Wednesday, January 19, 2022

£55 million Energy Payment Support Scheme announced in Northern Ireland

Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey has announced a £55 million Energy Payment Support Scheme for vulnerable people struggling to meet rising energy costs due to...

Domestic flexibility could reduce peak electricity demand by up to 23%, new study shows

Active households could significantly reduce peak electricity demand by using time-of-use tariffs, 'the UK’s largest domestic flexibility study' has found. Undertaken by National Grid ESO,...

Northern Ireland consults on heat network legislation

The Department for the Economy is seeking views on proposals to introduce new legislation in Northern Ireland that are set to provide greater consumer...

New scheme for technologies producing hydrogen from biomass opens for applications

Today the government has launched a new programme to help develop innovative technologies to produce hydrogen from sustainable biomass and waste. Backed with £5 million...

Water companies ‘need to go further to cut carbon emissions’, says Ofwat

Water companies in England and Wales should go further to reduce emissions from future infrastructure projects, according to expectations set out by Ofwat. In a...

£19m government investment for new heat networks announced

UK homes, university residences and public buildings are set to benefit from 'cleaner, more affordable heat and energy', after £19.1m government funding to further...

Scotland seeks evidence to help establish new National Public Energy Agency

The 2021/22 Scottish Government programme set out the establishment of a new dedicated National Public Energy Agency by 2025. As part of the first stage...

Views sought on hydrogen-ready industrial boiler equipment

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy seeks views and evidence to inform the development of possible options to enable or require hydrogen-ready industrial boiler...

£26 million government funding to boost biomass production in UK

Biomass projects across the UK can bid for a share of £26 million as the government ramps up plans to boost the use of...

Scotland launches a 20-year vision to eradicate fuel poverty

A 20-year vision to eradicate fuel poverty in Scotland has been published today. The Fuel Poverty Strategy sets out policies and proposals for national government,...