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'
Ten years ago, and just like today, energy saving was vitally important for successful greenhouse businesses. However, in addition to the problem of volatile and increasing energy costs, growers were starting to face new challenges, such as energy saving legislation and consumers who want produce grown with a low environmental impact. More
In his budget speech on March 16th, George Osbourne made some interesting energy related announcements. For many, the most significant news was that the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (known as the CRC) will end on 1st April 2019. More
Following the publication of the latest consultation response on the 4th December 2013, “Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive – Improving Support, Increasing Uptake”, some important amendments and additions to the scheme have been announced to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme (subject to state-aid approval). More
Government have taken a step nearer to providing a mechanism to reward electricity use reduction, with DECC talking about how such an idea might be built into the Electricity Market Reform proposals. More