A study has revealed the vast majority of the UK public support subsidies for energy efficiency programmes.
The Green Deal had “run its course” and mention of it had become “toxic” by the time it was culled by the government, an energy and climate change select committee heard this morning.
Liam Stoker looks at how the Department of Energy and Climate Change is celebrating Energy Saving Week without actually promoting the saving of energy.
Former energy secretary Ed Davey has claimed that the decision to axe the Zero Carbon Homes initiative before it had started is “the worst thing the Tories have done”.
Energy minister Andrea Leadsom has broken the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s silence on the cancelled Zero Carbon Homes initiative, labelling it “an obstacle” to solving the UK’s housing crisis.
Solar installers looking to diversify into new technologies should the government’s 87% cuts to the feed-in tariff come into force are looking at a large number of markets, a Solar Media survey has found.
Energy secretary Amber Rudd has said the UK can become “a home for energy innovation” and has pledged to support businesses working on new energy efficiency technologies.
Newly installed heating and hot water systems must now display energy efficiency labels rating each system after EU legislation came into force last weekend.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change has revealed plans to carry out sweeping reforms of business energy efficiency tax incentives and reporting procedures, including the potential abolition of the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) scheme.