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Navigating a low-carbon shift in home heating

• Heating needs change to hit carbon reduction targets • New report looks at challenges of low-carbon heating transition • 'No regrets' options such as energy efficiency should be tackled now With 85 per cent of UK homes currently on the gas network, decarbonising heating will be one of the key...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 12/10/2017 - 15:08

12/10/2017

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The power of wind in the energy debate

Wind power, both onshore and offshore, is an important part of our energy make-up, today and tomorrow. There is a broad agreement on this; but this fact has not prevented suggestions of a discrepancy on the extent of necessary investment in the onshore form of wind between key influencers. The...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 02/06/2014 - 08:45

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Green investment goes retail

Retail banking and investment are offering slim returns – so the regular Joes and Josephines of the high street are putting their cash into renewable energy. So says renewables investment platform Trillion Fund. Rebecca O’Connor from the Fund does present some compelling evidence of recent gains: "...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 16/12/2013 - 08:45

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Reasons to be cheerful? Sustainable energy and the UK

The respected Committee on Climate Change suggests that Britain may struggle to meet its climate targets in the 2020s. Looked at another way, though, it also says we will likely make the carbon reduction goal for 2017 – it’s rather that the committee feels a ‘policy gap’ might cause the ball that’s...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 15/07/2013 - 08:40

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