Tagged with SMEs

Potential impact of energy efficiency improvements on SMEs

Potential impact of energy efficiency improvements on SMEs

Alex Baldwin has written a good article on the edie.net website about the benefits that Scottish SMEs could achieve if they gave improving energy efficiency a higher priority.   Scottish SMEs could save £19,000 per year through energy efficiency measures Scottish small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are wasting £19,000 every year by neglecting simple energy … Continue reading

SMEs at the heart of Germany’s energy transition

SMEs at the heart of Germany’s energy transition

Roy Hales writes on the CleanTechnica website about the role SMEs play in Germany in its low carbon energy transition. There are important messages for all of us.   SMEs Are Energiewende’s Backbone A number of prominent companies come to mind when you mention Germany’s energy transition. Names like E.ON, Volkswagen, and Siemens are recognized … Continue reading

Making hotels more energy efficient

Making hotels more energy efficient

Mark Sait, CEO of SaveMoneyCutCarbon, writes on the GreenWise website, about how much energy can be saved by hotels in Britain to benefit both the bottom line and cut carbon emissions.   How SME hotels can make big energy efficiency savings fast It’s a shocking fact that in 2015 UK companies of all sizes continue … Continue reading

Recent roundtable addressing improving energy efficiency in SMEs

Recent roundtable addressing improving energy efficiency in SMEs

Fourteen business leaders recently gathered to better understand how they can get small and medium-sized enterprises to implement energy-efficiency measures. Tim Smedley from The Guardian provides an excellent account of that encounter.   Bright ideas: how SMEs can save energy Start-ups could save thousands by introducing energy-efficiency measures, but such schemes are often overlooked. So … Continue reading

Supporting struggling SMEs to save energy

Supporting struggling SMEs to save energy

Mike Cherry, national policy chairman of the Federation of Small Business, writes an excellent article in The Guardian about the problems facing small businesses to implement energy efficiency measures in their operations. As Cherry argues, energy companies and the government need to roll out smart meters and provide support to struggling small and medium sized … Continue reading