Meeting the UK’s energy demand challenge

Nora Blascsok reports back from CREDS launch & EUED showcase. The great and the good of the energy sector came together to celebrate the launch of the new UK Centre for Research on Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS), as well as the final showcase of the six End Use Energy Demand (EUED) Centres at the Methodist …

Energy Efficiency may lead to increased energy consumption in China

Improvements in China’s energy efficiency may be associated with increased energy consumption, a new study has found. The study used an exergy-based approach to estimate the rebound effect at the national level. The analysis showed that in China, improvements in energy efficiency may be associated with increased levels of energy consumption overall – so-called “backfire”.  …

What would Brexit mean for UK energy efficiency policy?

Only 10 weeks and UK voters will make the most profound decision of this decade – will Britain stay or leave the European Union? There have been numerous analyses of what the implications of a so-called Brexit might be. Those include the economic impacts, security, and sovereignty. In this blog I will discuss one specific …