The rollout of smart meters to 30 million UK homes and businesses will start in less than three years, Energy and Climate Change Minister Charles Hendry said today, unveiling new installation guidelines.
Climate Change Minister Greg Barker yesterday announced the first 22 organisations to have signed up to the government’s flagship Green Deal home energy efficiency scheme launching this October.
The UK’s Energy Technologies Institute has announced today that it is seeking partners for a new £13 million energy-from-waste demonstrator plant.
High volumes of customer complaints about loft and cavity wall insulation has led the UK’s Office of Fair Trading to launch an investigation into the home insulation market.
The UK government unveiled two measures today aimed at giving homeowners more advice about improving the energy efficiency of their properties.
The Danish Presidency’s proposal to improve energy efficiency across the EU and close the gap to the 2020 target of 20% is not enough, warn campaigners.
Denmark has set the most ambitious low-carbon target in the world – according to new legislation the country will generate 100% of its energy from renewable sources by 2050.
Official government statistics estimate that UK greenhouse gas emissions covered by the Kyoto Protocol were down 7% in 2011.
The UK government today published its plan for cutting emissions from heating used in homes, businesses and industry and unveiled a national heat map identifying areas potential suitable for district heating network.
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond launched an industry-led skills academy for the energy industry on Monday backed up with £900,000 of public funding.