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.
- Japan’s Low Carbon NavigatorAs Tom trailed last week, Japan has launched their ’2050 Low Carbon Navigator’. You can access it in Japanese and, fortunately for me, in English and read all about why and how they built it. The work is a much welcomed addition to the growing 2050 Calculator family. Please try it out yourself. The main […] […]
- We’ve listened: a new approach to managing our radioactive wasteToday we’ve set out our renewed approach to find a suitable site to dispose of the country’s higher-activity radioactive waste. This waste exists from decades of enjoying the benefits of low-carbon electricity from nuclear power. We must manage this material responsibly and, in doing so, we can also support the development of new, clean, low-carbon […] […]