Monday, November 30, 2020
Plastic Pollution

Breaking News: People don’t like paying for plastic bags

According to the latest set of figures released from DEFRA, sales of plastic bags by the seven largest retailers in England have fallen by...

Is your biodiesel contributing to deforestation?

A report recently published by bio-energy consultants NNFCC found that in order to meet the growing demand for used cooking oils, companies are increasingly...
Reservoir

Policy Statement on draft Environment Bill sets out stronger environmental standards

In an update on progress towards the introduction of the first Environment Bill for over 20 years, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has issued a...
Water

Government outlines plans for personal water efficiency targets

Defra outlines proposals to improve water efficiency to support a personal water consumption target for domestic properties in England On average, a person in England...
EDR pilot Evaluation

Electricity efficiency not ideal for Capacity Market

Government has determined that electricity demand projects are not ideally suited for participation in the Capacity Market; instead, Electricity Demand Reduction would be more...
Energy Efficiency

Have opinions on energy efficiency? Our government needs you!

Government is asking for views on how to support energy efficiency as a contributor to an efficient energy system alongside generation, DSR and energy...

Phasing out coal: consultation on introducing emissions limits on the Capacity Market

Under new proposals, limits will be placed on the carbon emissions within the capacity market meaning coal and diesel will no longer be used...

Government and Ofgem plan massive overhaul of energy network Codes

Government and Ofgem outline joint plans to reform the way energy network codes are development, monitored and regulated including making the Codes simpler in...
Electric Vehicles

Twenty parking spaces or more? You’ll need an EV chargepoint

Government has proposed new legislation to require existing non-residential premises with more than 20 parking spaces to have at least one electric chargepoint. A consultation...