Tag Archive for 'energy consumption'

As global energy demand rises huge scale-up in renewable energy required to meet climate target

July 25th, 2012 by Stockholm Environment Institute

A Stockholm Environment Institute report shows that achieving UN energy goals within a 2°C pathway will require a massive scale-up of low-carbon technologies, driven by a shared development agenda and effective policies to guide public- and private-sector investment. The report, Energy for a Shared Development Agenda, combines a global assessment of energy scenarios up to […]

Britain can save £700 million per year with better lighting technology

December 7th, 2011 by Carbon Trust

As Christmas lights are turned on up and down the British Isles, the Carbon Trust has revealed that British businesses and the public sector can make their own lighting more efficient and save up to £700 million per year. The Carbon Trust has launched a lighting technology guide offering British businesses guidance on how to […]

Recession creates new attitude towards reducing energy use amongst US consumers and businesses

May 24th, 2011 by Deloitte LLP

A study from Deloitte shows the emergence of a diligent new attitude toward energy consumption in the United States. According to the study, 52 percent of companies are working to reduce their energy costs by 25 percent on average over the next two to three years. Concurrently, an increasingly sophisticated consumer demographic is looking for […]