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January, 2020

Save your business money and fight climate change

Thorlux saves £1m with solar energy Thorlux Lighting in Redditch has invested in a rooftop solar PV system of almost 1,000 panels, which will save over £30,000 and 57 tonnes of carbon each year with estimated lifetime savings of £1 million. Read a case study on this project. Harnessing the sun to generate clean solar energy and […]

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Lighting up Redhill School for a new decade

We’ve kicked off the new decade by delivering a brighter learning environment for Redhill School. Their new energy-efficient LED lighting installation involved replacing dated fluorescent strip lighting and will bring multiple benefits; lower energy bills lower maintenance costs with no tubes to buy or fit greater energy efficiency for a lower carbon footprint brighter classrooms […]

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November, 2019

Better performance from brighter classrooms

Brighter classrooms, brighter minds Providing the best learning environment for children and teachers may seem obvious, but many schools still have outdated, inefficient incandescent and fluorescent lighting. As well as emitting lower light levels in unfavourable yellow, such lights are always in need of replacement tubes and attract higher running costs. The opportunity to work […]

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What does net zero really mean and why does it matter to your business?

Like many businesses, you may be considering changes to your practices to reduce your environmental impact, often lead by moral or financial drivers. Recent government legislation to achieve net-zero by 2050 adds a legal factor into the mix too. But what does it mean? And how will it impact your business? What is Net Zero? […]

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October, 2019

Saving schools money with a switch to solar power

Increasing budgetary pressures in schools means more stress for Headteachers and School Business Managers trying to balance the books. Taking positive action with energy usage can go a long way to saving schools money by reducing bills, a welcome outcome in the current climate. One Welsh primary school has saved over £3,000 in the first […]

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Become a favoured supplier with exceptional CSR practices

Environmental and social practices The emphasis on environmental and social practices in the supply chain has never been greater. This comes as no surprise when McKinsey states 90% of a company’s environmental impact comes via its supply chain. As the pressure grows on large corporations to display greener practices, then so does that on their […]

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September, 2019

Ineco Energy powers Thorlux to a new level of renewable energy

Thorlux Lighting became the latest innovator to select Ineco Energy to assist in its mission to significantly reduce carbon emissions at its production facility. The installation of 909 solar photovoltaic panels on the roof of the professional lighting factory in Redditch is expected to reduce carbon emissions by over 1,500 tonnes and save in excess […]

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Creating a greener school without spending a penny

The Climate Change Movement Climate change is a hot topic in the world’s media. Global marches and strikes are becoming increasingly frequent, lobbying governments to force change by the masses rather than by the few. There’s every reason to support the movement towards greener living, at home, at work, in public spaces and in schools. […]

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June, 2019

The move to renewable energy

A landmark moment in energy production We reached a milestone in UK energy production in May 2019. We experienced the highest daily level of solar generated power last month, two days running, as well as an entire fortnight with no power generated from fossil fuels. These watershed moments demonstrate the growing importance of renewable energy […]

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May, 2019

The path to Net Zero – energy solutions that deliver

Our vision is to provide energy solutions that deliver net zero emissions for our clients, saving money and the planet. We welcome The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) recent recommendation that this goal is achievable by 2050 at no extra cost. The report’s author, Chris Stark, said “This report would have been absolutely inconceivable just a few […]

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March, 2019

Wales powers up with energy from sustainable sources

Renewable energy is now a reality for the majority Wales’ use of energy from sustainable sources reached a record high of 48% in 2017, far ahead of any other country in the UK. A study has identified the ease with which Wales could increase this further. The Welsh government is being urged to commit to […]

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December, 2016

50% of UK electricity comes from low carbon sources

Low-carbon electricity It has been a year of milestones for the shift towards greener energy: 5th May 2016 –  The first time since 1881 that Britain burnt no coal to produce its electricity. 3rd Quarter 2016 – More than half of the UK’s electricity was generated from low-carbon sources for the first time ever. We are […]

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Budgetary pressures lead to Nativity play-per-view

A Worcestershire primary school facing budget pressures has asked parents and carers at St Josephs Catholic Primary to pay £1 a ticket to watch their child in this years Nativity play.

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