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A nation that can't control its energy sources can't control its future. Barack Obama

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  • From 1st April 2013, new rates will apply to payments for renewable heat generation under the government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. Ofgem has increased the rates by 3.1%, in line with the Retail Price Index. For full details about this, click here to visit Ofgem's website. Read More...
  • The European Commission’s Renewable Energy Directive puts the UK on a path to sourcing 15% of all its energy from renewable sources by 2020. About 30% of the UK’s renewable energy target is expected to come from renewable heat, with half of that attributable to biomass. Read More...
  • Similar to the Feed-in Tariffs for renewable electricity, the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is aimed at significantly increasing the proportion of heat generated from renewable sources. It is a commitment by the government to long-term financial support, paying a fixed amount per kilowatt-hour (kWh) of heat produced over a 20-year term, adjusted each year for inflation. Read More...
  • Over the last few years, traditional sources of energy have become so expensive that reducing energy costs, consumption, and doing more with the energy used on site has become de rigeur for many companies. For example, there are many in the greenhouse industry who have shortened cropping periods, grow at lower temperatures or even change cropping type to save on energy. Read More...
  • The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will not be available for households until next year. DECC had previously indicated that the domestic RHI scheme would launch during 2013. However, DECC confirmed the delay in a recent press release, stating that it expects “the scheme will be up and running for householders in spring 2014”. Read More...

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