Energy Efficiency

07/July/2017

A waste incinerator with a rooftop ski run

A unique engineering project has raised the bar for efficient energy capture from incineration of garbage and provided a sports facility in an urban location
07/July/2017

Spending pennies to save pounds

Theme on Energy Efficiency part 1/5: The payback period for energy saving investments can be painfully long and the risk of no payback frighteningly big. There are ways to tear down both barriers
07/July/2017

Circular funding of energy savings

The value of energy-saving improvements at a shopping mall is sufficient to pay back the loan from the contractor that carried out the work and financed it
07/July/2017

Scandinavia shows the way for clean transport

Theme on Energy Efficiency part 2/5: Norway has the world's highest proportion of EV owners and Denmark is electrifying ship propulsion. It is time to change the way electricity is billed for
07/July/2017

In the hands of engineers

Theme on Energy Efficiency part 3/5: Better engineering everywhere can cut industrial energy use in all applications
07/July/2017

A path to growth and welfare

Theme on Energy Efficiency part 4/5: Companies are not investing enough in energy efficiency in order to reap its benefits. This is the economic oddity of energy efficiency, says Brian Motherway, head of energy efficiency at International Energy Agency
07/July/2017

Make the real cost of energy visible

Theme on Energy Efficiency part 5/5: What it takes is the right information and the right prices
06/July/2016

Self sufficient sewage

Turning muck into money is no problem for this sewage treatment plant, which produces more energy than it consumes (03:25)
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