Last December the European Commission presented the European Green Deal, a plan which is at the core of the strategy to become a carbon neutral region by 2050. This ambitious plan requires significant investments in all resources and technologies able to produce sustainable energy in a sustainable way. However, when it comes to the nuclear option, there is some controversy on whether this could be…

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Europe’s steel industry and the need to decarbonise

A recent article by Ben Jones in the Financial Times (Europe’s steel industry needs a credible plan to go green, August 6, 2020) discussed the problems that the steel industry is having in reducing…

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Energy System Energy Efficiency Technology

What is the carbon footprint of space travel?

Who couldn’t have been wowed by the recent incredible crewed Space X launch on the 30th May? Two astronauts successfully left the earth’s atmosphere to dock with the international space station on a…

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Finance

How do we finance industrial energy efficiency?

After the first oil crisis, to minimise the risk of major shortages, the US federal government required large industry simply measure their energy use to better understand energy flows within their…

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Funding Programs Research & Innovation Finance System Support

Going DEEP

In addressing our long-term climate and energy goals, we seriously need to upscale investments in energy efficiency, because reducing demand is a major element in reducing GHG emissions. The Energy…

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Energy System Energy Efficiency Technology

Could Ammonia be an energy black swan?

 

 

The ammonia market is worth about 33 billion dollars accounting for a staggering 1.8% of global carbon emissions. Produced under super high pressures from Hydrogen and Nitrogen; Ammonia…

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How will energy look in 2030? My 10 predictions for the next 10 years!

 

 

How will energy look in 2030? My 10 predictions for the next 10 years!

 

 

 

Predictions are fun aren’t they? Deep down you know even your boldest shot will be wrong - but that doesn't stop us…

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Energy Management

Barriers to Data Collection in Industrial Energy Audits

An energy audit is one of the most efficient tools for industries to achieve a better understanding of the energy flows within the plant, to benchmark consumptions with reference values for the sector…

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National & Regional Policy Financing Sources & Form

Investing in improving energy efficiency is industry's chance to be part of the post-pandemic economic recovery

In January 2020, the European Commission presented its European Green Deal investment Plan. The European Green Deal Investment Plan will mobilise EU funding and create an enabling framework to…

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Ceramics industry and the transition to a Circular Economy

The EU ceramics industry is a world leader in producing value added, uniquely designed, high quality ceramic products manufactured by flexible and innovative companies, the majority of which are SMEs.…

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