Category: Energy Efficiency


Less an energy strategy, more a bad student assignment

By Bridget Woodman, Energy Policy Group, 8th of April, 2022. The end of term means that it’s marking time at universities.  At Exeter we have very strict rules about giving feedback within a three...


Cooling, a blind spot in UK energy policy

By Mehri Khosravi and Richard Lowes, Energy Policy Group, 25th March 2022. The context The cooling of buildings accounts for about 20% of the total current electricity use worldwide, however, it is estimated that...


The Heat Transition must be local, energy-efficient, and rapid – the UK’s new Heat and Buildings Strategy is light on all three

By Calum Harvey-Scholes, Energy Policy Group, 16th of November 2021 It is widely accepted that delivering a zero carbon heat system will need to be both decentralised and designed for the locality, implying an...