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2010-04-29 11:23:00

LONDON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of British Gas, the UK's leading energy supplier, paid less for their winter fuel this year compared to the winter of 2008/9, despite this being one of the coldest winters of recent decades. Bills have been reduced as a result of customers acting on the energy efficiency tips from the supplier and through the impact of British Gas' energy price cuts. The findings contradict recent reports of the wider trend that energy customers in general have...

2010-03-24 05:30:00

CHICAGO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As an industry first, Dyson's patented Airblade(TM) hand dryer is the first hand dryer to earn the Carbon Reduction Label from the Carbon Trust. Furthermore, Dyson research found that the manufacture of the new polycarbonate-ABS Dyson Airblade(TM) produces 50% less CO2( )emissions than the aluminum equivalent launched in 2007. The Carbon Reduction Label recognizes manufacturers' commitment to the further reduction of their product's carbon footprint - the...

2010-02-17 05:10:00

LONDON, February 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - SuperSwitcher is the First UK Comparison Site to Proactively Find Households the Best Energy Deals SuperSwitcher (http://www.superswitcher.co.uk) is the FIRST independent energy comparison website in the UK to offer free, automatic alerts whenever cheaper tariffs are available that matches users' individual preferences. This offers UK households unprecedented peace of mind over their energy bills. What makes SuperSwitcher's...

2009-12-14 05:00:00

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, England and LAS VEGAS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carbon Reducer Industries UK Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: CARN) has confirmed and placed purchase orders to Carbon Credits International Inc. for several ProReducer power optimisation units that will be distributed for trial periods over a variety of locations throughout the UK which will include government and private car parks, multi story car parks and shopping malls. Then to expand sales to government schools and...

2009-12-07 12:28:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) has reviewed the final decision on new price controls, made Monday (12/7) by the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets, the entity that regulates Western Power Distribution, PPL's electricity distribution company in the United Kingdom. Ofgem's decision governs prices charged by electricity distribution companies such as WPD for the five-year period from April 1, 2010, through March 31, 2015. The regulator's...

2009-11-17 02:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The nascent European marine energy industry is still weathering storms unleashed by the global economic crisis. This market was particularly hard hit by the recession because it relied so heavily on venture capital and private equity investment. But now, it looks as though the UK government and the EU will extend long-awaited lifelines helping companies continue to develop this predictable and abundant energy source that is capable of one day supplying 10...

2009-10-20 09:00:00

BRANCHBURG, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Noveda Technologies, the leader in web-based energy monitoring and visualization systems, today announced a strategic partnership with EnergyWatch to help promote energy efficiency technologies and services for large businesses. The partnership was announced today by Kevin Duffy, Director of Business Development for Noveda Technologies, and Keena Hammond, Executive Managing Director of EnergyWatch, during a meeting with the New York Energy...

2009-10-16 09:08:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Trends in B2C green energy marketing http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155088/Reportlinker-Adds-Trends-in-B2C-green-energy-marketing.html Introduction National and EU governments are now showing the level of commitment to the green energy sector that would encourage the development and marketing of green retail energy tariffs. There is...

2009-09-28 09:49:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy price reporting agency Argus Media has completed the purchase of the Energy Market Report, a daily publication based in Portland, Oregon, that covers North American electricity markets. This acquisition means Argus now covers all the major energy markets in North America, following its launch of natural gas indexes in July. Argus is already a key provider of pricing data on North American coal, emissions, crude and refined oil...

2009-09-21 07:35:02

Offer important lessons for the United States, study finds The United States can become more energy efficient and create more "green" jobs by adopting some of the strategies used by the European Union and Australia to rate and disclose the performance of commercial and government-owned buildings, according to a new RAND Corporation study issued today. The study finds that wealthier countries use more than a third of their energy to heat, cool and illuminate buildings, but not always...


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