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ENGIE wins digital innovation award

ENGIE has been crowned overall winner in the Digital Innovation category of the Business in the Community (BITC) Responsible Business Awards 2019. The Digital Innovation award reflects ENGIE’s innovative use of digitalisation to boost customer satisfaction and investments in new ...

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Energy performance contracts: the seldom-used tool that can unlock greater efficiency

Lee Stokes, Head of Sustainability Solutions & Innovation, Mitie Energy The 2016 Paris Agreement was a watershed moment for international action on climate change. With 195 signatories, the accord has forced governments into action, with many looking to enshrine ‘net ...

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Maintaining UPS efficiency – even on low loads

While UPSs are valued above all for their availability, their energy efficiency has also become critical. As data centres become larger, more highly populated and more numerous, every percentage point saving is accordingly more significant. And energy savings count, not ...

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MBO of BG Energy Solutions

BG Energy Solutions (BGES), one of the UK’s leading independent BMS and energy solutions companies, has announced the successful completion of its management buy-out. Managing Director Gareth Barber and senior management colleagues Mike Dauris and Simon Shaw will head up ...

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Opportunity knocks

ESOS and SECR legislation should not be regarded as a burden but an opportunity to make the case for serious energy-saving action, argues Richard Dormer, MD of BCR-ECS The international report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) identified ...

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Streamlined approach

New legislation requires FMs to step up their energy and environmental reporting. Sebastian Gray, Director of 2EA, explains the new reporting framework When you look at the energy legislation landscape for the UK, you can see its history is not ...

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New report identifies need for bridging gap solutions to decentralised energy

Energy security and cost concerns are key barriers for UK industry to realise the benefits of decentralised energy, according to a report launched by Aggreko, a supplier of temporary power generation equipment and of temperature control equipment. Entitled ‘Bridging the ...

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Living laboratory

Mark Dowson of BuroHappold Engineering explains how Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is designed to keep pushing the boundaries of sustainability throughout its life Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is a feat of engineering. Not only is it an exemplar ...

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Lovett named as new CEO of ENGIE UK & Ireland

ENGIE has appointed Nicola Lovett as the new CEO of its UK & Ireland business, with effect from 1 May 2019. Lovett has been with ENGIE since 2013 having held a number of executive roles, most recently as Divisional CEO for ...

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Energys Group to deliver LED lighting upgrades for the NHS

UK-based energy efficiency solutions provider, Energys Group, has been selected to deliver LED lighting upgrades at a number of NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts. Based in West Sussex, Energys Group won the projects – which includes the supply and ...

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