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Energy efficiency is a measure of energy used for delivering a given service. Improving energy efficiency means getting more from the energy that we use. DECC - Energy Efficiency Strategy: 'The Energy Efficiency Opportunity in the UK'

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  • DECC has today announced degressions for the Non-Domestic RHI scheme that will be effective from January 2016. Small biomass under 200kW will see another 10% drop as well as biomethane injection. This is good news for other technologies, particularly the medium sized biomass (200kW – 1MW), where there are no changes to the tariffs for the forthcoming quarter, however despite REA’s meeting with DECC last week, the future is still a little uncertain for the RHI scheme. Read More...
  • Yesterday’s spending review contained the Government’s financial plans for improved energy efficiency and renewable energy. Although some detail is missing about how the measures will be achieved, the following points were made: Government will increase funding for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) to £1. Read More...
  • The snap of cold weather coupled with a small upturn in oil pushed up the price of gas and electricity last week. Forecasts are showing a return to seasonal average temperatures by the end of November, so analysts are now suggesting that these price increases will fall back as a result. Read More...
  • All market prices were down this week, mainly as a result of a weak Euro and a continuance of mild weather. Read More...
  • Falling oil prices helped influence further reductions in gas and electricity prices last week. Plentiful supplies and low demands continue to keep the markets stable. Read More...

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