The town where one in ten have opted for solar power

_83164451_p1040245Even before she got behind her desk in Whitehall, Amber Rudd, the new energy secretary, was promising to “unleash a new solar revolution”. A million people now live in homes with solar panels on the roof, and she says that number needs to increase further. Yet the residents […]

2017-01-17T20:54:38+00:00May 23rd, 2015|News|Comments Off on The town where one in ten have opted for solar power

£70 million for home energy efficiency through the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund Release 3

More people will enjoy a warmer home for less thanks to the third release from the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) worth up to £70 million.

s300_department-of-energy-climate-changeFrom midday, Monday 16 March, the popular scheme will open to new applications for the new release of funding, with up […]

2017-01-17T20:54:39+00:00March 4th, 2015|News|Comments Off on £70 million for home energy efficiency through the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund Release 3

UK spent 300 times more on fossil fuels than clean energy despite green pledge

Government’s export credit agency gave £1.13bn to ‘dirty’ energy operations abroad compared to just £3.6m to clean energy.

fossil fuelsThe UK government has broken a key pledge to support green energy abroad over “dirty” energy projects by spending more than three hundred times as much backing fossil fuel […]

2017-01-17T20:54:40+00:00February 10th, 2015|News|Comments Off on UK spent 300 times more on fossil fuels than clean energy despite green pledge

Landlords to be banned from letting draughtiest homes

New energy efficiency regulations could help around a million tenants who are currently paying £1,000 more than average on their energy bills.

House heating thermal imageLandlords will be banned from renting out England and Wales’ draughtiest homes from 2018 in a bid to cut energy bills and carbon […]

2017-01-17T20:54:41+00:00February 5th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Landlords to be banned from letting draughtiest homes