Heat Pump Association welcomes new £5,000 grant strategy

It has said the new Heat and Buildings Strategy will help strengthen the already growing heat pump market and is the right step in limiting fossil fuel output

Switch2 smartens up and joins local energy system project in Warrington

The heat network specialist will join Project Rewire-NW, which has won a share of £21 million of smart energy funding from UK Research and Innovation

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UK eyes its first contact lens recycling scheme

The scheme is a collaboration between Johnson & Johnson Vision and recycling firm TerraCycle

Collaboration for Regulation: GridBeyond urges compliance with ADE Flex Assure for industry integrity

Last week, the Association of Decentralised Energy (ADE) published Flex Assure, a voluntary Code of Conduct for DSR providers.

Pakistan commits to planting 10 billion trees… sounds oak-ay

The scheme aims to help reduce the effects of climate change by absorbing large amounts of carbon dioxide

UK manufacturing and infrastructure gets £19m boost

A new competition is offering up to £19 million to improve growth and productivity across the UK’s manufacturing and infrastructure sectors. The main project aims to improve smart energy technology to add intelligence to physical infrastructure and improve cost, performance, resilience and sustainability. It will do this by paying up to 70% of eligible project […]

End to onshore wind support ‘puts £10m under threat’

The UK Government’s decision to end support for onshore wind could threaten £10 million of investment at a Scottish eco park. The government is scrapping subsidises for new onshore wind projects in April 2016 – a year earlier than expected. Binn Eco Park, a former landfill site, is now home to waste recovery, recycling facilities and an anaerobic digestion plant. […]

US launches green energy initiatives

US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has launched a number of new green energy schemes. The projects will help combat climate change and accelerate clean energy technology and policies ahead of the December 2015 climate talks in Paris. He met with global energy leaders at two events: the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) and […]

CRC changes announced

The Government have announced proposals that could change the Carbon Reduction Scheme. Changes could potentially reduce the burden on UK businesses and improve greater certainty in compliance with energy saving measures. Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said: “Our proposals will make it easier and simpler for businesses to feel the benefits of using less energy […]

RenUK welcome end of MCS

A government scheme that comes to a close this week will be good for the wind industy, say RenewableUK. The wind and marine energy trade association have said that it will eliminate uncertainty over what products are available for the Feed-in Tariff and improve confidence about turbines for purchase. The Microgeneration Certification Scheme for green […]