Accommodation sector’s energy use since 2000 ‘up more than any other industrial sector’

The UK’s wider economy has seen its energy usage decline by almost 20% over the same period

Energy costs ‘among retailers’ top concerns for 2020′

That’s the suggestion from E.ON, which says despite this, many firms are overlooking opportunities to cut their bills

Water saving at work ‘is lagging behind turning off the taps at home’

Despite nearly two-thirds of public sector workers in England and Scotland saying they have cut the amount of water they use at home, less than half are taking these practices to work

Bitcoin demand is massive – but dwarfed by domestic devices on standby

New research from the University of Cambridge suggests the cryptocurrency network consumes energy at a rate of around 50TWh a year

Domestic efficiency measures ‘pay for themselves 12 years faster than renewables’

New research highlights how the average renewable installation, such as rooftop solar panels or mini wind turbines, takes 21 years and three months before it starts to make a saving

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Congratulations on your new baby… but don’t forget about the energy bill

A new study suggests a baby being born means a household’s energy bills are likely to rise by a third

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Yorkshire Water to break world record for… acoustic ears?

The utility aims to install 34,000 auditory devices into its underground pipe network to listen out for leaks

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Savills slashes energy use with behavioural prompts

The estate agent said its reduced consumption by 26% without impacting day-to-day business activities

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England ‘could face water shortages within 25 years’

Sir James Bevan, CEO of the Environment Agency, warns the future is bleak unless action is taken now

Veolia and Anglian Water target £1m savings

The firms say improved energy management can significantly reduce the water company’s carbon footprint