Read ‘The Rough Guide to Community Energy’ for free

‘The Rough Guide to Community Energy’ is a recently launched free book that encourages people to launch carbon-cutting and renewable-energy projects in their local communities. According to the Guardian: “The book covers everything from setting up a group, to picking a … Continued

Committee on Climate Change expresses concerns over Green Deal

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has expressed concerns about the success of the Green Deal following the recent launch of a consultation on the government’s proposals. In an open letter to Chris Huhne MP, Secretary of State for Energy … Continued

Renewable Heat Incentive applications open

The long-awaited Renewable Heat Incentive scheme opened for applications today after being postponed at the last minute in late September. The £860m subsidy scheme is predicted to result in 126,000 installations and save 43 million tonnes of carbon by 2020. … Continued

Precursor to the Renewable Heat Incentive sees uptake of air source heat pumps

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announced on Friday 18 November that 24 social housing landlords have each secured up to £175,000 in the first phase of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) to install green heating systems, with … Continued

DECC: CRC simplification has limits

  The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has stated that it would not be expedient to remove certain aspects of financial administration from the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC). Speaking on behalf of DECC at the Energy Solutions Expo … Continued

Energy Bill clears House of Lords – Non-domestic Green Deal delayed

The Energy Bill has cleared the House of Lords and is awaiting the final stage of its passage through parliament – Royal Assent. The Bill is expected to come into law soon. During the debate in the Lords on Tuesday … Continued

Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Delayed For At Least Two Months

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announced on Friday 30 September that the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) subsidy scheme will be delayed for at least two months. This announcement came just hours before the scheme was due to … Continued

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