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NIBE’s Phil Hurley appointed as HPA chairman

Managing director of NIBE Energy Systems, Phil Hurley, has been appointed as the new chairman of the Heat Pump Association (HPA), replacing Graham Wright. Stepping into Phil Hurley’s former position as vice-chairman, a role held by Hurley since April 2019, is Max Halliwell of Mitsubishi Electric. With 2021 set to be a turning point for […]

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Energy White Paper Summary & Key Points

The long-awaited and long-overdue Energy White Paper was finally released yesterday afternoon. The 170-page document builds on the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan, outlining the measures which will be implemented in order to reach our 2050 net zero target. Whilst decarbonisation measures that were outlined in the 10-point plan are revisited in further detail, the […]

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AMTE Power reacts to PM’s pledge for wind farms to power every home by 2030

British battery manufacturer AMTE Power’s CEO, Kevin Brundish, shares his reaction to Boris Johnson’s pledge that offshore wind farms will be powering every home in the country by 2030. To help the country “build back greener,” the PM announced £160m to upgrade ports and factories for building turbines in places like Teesside and Humber, Scotland and […]

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Trade associations unite to boost green economic recovery

The following trade associations, techUK, the Solar Trade Association and RenewableUK, have announced a new partnership to promote the transition to a net zero economy. As part of a business-led push for a green recovery, techUK will be encouraging its member companies to consider setting up long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) to stimulate UK-based renewable […]

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Policy report calls for national delivery to decarbonise heat

A new Heat Commission convened by the CBI and University of Birmingham – with leading industry figures – has called on the Government to develop a National Delivery Body (NDB) to lead the development and implementation of a national heat decarbonisation strategy. Heat is the largest single source of UK carbon emissions, accounting for over […]

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MCS hits back at Clean Heat Grant proposals

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has called for a review of the limited £100 million funding that government has provisionally made available for its proposed Clean Heat Grant scheme (CHGS). MCS has also called for the amount of grant and the technology-neutral approach of the proposal to be reconsidered, as part of its response to […]

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A green recovery – accelerating and supporting local jobs

Renewable Energy Installer content editor, Stephanie Samuel, spoke with Ecuity on the green recovery, and how this could accelerate, generate and support local jobs. It is recognised that heating, which now accounts for over a third of the UK’s carbon emissions, is the greatest decarbonisation challenge the UK faces to reach net zero targets. However, […]

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Solar panel installations to slash energy bills in Brighton

Brighton Council says that installations of solar panels on 500 households could help residents cut energy bills by up to £150 and reduce CO2 emissions by 300 tonnes every year. Chair of the housing committee, Gill Williams, said; “We know many residents struggle with energy costs and that can have a real impact on their […]

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Government urged to make £5bn green energy pledge

Business and public leaders from across the UK have united to call on government to pledge £5 billion towards retrofitting local renewable energy systems and energy efficiency measures. The UK100 network – comprising over 100 mayors and local government leaders – argues that the funding would unlock a pipeline of schemes worth some £100bn, including […]

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MCS launches task force to shape RHI successor

MCS, the national certification scheme for renewable technology has launched a unique task force to inform their latest consultation response. It follows the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launching the ‘Future support for low carbon heat’ consultation, detailing its proposals for support mechanisms following the closure of the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive […]

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