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ECA’s Luke Osborne optimistic about technology’s role in low-to-no-carbon future

Luke Osborne, the Energy and Emerging Technologies Solutions advisor at ECA, sees many opportunities and solutions ahead on the road to a low-to-no-carbon future, but the correct measures must be firmly in place first. In the past decade, renewable energy has undergone a considerable shift within the UK. Having once been a virtual non-entity, it […]

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Guardian bans fossil fuels advertising

The Guardian has become the first major global news organisation to ban advertising from oil and gas companies. The decision was announced on January 29 as part of the company’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and increase reporting on the climate emergency. In a joint statement, Acting Chief Executive Anna Bateson and Chief Revenue […]

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STA responds to Ofgem’s decarbonisation action plan

Today the Solar Trade Association (STA) has submitted its response to Ofgem’s Decarbonisation Programme Action Plan, highlighting several major gaps in relation to decentralised renewable energy technologies such as solar and energy storage and setting out ten key recommendations to address industry concerns and deliver on Net Zero. STA Policy Manager Cameron Witten said: “Whilst […]

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Emission reduction first, electric car revolution second 

Even if the UK Government accelerates its plan to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars, there will still be millions of fossil-fuelled vehicles on the road well into the 2030s and 40s.  In parallel to the roll-out of electric cars and charging infrastructure, more needs to be done to reduce emissions from […]

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More award-winning ultra-low energy homes for Nottingham 

The next phase of a pioneering scheme to turn hard-to-heat council houses in Nottingham into ultra-low energy homes got underway today.   Nottingham is the first place in the UK to pilot the ground-breaking whole-house renovation approach known as Energiesprong, with ten homes successfully completed and a further 17 now underway.  As part of the Nottingham City […]

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Vaillant: Critical gas for heat pumps

The decarbonisation of UK heat has never been higher on the agenda. Whilst no single technology can serve as a sole solution to the climate crisis, it is widely agreed that heat pumps will play a significant role in the battle to meet net zero carbon by 2050. Craig Dolan, product manager for renewable systems […]

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