The UK government has set a target of bringing carbon emissions in the country to net zero by 2050, but it’s a long way off achieving this ambition. Research from PwC recently pointed out that, although the UK has the most rapid rate of decarbonisation among the G20 since 2000, it is still not doing enough to meet its own climate change goals. According to the firm, the … [Read more...] about UK ‘Needs To Focus On Heating’ To Decarbonise
If you’re looking for ways to reduce your environmental impact and improve the efficiency of your heating systems, you may be looking at commercial heat pump installations for your business. But Cooling Post recently revealed that a new survey has found that groundwater heat pumps could also be a viable option in the UK. The news provider cited research conducted by the … [Read more...] about Could Groundwater Heat Pumps Catch On?
The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ABDA) has called for the government to increase its funding for anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities across the UK ahead of the Budget announcement next month. It stated that more biomethane plants need to be deployed to produce fuel created by organic waste, Edie.net reported. This is particularly important as the … [Read more...] about ABDA Urges Govt To Boost Funding For AD
Renewable energy in Cumbria and elsewhere around the UK has been given a considerable boost this month (September), thanks to The Crown Estate, which has just announced that it has launched Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. In all, four broad areas of seabed will now be available to the market and potential developers will now have the opportunity to bid for sites. The move … [Read more...] about Crown Estate Launches New Offshore Wind Leasing Round
When it comes to renewable energy in Cumbria and the rest of the UK, solar panels represent a brilliant opportunity to help create a more sustainable and future-proofed economy, but from next month (October) households will likely spend more time mulling over whether such installations are cost-effective for them or not. Why? Because the government has plans to push through … [Read more...] about Petition To Scrap VAT Hikes On Solar Panels Passes 17,000