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Alex Hawkes

Alex manages the whole news operation, both in the paper and online, he also specialises in reporting on sustainability issues.

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  • Turbine

    Governnment unveils feed-in tariff details

    1 February, 2010

    Individuals and businesses who install wind turbines and solar panels on their homes will be able to claim cash back from April of this year.

  • Green contractors  sustainability

    Increase renewables boost, government told

    18 January, 2010

    Senior industry figures have urged the government to go further in allowing householders to reduce their energy bills using their own renewable energy sources.

  • NG Bailey chief executive Mark Andrews

    NG Bailey: CEO departure was pre-planned

    6 November, 2009

    NG Bailey chief executive Mark Andrews left at the end of a pre-planned six year term, the company said today as it also revealed it was going through a restructuring process to deal with the recession.

  • NG Bailey chief executive Mark Andrews

    NG Bailey chief exec departs

    27 October, 2009

    NG Bailey chief executive Mark Andrews is to step down, the firm has announced.

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    New energy certificate law mooted

    22 October, 2009

    The Government has been urged by an influential panel to force all non-residential buildings to have display energy certificates.

  • Willmott Dixon chief executive John Frankiewicz

    UKGBC signs up Frankiewicz and Bolsover

    14 October, 2009

    Willmott Dixon chief executive John Frankiewicz has joined the board of the UK Green Building Council.

  • HFCs  RAC

    HVCA says early HFC phase out unaffordable

    2 October, 2009

    The Heating and Ventilation Contractors Association has said that a premature phase out of hydrofluorocarbons would be unaffordable.

  • olympic logo

    2012 games venues to shun HFCs

    20 August, 2009

    The Olympic Delivery Authority plans not to use HFCs to cool its buildings for the 2012 Olympics, the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 has said.