Energy-saving auction: DECC awards ONLY £1.28m

DECC has awarded only £1.28 million from a £10 million pot it had offered as part of an energy-saving initiative. The first auction for the Electricity Demand Reduction (EDR) scheme, which provides financial support for projects that cut demand at peak times, was held last week. The £1.28 million fund has been offered to 18 […]

New £20m pot for businesses that cut energy use

Businesses could receive financial incentives for cutting the amount of electricity they use through a new pilot scheme announced yesterday. British firms and other organisations such as charities that install more efficient motors, air conditioning and lighting could get cash from a fund worth up to £20 million for reducing their energy usage. Energy Secretary […]