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.
- Guest blog from Yorkshire Energy Doctor, Kate UrwinLast week the CMA reported that consumers are paying £1.7 billion a year more than they need to on their energy bills, with 70% of the domestic customers of the six largest energy firms on the more expensive ‘default’ standard … […]
- 'Bioenergy Sustaining the Future' - 3rd competition launchedOur third Bioenergy Sustaining the Future (BESTF) competition launched in December and we’re once again looking for UK industry to lead or participate in innovative and collaborative bioenergy projects. We’re looking for projects that are close to commercialisation but that … […]
- Women are ready to take on fracking | LettersThere is a whole generation of women out here who were protesters at Greenham Common, Aldermaston, and the Newbury Bypass (Anti-Fracking groups plan protest camps, 26 May). Besides working with our partners to help our children carve out a life in a horribly hostile financial climate, we are volunteering on committees to help keep youth and children’s centre […]
- How a Nottinghamshire hamlet wages quiet battle against frackingAfter North Yorkshire allows test drilling, villagers in Misson are determined to stop the same happening in former bomber pilot testing ground When councillors in North Yorkshire ignored widespread public opposition and granted planning permission for the fracking company Third Energy to carry out test drilling, there were groans around the Nottinghamshire […]