renewable energy


Why Net Zero is Calling on British Cities

David Hall, VP Power Systems at Schneider Electric and Kas Mohammed, VP Digital Energy, comment on a finding by a new study from E.ON and the UK Green Building Council that half of all adults in the United Kingdom agree faster movement is needed on climate change in cities. David Hall, VP Power Systems UK…


Comment on London’s Net Zero Targets

Adam Savitz, Sustainability Director EMEALA at Johnson Controls, comments on a recent announcement by the Mayor of London that the capital will need £75bn of private sector investment to meet net zero goal. Sadiq Khan said London needed to go “much further, much faster” to meet its net-zero goal. But as businesses across the UK…


Mitie on Target for 2025 ESG Goals

Mitie’s most recent annual ESG report highlights the progress the facilities management outsourcer has made in incorporating 13 ambitious targets within its social value framework. According to the report, all 13 of the targets which were set in 2021 have been achieved or exceeded, spanning Mitie’s People, Environment, Supply Chain and Community pillars. Primary focuses…


Launch of Innovative Off-grid Lighting System

Scottish solutions business Eco Group has launched an innovative off-grid lighting system to cut energy bills and reduce the carbon footprint of businesses in partnership with renewable energy solutions specialist Kight Off-Grid Solutions. Eco Off-Grid is a standalone LED street lighting system which works independently from the grid. Powered by solar and wind energy, it can…

Net Zero

Accelerating the Race to Net Zero

Johnson Controls has announced a collaboration with 3Degrees which helps organisations around the world achieve renewable energy and decarbonisation goals. The new collaboration aims to accelerate building owners’ and operators’ progress toward net zero by leveraging 3Degrees’ large-scale environmental commodity solutions, including Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) transactions, long-term renewable energy procurement, carbon credit portfolio management, transportation…


Supporting University Estate Directors with Decarbonisation

SSE Energy Solutions has partnered with The Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) in the United Kingdom to inform Universities on the best practices to go green and decarbonise. Energy professionals from SSE have provided certified Continuing Professional Development training across university campuses, on the topic of decarbonisation. The sessions, led by subject matter…


Switchgear Simulators for Renewable Energy Facilities and Microgrids

Siemens USA power systems business Russelectric has launched a range of switchgear simulators for training personnel in the operation of its control solutions for critical facilities and microgrids.  Customized to mimic the operation of the customer’s Russelectric® switchgear/system, Russelectric simulators are ideal for familiarizing workers on the system and its operation and for accurately diagnosing…

Case Studies

Case Study: Advancing Sustainability at Geothermal Energy Company

A partnership in the Philippines between Ecolab subsidiary Nalco Water and Geothermal Energy Company (GEC) is increasing electricity production whilst reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Geothermal power is a sustainable, reliable and renewable energy source that uses heat from the earth’s molten core to make electricity by pumping hot water from deep underground wells to generate…


Johnson Controls Inaugurates OpenBlue Innovation Centre at Global HQ in Cork

Johnson Controls has opened an OpenBlue Innovation Centre in its global headquarter’s building at One Albert Quay in Cork, Ireland to provide a future-ready built environment to showcase to customers. The new centre belongs to an international network of OpenBlue Innovation Centres which are pioneering new ways of providing smart, healthy and sustainable spaces for…


Wiltshire Development Secures New Tenants

RO Real Estate, a subsidiary of UK family-owned business, The RO has successfully pre-let two food retail units on its development at Solstice Park in Amesbury, Wiltshire.  Work on the units is underway with completion expected over the summer and customer visits expected to commence later this year. Tenants include leading food retailer Greggs, the…


ENGIE to Certify Renewable Energy Sites in France with New Label Scheme

An innovative labelling scheme developed by ENGIE in partnership with Bureau Veritas is to be rolled out across the company’s renewable energy sites in France, bringing greater transparency to its environmental commitments. The TED – Transition Energétique Durable (“Sustainable Energy Transition”) labelling scheme will be certified by Bureau Veritas and build on nine existing commitments…

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