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 … […]
- Donald Trump effigy burns in San FranciscoGot a minute? Protesters burned Trump piñata … Indiana’s governor gave a non-endorsement to Ted Cruz … and everything else you need to know. By Scott Bixby 11.16pm BST Donald Trump may have snuck in to speak at the California Republican convention in San Francisco, but protesters still managed to make their feelings known. 11.16pm BST That was not the easies […]
- Paris agreement is a strong signal that 'we will solve climate crisis', Al Gore saysLeading environmental activist says cheaper renewable energy provides an opportunity to create a sustainable world economy – but we must do moreAl Gore, former US vice-president, Nobel laureate and chairman of the Climate Reality Project, has led the global discussion about climate change for many years. His multi-award-winning film An Inconvenient Truth (20 […]