Heat is the largest energy end-use with over 50% of global final energy consumption
of heat globally was consumed in industry, with another 46% used in buildings and the remainder used in agriculture in 2020 (IEA)
of UK greenhouse gas emissions are attributable to heating (BEIS)
of global heating equipment installed in 2020 were low carbon solutions, although this needs to rise to 80% in 2030 in the Net Zero Emissions by 2050 Scenario (IEA)
heat pumps across the world were in operation in 2020, this is an increase of around 80 million since 2010 (IEA)
Ramping up heat pump production to decarbonise Europe’s building stock
In total, some €1bn is to be invested on expanding Viessmann’s heat pumps and green climate solutions portfolio, including electricity storage, solar ...
World’s first commercial ‘sand battery’
Low-cost electricity heats up 100 tonnes of low-grade builders sand, held in a steel container measuring 4x7 metres, to around 500°C. This creates hot...
UK’s biggest ever renewables auction secures record amount of low carbon energy
Nearly double the capacity achieved in the previous round, the energy was secured across a range of clean technologies, including offshore wind, solar...
New infrastructure plans for large-scale decarbonisation in north-west Europe
The project includes a 1,000 km CO2 export trunkline operated by Equinor which will transport CO2 for safe and permanent storage under the seabed on t...
Current UK government programmes will miss net zero target
Last year, the CCC applauded the UK government for setting ambitious targets and launching a new Net Zero Strategy. Policies are now in place for most...
Events and training
British Institute for Energy Economics Policy Conference 2022
Register at https://www.biee.org/conference/biee-policy-conference-2022/
Level 3: Advanced Energy Manager
10/10/2022 - 27/02/2023
This 10-day course is an advanced qualification aiming to support experienced energy managers to further advance their careers by gaining the skills a...
Technical guidance publications
Research report: Application of life cycle assessment methodology to the understanding of the energy balance and efficiency of hydrogen value chain building blocks
This document is free to download for registered users.This publication explores the efficiencies of the hydrogen energy system and quantifies the ene...
Guidelines for the assessment of ageing and life extension of non-metallic components in the offshore oil and gas industry, volume 2: composite equipment and repairs
This document captures industry good practice, knowledge and learning on these elements of composite materials. This guidance will provide a star...
Waste to products – Technology and economic assessment (phase 1)
This document is free to download for registered users.The EMG and Soil Wastes and Groundwater group (SWG) of the EI and Concawe have commissioned E4t...
A site operator's guide to electric vehicle charging equipment at filling stations
This document is aimed at operators of filling stations and those responsible for deciding whether or not to install electric vehicle charging equipme...
High level framework for process safety management
In 2010 the EI's Process Safety Committee identified a benefit in promoting a common high-level framework for PSM across the energy industry sectors. ...