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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
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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
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
The Department for Energy and Climate Change announced on 7th December a £30 million boost in funding for public sector and community energy efficiency projects. Energy Secretary Chris Huhne stated that £10 million would be distributed through the Local Energy … Continued
After the launch on 23 November of the Green Deal consultation, and the announcement shortly after that an extra £200 million will be allocated by the treasury to ensure uptake Karen Lawrence, head of consulting here at Local Energy, shares … Continued
John Cridland, director general of the CBI, has weighed in on the government’s highly contentious plans to reduce the feed-in tariff. Speaking at the CBI dinner in Derby on the 10th November, he called the plans “the latest in a … Continued
The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme was given approval by the European Commission yesterday, and is due to be launched in November. The scheme had previously been delayed just hours before it was due to launch in September, as regulators … Continued
At Local Energy we recently conducted a survey of Local Authorities to examine the impact of cuts on their climate change strategy and staff. The results demonstrate that almost all the respondents had shed staff as a result of cuts. … Continued