March newsletter

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New Community Energy Saving competition announced by DECC

DECC has published details of a new competition for community groups and other eligible organisations across England. Groups are invited to apply for the funding to “develop innovative energy-saving ideas that could help slash energy bills”. Local Authorities are not … Continued

Community Energy Strategy launched

On 27th January, DECC launched the UK’s first ever Community Energy Strategy. The general response from experts and NGOs is positive and implementation is expected to lead to the growth of thousands of local community energy organisations. The Secretary of State has … Continued

Local Energy newsletter: Join our new, free public sector network; CRC registration deadline approaches; latest on changes to ECO and Green Deal

The first Local Energy newsletter of 2014 has just been published. You can read the newsletter in full here. To receive future copies direct to your inbox, please complete your details in the ‘Join our mailing list’ box on the … Continued

CRC Phase 2: Schools out… in England only

Local Energy understands that a draft Statutory Instrument – the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Order 2013 – was laid before parliament on 4th March. The Order is expected to replace the current legislation by May, in time to implement revised … Continued

EA publishes updated guidance for CRC Phase 1

The Environment Agency has published updated guidance for CRC Phase 1 participants, including detailed advice on the revised reporting requirements for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 compliance years. This guidance contains a number of changes that take effect immediately, so we … Continued

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