Domestic Appliances Guzzle Far More Energy than Advertised – EU Survey

TVs, dishwashers and fridge freezers have been found to guzzle up to twice as much energy as advertised on their energy labels, in a wide-ranging EU product survey. When tested under real-world conditions, the €400,000, 18-month investigation found widespread overshooting of the goods’ colour-coded A-G energy classes, due to the …

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017

During the EU’s Sustainable Energy Week, public authorities, energy agencies, research organizations, NGOs, businesses, and private consumers will have the chance to exchange ideas about providing secure, clean and efficient energy. Events organized as part of the week will include the annual Policy Conference on sustainable energy as well as …

OSCE Promotes Green Technologies Transfer in Kazakhstan

ASTANA, 14 September 2016 – Promoting the Green Bridge Partnership Initiative (GBPI) with a focus on exchange of green technologies and improved co-operation is the topic of a two-day OSCE-supported international conference that started today in Astana. The conference brought together some 150 representatives from state institutions, non-governmental and international …

Australians Have Spent almost $8bn on Rooftop Solar since 2007

Solar Citizens says since the 2012-13 financial year, rooftop solar owners have saved about $1bn on their household bills each year. Australian households and small businesses have invested more than $1bn a year in rooftop solar over the past five years, spending a total of almost $8bn since 2007, new …

REDEC 2016

REDEC 2016 is a specific scientific conference that helps in finding innovative and adequate solutions for energy saving and production in developing countries. During the first REDEC 2012 and the second REDEC 2014 conferences, participants from across the globe have discussed the scientific issues that were presented and subsequently published …

Energy Savings Week: How Lighting Standards Are Saving You Money

If your family is home for the holidays, chances are the lights will end up staying on a little longer than usual. Those late night discussions and friendly family board games often require extra light to keep the action going. The good news is—even with that extra light—your energy bill …