An energy boost

Aquamarine Power's Oyster 800 wave energy machine
Posted on 8 Aug 2013 by

Roberto Priolo, editor of TM’s sister publication Lean Management Journal, discusses how a lean implementation naturally supports a company’s effort to reduce energy-related wastage.

Generate your own energy

Posted on 1 Aug 2013 by

Cutting your energy costs in half. Having your own power station. Buying energy at wholesale prices. Coming off the grid. All of this sounds fanciful, but that’s the future of manufacturing, according to energy expert Peter Rolton.

The great energy myth

Posted on 22 Jul 2013 by

A new report from RWE npower bemoans the lack of transparency between government, industry and consumers, but there is an opportunity to work with the public more, says Marc Sobbohi.

Energy remains a hot topic for manufacturers

Muntons implemented energy monitoring and targeting at a cost of £100,000 and re-cooped the investment in six months.
Posted on 18 Jul 2013 by Tim Brown

Power was firmly on the agenda at the Future Factory: Energy Conference, hosted by The Manufacturer in Birmingham in July. Speakers at the event offered attendee manufacturers advice on the latest techniques and technologies available to help reduce energy consumption and also provided information on how to negotiate the best deals from energy suppliers.