Energy Efficiency

Food factories could save huge sums by being more energy efficient

Big savings on offer from improved energy efficiency

By Rick Pendrous

Many food and drink manufacturers are still reluctant to take advantage of efficiency savings, which will not only cut their energy bills but also reduce their environmental impact, it has emerged.

Plan for energy efficiency

Plan for energy efficiency

An energy efficiency and productivity improvement plan, aimed at providing support for enhancing the performance of motor-driven applications using variable-speed drives (VSDs) and high efficiency electric motors, has been launched by ABB.

Small firms should make most of the energy scheme that is mandatory for large businesses

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Small firms should adopt ESOS too

By Laurence Gibbons

Small food and drink manufacturers should adopt the framework set out in the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) even though they do not have to comply with the legislation.

Energy savings a plenty: the government's new ESOS project offers 'huge opportunities' to make savings, said the boss of JRP Solutions

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Energy scheme helps firms switch on to savings

By Mike Stones

The government’s new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) – launched last week – offers food and drink manufacturers the chance to make significant savings, while demonstrating their green credentials, says the boss of the firm sponsoring the Food...

Energy saving plans are often over ridden by excessive managerial caution, claims the Carbon Trust

Food firms’ fear of change delays energy savings

By Freddy Dawson

UK food and drink manufacturers are failing to make maximum energy savings because their managers are worried about change, warns a new business launched by the Carbon Trust.

Super savings

Super savings

By Sarah Britton

As the cost of energy continues to rise, food and drink processors are pulling out all the stops to make their factories more efficient. Sarah Britton investigates

Energy reduction becomes a priority

Energy reduction becomes a priority

With growing concerns about climate change and electricity costs soaring, the cold storage and distribution sector faces a challenging future. Francesca Twinn reports on how new research could help to provide the answers


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