Energy firms warn that price freezes could severely affect service provision
Energy companies were quick to answer the recent statements from UK’s Labour party leader regarding a possible government-imposed 2-year freeze of energy prices, multiple news reports have revealed.
DECC supports £6 million grant funding programme for the development of new heating and cooling networks
The DECC (Department of Energy and Climate Change) has launched a new grant funding programme designed to help Local Authorities (LAs) in England and Wales to develop new heating and cooling networks, and expand existing networks.
BRE Innovation Park in Scotland to house new Resource Efficient House
As part of the Scottish Government’s Resource Efficient Scotland programme, Scotland’s Environment Secretary, Richard Lochhead, has launched the Resource Efficient House on the BRE Innovation Park at
Green Deal has a positive effect on the adoption of energy efficiency measures, DECC claims
Around 56% of all the households who’ve successfully completed a Green Deal assessment have also implemented at least one energy efficiency measure, the latest figures from the DECC (Department for Energy and Climate Change) have revealed.
Most SMEs expect energy costs to rise, research reveals
The large majority of SMEs are bracing for some significant hikes in terms of energy-related costs, a brand-new market research study has revealed.
UK construction industry to get boost of up to £150 million for enhanced energy efficiency
In a bid to boost the UK construction industry, the government has pledged to invest up to an impressive 150 million pounds into this sector over the next five years.
London’s “green economy” records significant growth over the past few years
London’s green economy has recorded a significant growth over the past five years, with more than 9,200 green businesses employing an impressive 163,500 people, a news report on the matter has revealed.
French energy supplier Total set to invest in UK shale gas exploration
Although the amount of shale gas available in the UK is still the topic of debate, it would seem that more and more energy suppliers are becoming in the country’s potential for successful exploration, the latest to join the fray being French energy giant Total.
Borough councils in West London could save up to 25% on energy with help from the BRE
Six west London boroughs – Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Harrow, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Hounslow could attain energy savings of up to an impressive 25%, should they implement specific, effective energy-saving measures, a new survey by