Energy Efficiency

FuturENERGY digital energy magazine. News and current developments on energy efficiency, solutions to improve energy efficiency and energy saving

Global energy investment stabilised above USD 1.8 trillion in 2018, but security and sustainability...

Global energy investment stabilised in 2018, ending three consecutive years of decline, as capital spending on oil, gas and coal supply bounced back while investment stalled for energy efficiency and renewables, according to the...

More people have access to electricity than ever before, but world is falling short...

Despite significant progress in recent years, the world is falling short of meeting the global energy targets set in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for 2030. Ensuring affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern...

BayWa r.e. report shows huge corporate appetite for clean energy

In partnership with the RE-Source Platform, BayWa r.e. has published its Energy Report 2019 which analyses the attitudes of 1,200 European corporations towards renewable energy. While 89% of all those surveyed agreed on the...
El sector de servicios energéticos facturó un 7% menos en 2020, pero creció en el número de empresas

EIB and Banco Santander to provide EUR 50m to businesses and the self-employed to...

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Santander España are providing businesses and the self-employed with a credit line – including EUR 50m of EIB funds – for professional projects improving energy efficiency. This is...

Developing nations assume the mantle of global clean energy leadership

Surging electricity demand, sinking technology costs, and innovative policy-making have allowed developing nations to seize the mantle of global clean energy leadership from wealthier countries, the Climatescope study from BloombergNEF (BNEF) concludes. Emerging market...

EU to be carbon-neutral by 2050

On 28 November the European Commission adopted a strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy by 2050: ‘A Clean Planet for All’. The strategy shows how Europe can lead...

The world’s largest solar hot water system is managed by Danfoss solutions

Sondex® heat exchanger technology and VLT® drives from Danfoss ensure world-class efficiency in pump control and heat transfer at the world’s largest solar hot water system. The plant harnesses energy to heat the homes...

Digitisation improves the energy efficiency of buildings by 82% and infrastructures by 79%

The report ‘Living in a World of Data’, drawn up by Schneider Electric, reveals the sustainability trends that are changing today's business panorama and shows how technology is helping companies respond. According to Schneider...

Enel and EnergyNest explore thermal energy storage opportunities

Among innovative technology providers developing a thermal energy storage system, Norway-based cleantech company EnergyNest is currently one of the partners selected by multinational energy provider Enel for the analysis of the benefits and impacts...

European Commission and Bill Gates-led Breakthrough Energy launch €100 million clean energy investment fund

The European Commission and Breakthrough Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish Breakthrough Energy Europe (BEE) – a joint investment fund to help innovative European companies develop and bring radically new clean...