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Why kicking TPI standards into the long grass is a big mistake

David Hunter, head of strategic alliances EMEA - energy & sustainability services, Schneider Electric

As business energy costs have risen and markets have become more complex, third party intermediaries (TPIs) have risen to the fore. With their valuable and varied service offering and role in helping consumers understand their energy use and how to optimise its cost, they have been widely acknowledged and sought after. However, the lack of oversight in the industry has led to concerns over lack of transparency, instances of poor behaviour from intermediaries and questions over the independence of advice. As a result, Ofgem opened its consultation on the non-domestic Third Party Intermediary (TPI) sector, in an attempt to regulate and improve the relationships that customers have with their advisors. more

Consumer to turn producer?

Demand response provider Flexitricity claim that a shake-up in the country’s energy market could see businesses in all sectors become the power stations of the future. Flexitricity last year ... more

Control system order for Brazil’s largest biomass power plant

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced its subsidiary, Yokogawa America do Sul, has received an order from AREVA Renewables Brazil, a subsidiary of the French firm AREVA SA, to supply a control ... more

Making connections count

i2i, the organisers of the Energy Event, the Water Event and the Renewables Event (15th-16th September, NEC, Birmingham), have launched Energy Connects, a brand new business matchmaking service. ... more

Bringing on the heat

Infrared heating technology has become prevalent among industrial ovens, dryers and heaters used by a multitude of industries ranging from metalworking, thermoforming and printing, to the manufacture ... more

Schneider Electric and Saft selected for two new solar power plants with energy storage in Corsica

Schneider Electric and Saft win two projects from Langa Group for the installation of energy storage systems for two solar power plants in Corsica (France), awarded under the French public tender ... more

Schneider Electric and E+I Engineering to make Rugby World Cup most sustainable yet

Twickenham Stadium is gearing up to host the 2015 Rugby World Cup in the Autumn. Recent additions to the ground in line with the impending event include: the installation of two new big screens at ... more

Registration goes live for Energy, Renewables and Water Events

Online registration has now opened for the Energy Event, the Renewables Event and the Water Event, which all take place at Birmingham’s NEC on 15th-16th September 2015. Organised by i2i Events, the ... more

Registration goes live for Energy, Renewables and Water Events

Organised by i2i Events, the Energy, Renewables and Water Events are the UK’s largest and most comprehensive exhibitions focusing on energy, renewables and water procurement and management for large ... more

Plymouth University chooses Schneider Electric as partner to help meet carbon neutral targets

When Plymouth University embarked on a solution that would enable it to meet its business objectives and carbon reduction targets by 2030, the organisation chose to partner with global energy ... more

Launch of Energy 2015, the UK's new energy trade show

As the UK renewables industry continues its upward trajectory, Energy 2015 has firmly marked its place on the trade show calendar – providing a much-needed focal point for the energy generation ... more

How is technology changing Europe’s energy consumption habits?

Since the turn of this century, increasing concern about climate change has driven a dramatic growth in renewable generation across Europe. Power plants have become smaller, localised and ... more

Apple growers focus on core business with solar

An apple storage company in Kent is set to reap the fruits of its labours with nearly 800 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on its roof.

The Apple Growers Association (AGA) in Tunbridge Wells has sown ... more

Improving datacentre UPS energy efficiency

When it comes to critical power provision, datacentre managers have two potentially competing aims: how to maintain the most resilient power path to critical loads whilst ensuring the best possible ... more

ZERO exhibit at Ecobuild

ZERO, a renewable energy company based in Exeter, will be exhibiting at Ecobuild (3rd - 5th March), the UK's leading event for sustainable design, construction and energy, based at ExCel, London. The ... more

Sustainable Energy – Rise in effective commercial applications

Trying to find the best prices to keep your commercial property working and won't end up costing the earth in the long run can be extremely confusing. Who knows what's best and, more importantly, ... more

New whitepaper from Festo explains how energy costs in compressed air systems can be reduced by up to 60%

Festo, a supplier of automation technology, has published a new whitepaper entitled “Reduce energy costs in compressed air systems by up to 60%”.The whitepaper, which can be downloaded for free, ... more

Making existing facilities energy-efficient

In 2013, the primary energy consumption of the industrial sector was one per cent lower than the year before. Nevertheless, it still accounts for 43.6 million tons of oil equivalent. No question, ... more

Making existing facilities energy-efficient

In 2013, the primary energy consumption of the industrial sector was one per cent lower than the year before. Nevertheless, it still accounts for 43.6 million tons of oil equivalent. No question, ... more

Further commitment from the renewables sector secured thanks to open and honest approach

With increasing global focus on renewable and green energy, Quartzelec, the independent international electrical engineering group, is delighted to have secured another sizeable and significant ... more

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