Biomass – pushing up the price of your cupboards?

Biomass subsidies are pushing wood prices up which is badly affecting the furniture industry, an MP warned yesterday. The Furniture Industry Retail Association recently noted the “detrimental effect” the Renewables Obligation’s woody biomass subsidy is having on British manufacturing and has suggested a planning moratorium on new dedicated woody biomass energy plants. MP Graham Jones […]

Metal theft bill aims to save money and lives

A bill introduced to the House of Commons today aims to crack down on the increasing amount of metal being stolen across the energy networks. Graham Jones MP, who introduced the Private Members Bill, said thefts not only cost the companies money but is also people’s lives. Metal theft took six lives last year alone […]