carbon emissions

  • £14m fund for new energy technology

    A £14 million fund to help businesses develop new products and technologies to reduce carbon emissions and improve energy security has been announced by Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vince Cable. The move is aimed at encouraging companies to invest in technologies that will meet future energy needs in a more environmentally friendly way, while at the same time boosting economic growth. In a separate competition, Innovate UK are making £5 million available to ...

    Posted at November 6, 2014 | By : | Categories : News,Renewables | Comments Off on £14m fund for new energy technology
  • Government update on heat strategy

    One year on from the launch of the UK’s first ever heat strategy, the Government has set out the next steps to ensure low carbon heating plays an important role in the nation’s energy mix. The scale of the challenge is huge, with over 80% of heating used in UK homes, businesses and industry produced by burning fossil fuels, and over a third of the UK’s carbon emissions coming from the energy used to produce heat. However, ...

    Posted at March 28, 2013 | By : | Categories : News,Renewables | Comments Off on Government update on heat strategy