Tag Archive for 'The Green deal'

Cutting electricity use with energy efficiency measures is cheaper than generating more electricity

November 29th, 2012 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

The UK Government has published proposals to dramatically reduce electricity demand across the whole UK economy. Cutting the amount of electricity used in Britain’s homes, businesses and industry can be much cheaper than paying firms to supply it; saving money through lower bills and reducing the need for new generation capacity. Just a 10% reduction […]

Ecobuild, largest sustainable design event, at ExCeL, 5 to 7 March 2013

October 9th, 2012 by Events

Ecobuild 2013 takes place at ExCeL London from 5 to 7 March 2013. The world’s largest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment will see major investment and a wealth of new features and content from organiser UBM Built Environment. The Ecobuild Arena, designed to inspire, educate and inform, returns to the exhibition […]

DECC’s new Energy Efficiency Deployment Office spearheads UK’s energy efficiency policy

February 8th, 2012 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

A new offensive on cutting energy waste was launched by UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey, with the creation of a dedicated team within DECC assembled to spearhead energy efficiency policy and make it more relevant to people’s everyday lives.

UK AWARE sustainable living show, London Olympia 25 & 26 March 2011

March 15th, 2011 by UK AWARE

The UK AWARE contemporary sustainable living show takes place at Olympia 2, Hammersmith Road, London from 10 am to 6 pm on the 25 and 26 March 2011. The show hosts an excellent seminar programme on sustainability issues. The exhibition is a one stop shop for contemporary sustainable living and 2011 will be the fourth […]

UK Energy bill provides protection to consumers who sign-up to Green Deal

December 9th, 2010 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

Tough rules to protect consumers when they insulate their properties are to be brought in as part of legislation to implement the UK’s Green Deal, Chris Huhne announced today. The Green Deal, due to start in 2012, is the UK’s Government’s new and radical way of enabling private companies to make energy efficiency available to […]

UK government ambition must match Climate Change Committee recommendations

December 7th, 2010 by WWF

As the UK government prepares new legislation aimed at improving the energy efficiency of buildings and reducing emissions from the power sector, the Committee on Climate Change has set out what it sees as the key measures needed to ensure the UK cuts its CO2 emissions by 60 per cent by 2030 (relative to 1990 […]