Partnerships

Jan 14
Make it Cheaper and Eco-Nomics announce Energy Partnership

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Make it Cheaper one of the UK’s most successful SME energy brokers and Eco-Nomics, a leading UK energy efficiency consultancy, have today announced the formation of a strategic partnership to offer a complete energy service to Britain’s businesses. While wholesale energy prices have recently fallen, business energy costs have continued to rise – and these increases […]

Apr 07
IET project to inform UK’s future electricity networks enters next phase

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has received funding from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) ‘the UK’s innovation agency’ for the second phase of its Power Networks Joint Vision (PNJV) project. The PNJV is calling for a ‘whole system’ approach to adapting Great Britain’s power grid for decarbonisation, with a ‘systems architect’ at the […]

Mar 26
Low Carbon project celebrated at Westminster

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Employers investing in skills and training within the low carbon market were last night celebrated at a reception in Parliament. The Green Skills Alliance (GSA), made up of Asset Skills, ConstructionSkills and SummitSkills, held the event to mark the culmination of a two year programme to develop infrastructure to support employers involved in the energy […]

Mar 21
Housing and government leaders pledge joint action on climate change and fuel poverty

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Leaders from the housing associations and local authorities of the Liverpool City Region today pledged closer working to address global climate change and fuel poverty. The pledge was signed at an event attended by over 100 representatives from twenty organisations at Liverpool Town Hall. Delegates heard about the work of the Viridis partnership to work […]

Mar 10
Kebony wood selected for the world’s first Quiet Mark Treehouse

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Unveiled at the 2014 Ideal Home Show, the Quiet Treehouse has been designed by Blue Forest Luxury Treehouses and will be donated for permanent use by Chestnut Tree House, the children’s hospice in Sussex. Kebony has been working with Blue Forest Luxury Treehouses, John Lewis and Quiet Mark to develop an ambitious tree home made […]

Feb 11
Albion Community Power invests £1.5m in wind turbine in South Wales

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Albion Community Power (ACP), the recently launched power generation company, has invested £1.5m in partnership with Welsh developer Infinite Renewables to fund the development of a 500kw single wind turbine in Blaencilgoed, in South Wales. The wind turbine, which is the first investment made by ACP, will supply electricity to a local quarry. It is […]

Feb 03
EDF Energy launches new ‘Climate & Us’ website

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EDF Energy today announces the launch of Climate & Us; a new interactive website which aims to engage and educate individuals, businesses and communities on climate change and how it could affect where they live. Developed in collaboration with the Met Office and the University of Exeter, the website will host a range of up-to-date […]

Jan 20
ISA welcomes Qatar Green Building Council as a strategic member

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The Qatar Green Building Council (GBC) is the latest organisation to join ISA (International Sustainability Alliance), the global networking organisation dedicated to improving the sustainability of real estate through benchmarking. Qatar GBC is joining as a strategic member, which reflects its special role in acting as a focal point for Qatar-based companies to also join […]

Nov 30
Marks & Spencer first major company to sign up to the UNICEF carbon offset project

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Marks & Spencer (M&S) has become the first major company to sign up to UNICEF’s new carbon offset project. This initiative will improve the health and lives of vulnerable children while cutting carbon emissions that cause climate change. • 40,000 Bangladeshi families to benefit • 150 new jobs to be created • Fuel efficient cook […]