Tagged with industry

Need to keep focus on process efficiency

Need to keep focus on process efficiency

In 2013, EiD together with Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes organised an event at the EU Sustainable Energy Week on financing energy efficiency – why bother? When EiD sees any article about why we should bother – or not – there definitely is growing interest. Dave Perkon. technical editor for Control Design, writes about why … Continue reading

Recognising industry’s contribution to clean energy

Recognising industry’s contribution to clean energy

The European Commission has published its proposals for the contribution of clean energy in meeting the EU’s obligations for the Paris climate agreement. Published on 30 November, the “winter package” is appropriately entitled “Clean Energy for All Europeans”. The Communication proposes a binding target for energy saving for 2030 and it includes recommendations to adapt … Continue reading

“Huge variations in performance” in levels of carbon efficiency among the world’s 2,000 largest listed firms

“Huge variations in performance” in levels of carbon efficiency among the world’s 2,000 largest listed firms

Luke Nicholls and Alex Baldwin provide an important article on the edie.net website about the large gap between the worst and best-performing businesses on energy efficiency. This was a global study.   Energy efficiency: ‘Champions and dunces’ exist in every industry The world’s largest listed companies could save 1.4 billion tonnes of CO2 – the … Continue reading

New database launched on industrial and buildings energy efficiency projects

New database launched on industrial and buildings energy efficiency projects

This week in Europe the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) launched the De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP): the largest pan-European open-source database containing detailed information and analysis of over 7,800 industrial and buildings related energy efficiency projects. The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) was established as a specialist expert working group by the … Continue reading

New report shows importance of increasing the energy resilience of the manufacturing sector in the UK

New report shows importance of increasing the energy resilience of the manufacturing sector in the UK

Jo Barnes provides a good article on the FreePress website about a recent report that shows importance of improving the energy resilience of manufacturers. One assumes this need to improve energy resilience goes well beyond British shores.   Welsh manufacturers could cut energy use and boost economy by investing in energy tech manufacturing UK manufacturers … Continue reading