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 … […]
- Mr Stability: Turnbull's message rocked by real world ructions and party pressures | Lenore TaylorThe uneasy truce between the PM and his party’s right on climate change and marriage equality is under threat, while the Brexit vote challenges his stability v chaos messageIt’s an ephemeral thing to build a campaign on – the assurance of stability and the accusation that your rival will cause inevitable chaos – hard to prove and easily rocked by unpredictab […]
- UK's out vote is a 'red alert' for the environmentFrom the ‘red-tape’ slashing desires of the Brexiters to the judgment of green professionals, all indications are for weaker environmental protectionsDespite being an issue that knows no borders, affects all and is of vital interest to future generations, the environment was low on the agenda ahead of the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union.The sh […]