Tagged with energy efficiency

Expert reaction to Trump administration plans to roll back on fuel efficiency standards for vehicles

Expert reaction to Trump administration plans to roll back on fuel efficiency standards for vehicles

While announced a week ago, there is still great concern about the pull back on fuel efficiency standards. Alyssa Danigelis provides a good article on the Environmental Leader website about the reaction from auto industry experts.   Auto Industry Responds To Fuel Efficiency Standards Rollbacks In the wake of the Trump administration’s announcement last week … Continue reading

New research on the benefits of improved energy efficiency

New research on the benefits of improved energy efficiency

It is always good to see new analysis undertaken to show the benefits of improved energy efficiency.  The UK’s University of Manchester has recently reported on its university website about the results of several projects.   Manchester research reveals the benefits of energy efficiency investment Several projects at The University of Manchester’s Urban Institute are … Continue reading

Britain’s genuinely ambitious project to significantly improve the energy performance of its building stock as an important element of its strategy to meet its Paris climate obligations

Britain’s genuinely ambitious project to significantly improve the energy performance of its building stock as an important element of its strategy to meet its Paris climate obligations

It is widely recognised in Europe and throughout the world that a key aspect of meeting our Paris climate obligations is by improving the energy performance of our existing buildings. Andrew Warren, chairman of the British Energy Efficiency Federation and a regular contributor to EiD, has written in the July/August issue of Energy in Buildings … Continue reading

Australians are spending “tens of billions of dollars” on energy, but state governments are talking mere tens of millions to drive the energy transition

Australians are spending “tens of billions of dollars” on energy, but state governments are talking mere tens of millions to drive the energy transition

Willow Aliento writes on The Fifth Estate website about lagging efforts in Australia to adequately address energy efficiency.   Australia’s missing the boat on energy efficiency Aside from the ACT, all Australian states and territories are far behind on energy efficiency efforts, according to RMIT senior industry fellow Alan Pears. “ACT are the stand-out state … Continue reading

Better understanding Britain’s energy transition

Better understanding Britain’s energy transition

Andrew Warren, chairman of the British Energy Efficiency Federation and a regular contributor to EiD, argues falling energy use should spark a reappraisal in the government’s future assumptions and policy priorities. The article first appeared on the Business Green website. So much for ‘predict and provide’ – UK energy use keeps on falling Last Thursday … Continue reading