The UK government has fulfilled the promise made earlier this year to allow small emitters and hospitals to opt out of the European Union Emissions Trading System.
UK government plans to rank businesses according to their performance on energy efficiency has been ditched by Chancellor George Osborne in his Autumn Statement.
UK Energy Minister Greg Barker yesterday announced that 38 communities across the country have been awarded a share of £3 million to install renewable heating.
The UK government claims it is making strides in its flagship Green Deal scheme but a survey reveals that 96% of the British public have not heard of the home energy initiative or do not understand it.
Water efficiency must not be neglected in the UK government’s new home and business energy saving initiatives, urge the Energy Saving Trust and Waterwise.
Tower block residents typically miss out on energy efficiency advice and improvements, but they could provide an ideal vehicle for whole building improvements, says Green Alliance.
The UK’s Ministry of Defence has enlisted IT giant IBM to help it improve the energy efficiency of its 4000 military bases and training grounds.
As UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey today officially unveils the government’s long-awaited Energy Bill, he confirmed that energy intensive industries will be exempted from increased costs.
Alongside the Energy Bill published today, the UK government is also laying out proposals to radically improve the country’s energy efficiency.
A report from the Association for the Conservation of Energy out on Monday has accused the UK government of significantly reducing the financial help on offer to the fuel poor.