There are many quick and easy energy saving tips and small behavioural changes are a good place to start but there are new technologies that are designed to help householders produce their own energy, reducing energy bills and in some instances even make a profit. There are two schemes that can make this all possible. The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and Feed in Tariff (FIT) are schemes where the government offer financial help to encourage people to use renewable technologies and reduce their energy consumption, thereby reducing the amount of CO2 contributing to climate change.
- Behind the Scenes at GDHIFSince the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund closed we’ve been busy behind the scenes. This blog provides an update of our activity. Payments to GDHIF applicants GDHIF has been extremely popular with over 21, 000 applications to the scheme when it closed in July. Some payments are taking a little longer than we would like […] […]
- The first UK trial of the Softrak harvesterWe are now well into the final phase of the Wetland Biomass to Bioenergy project, and whilst the remaining participants are consolidating plans and ideas, we are still seeing innovation. Over the last two weeks we have been trialling a new harvesting machine across some of our challenging wetlands in the Somerset Levels and Moors. […] […]
- Climate change report by Lord Stern shows there's still time justStudy says halting rise of carbon emissions is achievable at modest cost, but this is nothing new. What's stopping us? Continue reading... […]
- Climate change report: prevent damage by overhauling global economyReducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern Continue reading... […]