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Energy: supply and demand

Onsite energy storage has the potential to reduce organisations’ operating costs and generate income from the National Grid. John Hudson, managing director of Boston Renewables, explains It’s widely accepted that the solution to Britain’s energy challenge is not just more ...

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Living Ventures books Cordant Technical for restaurant rollout contract

Restaurant Group, Living Ventures has selected Cordant Technical as a key partner in the next phase of its major UK restaurant rollout which will deliver in excess of over 2,000 covers.  The Living Ventures Group owns and operates some of the ...

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Chiller hire keeps digester on stream

A packaged chiller solution supplied by Andrews Chiller Hire enabled a waste processing plant to maintain full operational status of its anaerobic digesters by reducing elevated waste temperature by at least 10oC, creating an ideal for environment for bacteria to ...

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Aspiring to be green

An increasingly important aspect of a facilities manager’s role is cutting the carbon footprint of their organisation. There are numerous ways to go about this, from simple changes to lighting and heating, to switching energy suppliers, to large-scale installations of ...

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B&M Waste certified as Carbon Neutral for fifth consecutive year

Recycling and waste management company, B&M Waste Services has been certified as Carbon Neutral for the fifth year running, after being one of the first companies to achieve PAS2060 carbon neutrality. B&M has offsets all its emissions by supporting a Gold Standard Verified ...

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Solar panel farm built by T H White Energy will see Ransom Wood become one of first self-sustaining business parks in UK

Specialist renewable energy provider T H White is behind a new three-acre solar farm that will see Ransom Wood Business Park become one of the UK’s first self-sustaining business parks. Ransom Wood Estates, which owns the Nottinghamshire-based park, has invested ...

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Survey highlights new direction in corporate energy management spend

Global spend on energy management by large corporations will increase or remain flat in 2014 with just six per cent of corporations expected to spend less, according to a new global survey. The annual survey of 250 heads of energy ...

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Larger community energy projects to get support under Feed-in Tariffs

Community energy projects such as solar PV on school roofs or panels on libraries, community owned wind turbines and hydro power from local streams could all benefit under proposed Feed-in Tariff (FITs) changes set out by the Department of Energy and Climate ...

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Facility renewable energy generation shifts up a gear

New research suggests there has been a growing level of interest among UK businesses in generating renewable energy from their own premises versus 2011. One third of those surveyed – 39%, up from 32% in 2011 – expect to introduce ...

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Cool carbon savings for The Southern Co-operative’s new eco store


The Southern Co-operative (TSC) has achieved CO2 equivalent savings of over 69 tonnes and more than halved its potential power usage at its brand new community food store at Chobham in Surrey. Specially designed refrigeration, climate control and energy management ...

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