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Energy Efficiency & Lighting

Lights out, power on

The Covid-19 pandemic has put increasing pressure on industry to move towards reduced physical workforces and ever-increasing automation. While it is not a new phenomenon, so-called ‘lights out manufacturing' has taken on a new importance in a landscape where the overcrowding of people could…

  • 13/07/2021

Majority of UK manufacturers prioritising flexible energy models in post-pandemic recovery

Manufacturing businesses are heavily focussed on flexible generation and distribution alongside decarbonisation of their energy use in the wake of the pandemic. This is according to key findings from Aggreko’s latest manufacturing report of Q2 2021, which surveyed over 200 decision makers…

  • 25/06/2021

Manufacturer William Hughes to cut annual energy costs by £35,000 and Carbon Emissions by 100 tonnes with SolarEdge PV system

Embracing the value of solar technology, UK wire products manufacturer William Hughes is forecast to save £35,000 in energy costs and reduce carbon emissions by 100 tonnes per year following the installation of a optimised SolarEdge PV system at its headquarters in Stalbridge, Dorset.

  • 20/05/2021

UK manufacturing industry poised to reap the benefits of flexible CHP solutions

The benefits and potential of combined heat and power technology are being increasingly recognised by UK manufacturers post-pandemic, according to a new survey by Aggreko. Over 90 percent of respondents to the temporary equipment supplier’s questionnaire agreed that since 2020, they could see…

  • 11/05/2021

How Made Smarter manufacturers are using technology to save pounds and the planet

SME manufacturers supported by Made Smarter are using technology to save pounds and the planet. Businesses working with the technology adoption programme are investing in new machinery and digital tools to make their buildings, equipment, manufacturing and transport processes more efficient, use…

  • 20/04/2021

Honeywell commits to carbon neutrality in its operations by 2035

Honeywell has committed to become carbon neutral in its operations and facilities by 2035 through a combination of further investment in energy savings projects, conversion to renewable energy sources, completion of capital improvement projects at its sites and in its fleet of company vehicles, and…

  • 09/04/2021

Wieland’s new podis® power bus system – for the simple distribution of power

The new podis® power bus system from Wieland Electric helps to implement the distribution of power quickly and easily. Ideal for use in airports for baggage conveyor systems, office buildings, shopping centres for the ruting of power, the podis® power bus system has found popularity more…

  • 30/07/2020
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Internal Power Supplies for Instrumentation Applications

Ideal Power specialise in power supplies for use in a variety of products and applications. The 36LM range offers a variety of features including protection circuit, high performance, reliability, safety approvals and high efficiency suited for instrumentation projects. Single, Dual and Triple…

  • 16/05/2019

UK manufacturers to add nearly £1 million onto their energy costs by 2019

Energy consultancy company, Inenco, is advising manufacturers to start the New Year by taking action to reduce their non-commodity energy costs. Research carried out by the company has revealed that UK organisations combined can expect to have paid an extra £7.42 billion on their energy costs…

  • 19/01/2018

Five energy trends to look out for in 2018

According to the International Energy Outlook 2017, world energy consumption will increase by 28 per cent between 2015 and 2040. But, what changes will have to take place to meet this growing demand? Here, Jürgen Resch, Energy Industry Manager at industrial software expert COPA-DATA, gives his…

  • 16/01/2018