Sunday, February 28, 2021

Scotland lays support for heat networks in legislation

Scotland is the first country in the UK to legislate to support the growth of heat networks after the Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill has...

New inquiry examines the role of community energy in net zero

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will be examining what role community energy could be playing in decarbonising energy and heat in a new investigation. Community...

Scientists mimic human bone to make solar cells safer for the environment

Scientists at The University of Manchester report to have found a way to boost the uptake of solar technology by increasing the environmental safety...

New directory to promote British water expertise globally

The UK Water Partnership (UKWP) is developing a new UK water Capabilities Directory to support the Department for International Trade (DIT) in promoting British...

Industry associations call on the Government ‘to fix’ Green Homes Grants scheme

Industry associations are calling for four-point plan to fix Green Homes Grants scheme after one in three responders of a cross-industry survey say payment...

Consultation launched on the future of Non-Domestic RHI in Northern Ireland

A new consultation examines options for the future of the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme in Northern Ireland, including its potential closure. The Non-Domestic...

Input sought to develop a successor to the Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme

A new Call for Evidence seeks input on actions to modify and enhance the range of support mechanisms currently provided by the Scottish Government...

UK’s first hydrogen houses offer first glimpse of hydrogen technology in homes

The UK’s first homes featuring household appliances fuelled entirely by hydrogen are to be built at Northern Gas Networks’ site in Low Thornley, Gateshead. The...

Consultation seeks views on further policy design proposals of the Clean Heat Grant

Following the Future support for low carbon heat consultation, the government is seeking further views on certain areas of Clean Heat Grant scheme design. Department for...

Consultation seeks to revamp consumer experience of public EV chargepoints

The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) is seeking views on ways to improve electric vehicle drivers' consumer experience at public chargepoints. This consultation covers...