Entries by EdwardLamb

Inteb names Tomorrow’s Women Wirral as its chosen charity

A GROUNDBREAKING and dynamic organisation that helps women to turn their lives around and make a fresh start has become the chosen charity for Inteb Managed Services. The company will be supporting Tomorrow’s Women Wirral, an award-winning community charity committed to reducing female offending and imprisonment as well as providing assistance to women who have […]

Improving energy efficiency in commercial buildings

Around 30 per cent of the average energy used in commercial buildings could be wasted, prompting action for commercial property owners to reduce hefty energy bills and their business’ impact on the environment. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning systems and lighting typically account for more than three-quarters of a building’s energy use. However, costs associated with […]

Inteb reassures that smart meters are not compulsory

Reassurances have been given by Inteb Managed Services that the installation of a smart meter is not compulsory for energy consumers. Following concerns issued nationally by Citizens Advice that some customers have been told the meters are a legal requirement, Inteb’s commercial director Raja Khan explained: “Smart meters are not compulsory; it’s entirely the consumers’ […]

Energy firms told to boost cyber security

Energy firms could be fined up to £17m if they fail to have robust safeguards in place against cyber attacks. New regulators will be able to assess critical industries to make sure plans are as robust as possible. A simple, straightforward reporting system will be set up to make it easy to report cyber breaches […]

American-style freezers could be wasting energy

American-style side-by-side fridge-freezers could cost more than three times as much as a conventional standalone unit to run. These are the findings from an appliance advice group which suggests this type of appliance is becoming increasingly common among the 19 million fridge-freezers being used in the UK. The group at ToptenUK.org collected data on 70 […]

Inteb director Tom Kelly appointed to chair influential Energy and Environment Forum

Inteb director Tom Kelly has been appointed to the prestigious role as chair of an influential group tasked with business growth in the energy and environment sectors. The newly-launched Wirral Chamber of Commerce Energy and Environment Forum has identified significant growth opportunities for these sectors not only locally and regionally but also on a national […]

Renewable energy ‘set to be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020’

Renewable energy will be cheaper than fossil fuels in two years’ time, according to a new report. Experts predict that investment in green infrastructure projects will lead to decreases in the cost of energy for consumers. Continuous technological improvements have led to a rapid fall in the cost of renewable energy in recent years, meaning […]

Electric cars ‘could save’ Ellesmere Port factory

Ministers have been asked to come up with plans to secure the future of the Vauxhall car plant at Ellesmere Port and to promote it as a factory in the vanguard of the electric vehicle revolution. The future of the Cheshire factory, home of the Vauxhall Astra, has been in doubt since it, along with […]

Green Christmas adds to Britain’s record year for power generation

New figures show that on top of a record breaking year for power generation, Christmas Day 2017 was the greenest ever. According to analysis of Electric Insights data by researchers at Imperial College London, in collaboration with Drax, 2017 was also on course to be the cleanest year for electricity generation. On Christmas Day carbon […]