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.
- Supporting our independent energy suppliersWith winter now upon us, concerns about energy bills naturally start to arise. This makes it even more important that all households are on the best energy deal for them – and now there are more companies than ever competing … […]
- Green Deal Home Improvement Fund updateFunding fully allocated and applications closed for solid wall insulation Up to £24 million worth of funding for solid wall insulation has been allocated to households in England and Wales and applications have now closed for that category. Please see … […]
- Rare European duck doing twice as well in protected areasPopulations of smew drakes, which number less than 200 in the UK, are growing twice as fast in Special Protection Areas Continue reading... […]
- Why Labour opposes this fanatical faith in shale gasWe will vote to prevent any developments of shale gas in the UK unless the Tories and Lib Dems concede to reforms of the regulatory regime Continue reading... […]