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.
- The Wetland Biomass to Bioenergy road showThe demonstrations for the wetland biomass to bioenergy project are now well underway, with six days already delivered and just two left to be held. Taking place in 3 locations across the country, it has felt more akin to a road show, as we travel from site to site to display the wonders of innovation in […] […]
- Energy and Environment Open Data ChallengeIt will start with a microphone, a stage, and an idea. Dozens of designers, developers and energy experts will be gathered. Some will have met before, most are strangers. All of them share an enthusiasm for working fast and solving big problems. And all of their eyes are on the stage. One by one, innovators […] […]
- Welcome to The GalapagosIt’s not every day that a one publishes a book. So I hope you will excuse this post. My latest book - The Galapagos: A Natural History - goes on sale in the UK today. Henry Nicholls […]
- Sales rises after years of declineFour out of five households now buying organic produce, with younger shoppers willing to spend the most, industry report findsSales of organic food and drink rose by 2.8% last year after successive years of decline, fuelled by strong growth among independent retailers and healthy online sales.The organic market in the UK was worth £1.79bn in 2013 – up from £ […]