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Smart meter network passes 20 million milestone

Envirotec Magazine

The firm behind the telecommunications infrastructure underpinning the UK’s smart meters rollout, the Data Communications Company (DCC), says the 20 millionth smart meter has been connected to its national network. The group’s CEO, Angus Flett, said: “These 20 million meters have been added in less than 4 years.

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Solar panels may become mandatory on all new buildings in Europe

Envirotec Magazine

The European Commission announced on 18 May that it plans to make the installation of solar panels mandatory for all new public, commercial and residential buildings in the EU. It focused on three distinct pillars: energy savings, diversification of energy supplies, and accelerated roll-out of renewable energy.

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New York private college to shift from fossil fuel heating to geothermal

ThinkGeoEnergy

Bard College , a private liberal arts college in the hamlet of Annandale-on-Hudson, New York State, will soon replace its aging, fossil fuel-fired heating and cooling system located in The Charles P. Stevenson, Jr Library with a new state-of-the-art system that will run on geothermal energy.

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Industrial Revolution: Green Energy Solutions for the Modern Industries

Hydrogen Fuel News

The Industrial Revolution changed the way that industries produce and consume energy. Green energy solutions such as solar and wind power can power modern industries. In that way, they will not harm the natural environment while reducing the carbon footprint to offer a more sustainable energy source.

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Report details China’s complex energy landscape and its enormous green energy shift

Envirotec Magazine

Wind is China’s largest source of electricity after coal and hydropower, delivering 9.4% of the total electricity supply in 2023. The seeming enormity of the green energy shift taking place in China is given shape by what’s described as the most comprehensive English-language report on China’s energy transition.

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Most innovative energy start-ups recognised in German awards

Envirotec Magazine

Fifteen start-ups deemed to have the most innovative business models in the field of energy transition and climate protection were celebrated at an award ceremony in Berlin on 28 March – recipients of The Start Up Energy Transition Award (SET Award) administered in part by the German Energy Agency ( dena ).

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SP Energy Networks orders innovative grid balancing power solution

Smart Energy International

Hitachi Energy has won an order from SP Energy Networks to design and deliver an innovative power quality solution to balance the grid and boost the flow of renewable energy across the UK.