energy-efficient machinery

Often the agriculture sector gets overlooked in terms of potential energy efficiency improvements. Jonathan Riley writes in the Farmers Weekly website about the National Farmers Union encouraging farmers to take advantage of the tax incentives. He also lists the eligible equipment that can be supported.   Farmers urged to use tax breaks to buy energy-efficient … Continue reading

Why improved energy efficiency?

Why improved energy efficiency?

I never thought I would have to put on my family kilt with the Anderson tartan to make a forceful comment on energy efficiency. We are getting worked up whether the expression energy efficiency first is a slogan, as it appears in a leaked document from the European Council. In historical terms, a slogan is … Continue reading

Reality check on energy efficiency?

Reality check on energy efficiency?

In a week when there has been a leaked document saying that energy efficiency is just a ‘slogan’, Andrew Nikiforum writes on the Tyee website from Canada that energy efficiency is not the solution we have grown to expect it to be. He states that the more ‘efficient’ our technology, the more resources we consume … Continue reading