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.
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- Should the UK be subsidising the world's first tidal lagoons?Company begins approval process for project that could power 1.5m homes in Wales, but concerns remain over enormity of scale and high electricity costs The company planning to build a series of massive tidal lagoons in the UK claim their project can generate electricity that will be competitive with offshore wind and nuclear power. But experts have urged the […]
- Oslo divests from coal companiesCity becomes first capital in the world to join fossil fuel divestment movement, following demonstration of 1,000 people in FebruaryThe City of Oslo has committed to selling off its investments in coal companies, citing the environmental damage caused by the fuel. It joins almost 40 cities around the world, including San Francisco and Oxford, UK, in dumping […]