Low Carbon news
Growing numbers of local communities are launching their own renewable energy co-operatives in an effort to slash the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions, the Guardian reported.
Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil producer, has plans to become 100 per cent powered by renewable and low-carbon forms of energy, according to an influential member of the royal family, The Guardian reported.
Various organisations have joined together to urge the Government to boost the community renewable power and energy efficient schemes. The organisations include Co-operative, the National Trust, the Church of England and the Women’s Institute.
B&ES has submitted its response to the Government’s plans to expand the current non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme to include air to water heat pumps and broaden the eligibility criteria for energy from waste.
“The recent publication of wave 2 of DECC’s Public Attitudes Tracker serves to remind us how much still needs to be done in terms of educating consumers about the benefits of renewable heat technologies” says Rexel UK director Brian Smithers.
British businesses have won £70 million of contracts for the 2014 World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games, the prime minister said today.
CIBSE supports call for Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) of all government buildings
Hotels can save 40 per cent of energy consumption if they re-evaluate the time that rooms are occupied, according to ebm-papst
VolkerFitzpatrick has been awarded a £4.5 million deal for the first phase on infrastructure at the London Sustainable Industries Park.
The green economy is delivering more jobs in Northern Ireland than the motor trade, financial services sector and telecommunications combined, reported the Belfast Telegraph.