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UK could rescue energy efficient homes policy with few key steps | Environment | The Guardian

September 27, 2017

‘Clean growth’ report steps into scrapping of green deal void and reinstates all new homes be zero carbon by 2020 Progress in making Britain’s homes more energy efficient has stalled, but the government could salvage billions in wastage by taking…

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Report lays out vision for ‘ambitious’ UK energy efficiency plan | Carbon Brief

September 27, 2017

An ambitious new infrastructure programme is needed to help to decarbonise the UK’s buildings – and a sweeping new plan shows what it could look like. The proposals, developed by Frontier Economics for a group of 28 NGOs, thinktanks, businesses…

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UK energy regulator made a breakthrough decision marking a new era for battery-storage

September 15, 2017

The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) announced on Wednesday that Anesco, a UK-based renewable energy company, will be the first commercial solar farm to retain their Renewables Obligation (RO) subsidy status even when the electricity generated is used…

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New Investment Property Legislation Could Lead to Fines for Landlords

September 15, 2017

UK landlords are being urged to brush up on their knowledge of new legislation in order to avoid being hit by fines. Direct Line for Business is encouraging the 1.75 million landlords in Britain to ensure they are aware of…

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Households ‘need help to get warmer home’

September 8, 2017

By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst Image copyright PA England’s householders get a raw deal over insulating their homes to save on energy bills, researchers say. Families in other nations receive much more help to reduce bills, the UK Energy…

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Energy Voice | Pressure on UK Government to set household efficiency targets – News for the Oil and Gas Sector

September 8, 2017

The Government should set long term targets backed by public investment and regulations to boost energy efficiency, for example setting a future goal to prevent the sale of houses that do not meet a certain level of energy performance, they…

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Mind your F’s and G’s

August 3, 2017

Rob Molyneux, director of energy and property services at Stroma, explains why the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard is vital in protecting the properties that lenders lend on. In April it will be illegal to let out properties with an energy…

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Energy Incentives – the year so far… – letsrecycle.com

July 18, 2017

As we approach the middle of year it seems like an appropriate point to take stock and look at developments in the area of incentives over the past six months and look ahead to what can be expected before the…

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UK celebrates solar independence day | Innovators magazine

July 5, 2017

People around the world are marking America’s independence day today – of course – but the Brits are keeping it local and celebrating their solar independence day. In its fourth year, it is an occasion for advocates of solar to…

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ESOS phase two guide is published | FM World – the BIFM’s Facilities Management magazine

July 5, 2017

A guide outlining how facilities managers can prepare for compliance with phase two of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) has been published.   Inprova Energy’s free guide is aimed at helping to prepare for the mandatory energy assessment scheme…

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