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Positive News: how small businesses can benefit from installing solar panels

The team at Positive News recently interviewed Simon Nicholls, managing director of UK renewable energy developer Olympus Power, about how small businesses could benefit from installing solar panels on their rooftops. The interview covers: likely installation costs, payback times, building requirements, and more. Stay up-to-date with the latest news The Sparks newsletter by Energy Solutions Oxfordshire…

O2 to cut emissions from data centres through energy efficiency improvements

O2 has announced that they have invested in innovative energy-efficient cooling equipment to regulate the temperature of data centres and core network sites. These will replace traditional electric-powered air conditioning and transitional gas-based refrigeration. In 2016, it was reported that the world’s data centres used more than Britain’s total annual electricity consumption – 416.2TWh, significantly higher than the…

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Upcoming event: school energy improvements – measures & funding options (inc. Salix)

The event in brief Topic: Energy improvements for schools: typical measures, funding options (inc. Salix), and sharing Windmill Primary School’s experienceDate: Wednesday 26 May 2021Time: 8.30-9.30amLink to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkd-itqzMrE9BY8cQqsHf4z4GvFNX1FRcH More details Oxfordshire’s buildings are old, inefficient, and constantly wasting energy. In fact, in the UK buildings are responsible for 29% of total carbon emissions– and…