July 6th, 2016

Biofuels: Improving or worsening the environment?

A recent study suggests that instead of reducing GHG emissions, the use of biodiesel in transport could increase emissions by 4%. This is equivalent to putting an extra 12 million cars on the road in 2020

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June 30th

Clean Restructuring: Design Elements for Low Carbon Wholesale Markets

This session is part of the Clean Energy Regulators Initiative Webinar Programme.

Theme 1 - The Evolving Role of Network Regulators.

Module 2: Design Elements for Low Carbon Wholesale Markets

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June 20th

Analysis of the recent German Underground Cabling legislation

In October 2015 the Federal Cabinet (Bundeskabinett) of Germany approved a draft bill that gives priority to underground cables instead of overhead lines for new high voltage, direct current (HVDC) transmission lines. It paves the way for a faster grid expansion, and deals with concerns raised by residents in many places about overhead lines.

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June 10th

The scope for energy savings from energy management

Energy management is a structured process through which organisations seek to optimise their energy use and whose definition and practice is codified through standards such as EN ISO 50001. It is an essential tool to deliver systemic level savings in how energy using capital is chosen and deployed but also, and importantly, with respect to how that capital is actually operated and managed.

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May 31st

The Moving Parts of Homes

This white paper is one of a series of thematic white papers covering various aspects of electrical installations in houses, flats and residential units. They are aimed at architects, designers, specification writers, decision makers and students.

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May 27th

What's preventing German SMEs from using green electricity?

In 2014, only 7% of German SMEs purchased green electricity. Research was conducted to try and find out why.

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May 26th

Buildings as micro energy-hubs delivering climate solutions

Buildings are more than just stand-alone units using energy from the grid. They are becoming micro energy hubs consuming, producing, storing and supplying energy more flexible than before.
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May 20th

How can energy management contribute to the EU's energy efficiency targets?

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Creating greater synergies between industry and urban areas

Could excess energy produced by an industrial plant be used for nearby residences?

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May 14th

Roadmaps to Urban Electrification

The project "Urban electrification – impact of electrification of urban infrastructure on costs and carbon footprint" explored potential paths in the development of the energy infrastructure for a city of 150,000 residents. 

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