Energy Efficiency

October 21, 2021

The UK’s transition to high-efficiency low carbon buildings

Published immediately prior to the UK’s Net Zero Strategy, the Heat and Buildings Strategy sets out the government’s plan to…
October 9, 2019

EDF Highlights Potential for Business Energy Efficiency

EDF Energy has claimed that the average UK business could save more than £46,000 per year on its energy costs…
August 7, 2019

Behaviour Change for Energy Efficiency

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published an evaluation of its Electricity Demand Reduction (EDR) pilot…
July 17, 2019

The Importance of Energy Efficiency for Net-zero Emissions

A new Committee Report for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has highlighted shortfalls in UK energy…
April 16, 2019
Energy Efficiency Policy

Why Laissez-faire Energy Efficiency Policy Fails in the UK

Research has been published in the journal of Energy Policy that describes successful energy efficiency policy for households. (more…)
March 19, 2019

BEIS Calls for Evidence on New Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency for SMEs

On 13 March, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched a call for evidence on how to…
December 19, 2018

Government Seeks Views on Draft SECR Guidance

BEIS is inviting comments on the draft guidance that will accompany the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) that…
October 23, 2018

UK Companies Make Sustainability Commitments on Pledge Wall

Some of the UK’s largest companies have pledged hundreds of millions of pounds to tackle climate change and improve sustainability.…
July 10, 2018

China Improves Energy Intensity Amidst Indications of Structural Change

A study from the University of East Anglia has found that China may have already met its Paris Agreement pledge…