New extra efficient heat pump developedIn a new paper published in the journal Communications Engineering, researchers from the University of Glasgow outline how their flexible heat pump technology provides an elegant and low-cost solution. The team led by Professor Zhibin Yu, have developed a
Does your organisation have an energy champion?Download this free checklist to get started as an energy champion at your workplace, making a difference for the environment and attracting the next generation of talented people to work for you. We all have a part to play when it comes to mitigating climate
Flo’s solar panel appealFlo’s has started a fundraiser to install solar panels, supported by our GreenFund. Flo’s is a community owned and run project, working to provide better local opportunities, to reduce inequalities, and support the environment. They are looking to
EcoSync and Electrogenic at the Energy Systems AcceleratorThe Energy Systems Accelerator (aka Mini-TESA) is a collaborative, world-leading hub and co-working space, championing green innovation in the energy sector. The official launch of this 100-person building took place on 26 May 2022 which currently
EcoSync cut energy bills for more than 10 Oxford collegesEcoSync is now working with over 10 Colleges of the University of Oxford to reduce energy consumption through innovative technology. Thanks to a £13,000 grant from the OxFutures GreenFund they have been able to progress to the next phase of their technology
We hit our targets a year early!We’re delighted to report that OxFutures has met its target to support almost 200 SMEs with fully funded energy assessments a full year ahead of schedule. This is great news for our programme specially designed to support energy efficiency in businesses.
Effective ways to protect your business as energy prices soarWholesale natural gas prices have quadrupled in the past year, and look set to rise even further this year. Here are some effective ways to build resilience through energy efficiency. Whether you are helping run a large business or an SME, or you are running
The rise of Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) and what it means for your businessA recently published report has found that nearly two-thirds of firms see the climate emergency and the reputational impact of not taking action are key drivers for energy efficiency projects. ESG is a new term that business leaders may not have heard yet,
An award winning approach to energy efficiencyThe Energy Solutions Oxfordshire’s approach to decarbonisation has been recognised as ‘award-winning’ through the Energy Pathfinders competition 2021. The countrywide Energy Pathfinders: 2050 competition awarded a first place prize to ep
Oxfordshire consortium wins government contract to launch energy efficiency service for local businessesIn Oxford, our buildings are responsible for the largest proportion of our annual carbon emissions – as outlined in the Oxford’s Citizen’s Assembly on Climate Change in September 2019. “The buildings sector should adopt improved building
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