UK backs £315m renewable energy projects

More than a dozen new onshore wind farms are to receive financial backing through the coalition government’s reformed renewable incentive scheme, along with two offshore wind projects and five solar farms. The contracts for the new renewable energy projects amount to...

Tensions Rise as Oil Price Falls

AFTER years of countless concerned headlines over rising oil prices, the world is now frantically debating the fallout of an unexpected slump. Prices are now cheaper than they have been in three-and-a-half years and aren’t expected to rise in the near future. Broadly...

Fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100

The IPCC says fossil fuels without carbon capture should be “phased out” by 2100 The unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100 if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change, a UN-backed expert panel says. The Intergovernmental Panel...

ESOS

David Hart has been appointed as a lead assessor for ESOS, the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme. ESOS is new piece of EU legislation which requires member states to introduce a mandatory programme of energy audits for ‘large enterprises’. This means over 9000 of...