Renewable energy in Cumbria would be essential for the Labour Party to deliver on its manifesto pledge to significantly cut carbon emissions in the next decade. Interestingly though, the party quietly dropped the net zero carbon by 2030 pledge that had originally been agreed by members at its conference in September. The pledge, originally brought by grassroots campaign … [Read more...] about Labour Drops Net Zero Carbon By 2030 Pledge
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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
Renewable energy in Cumbria appeared unaffected by blackouts that affected England and parts of Wales, but it is still unclear what caused them. The Government has launched its own inquiry into the blackouts that occurred on Friday 9 August that affected large parts of London, Newcastle and other parts of the country, and expects the outcome of this to be reported in coming … [Read more...] about Are We At Risk Of More Blackouts?