On this page we will add links to sources of information on renewable technology and incentive schemes.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
The Department of Energy & Climate Change works to make sure the UK has secure, clean, affordable energy supplies and promotes international action to mitigate climate change. DECC is the government department responsible for ensuring the government meets its Renewable Energy Targets (RET) and creates and implements renewable energy programmes such as the Renewable Heat Incentives, the Green Deal and the Feed in Tariff.
The Energy Saving Trust
The Energy saving trust is an excellent source of information for homeowners and businesses looking to make energy efficiency improvements in order to save energy and reduce their carbon emissions. It provides expert knowledge and advice and guidance on government incentives and other support for renewable energy installation.
Ofgem is the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets. They are a non-ministerial government department who protect the interests of the nation’s gas and electricity consumers. Ofgem also administers a number of government environmental programmes including the Renewable Heat Incentives, the Feed in Tariff and the Energy Companies Obligation (ECO).
The Carbon Trust
The Carbon Trust advises businesses, governments and the public sector on reducing their carbon footprint, cutting energy costs and gaining a strategic competitive advantage, through advice, carbon footprinting and by helping the development and deployment of technology.