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.
- News story: Minister Nick Hurd announces £5 million towards Redcar Growth ZoneClimate Change and Industry Minister Nick Hurd announced today that £5 million, from a pot of up to £80 million of government funding, committed in response to the collapse of the SSI plant in Redcar, will go towards a Redcar Growth Zone. […]
- Press release: Consumer minister urges people to register their appliancesConsumer Minister Margot James and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy are supporting Register My Appliance Day with the Association of Manufacturers and Domestic Appliances (AMDEA). […]
- Want to save the world? Have fewer children | LettersClimate change | Definite articles | So… | Weetabix concoctions | Playground rhymesChris Goodall’s list of 15 things you can do to help save the world (G2, 19 January) misses what is surely the most important thing: have fewer children. Without controlling population growth we have to run ever faster to stay in the same place as far as climate change is conc […]
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