Energy efficiency Features

Energy efficiency Features Archive

Industrial symbiosis: Collaborating to harness waste energy and materials for mutual benefit Industrial symbiosis: Collaborating to harness waste energy and materials for mutual benefit

Networks of companies worldwide are improving efficiency, saving costs and cutting their environmental impacts by partnering to share excess energy and resources

Renewables market report on China: Eye of the tiger, Part II Renewables market report on China: Eye of the tiger, Part II

In Part II of her feature on China’s expanding renewables sector, Rachel Parkes discusses the Chinese drive to renewables, and the challenges it faces in trying to meet its growing demand for renewable power.

Renewables market report on China: Eye of the tiger, Part I Renewables market report on China: Eye of the tiger, Part I

Since adopting its low carbon strategy in 2007, China has surged ahead with its 680 GW renewable power programme. But with GDP growth slowing, can China’s renewables revolution live up to expectations? Rachel Parkes reports in Part I on China’s rise to the top of the renewables charts.

Scotland gets serious about low carbon heat Scotland gets serious about low carbon heat

The Scottish Government published its Heat Policy State in mid June, setting out its approach towards decarbonising the heat system along with a framework for investment in a low carbon heat sector. Here, Stephanie Clark from Scottish Renewables suggests that to succeed, Scotland needs to learn significant lessons from the Danes.