Post date: 15 Oct 2015
According to Accelerating Low-Carbon Development in the World's Cities, the new report from the New Climate Economy, investing in public and low emission transport, building efficiency, and waste management in cities could generate savings with a current value of USD 17 trillion by 2050.
Post date: 30 Sep 2015
The Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) newsletter carries regular reports of energy policy development and research activities taking place in various countries. It contains updates on ongoing and planned research projects, features new publications and website information, as well as topical articles of a general nature. It is intended for those active in fields relating to operational energy saving for buildings and communities. The EBC news Issue 60, November 2014 contains the following articles:
Post date: 15 Jun 2015
Following the success of the first social landlord competition under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme last year, DECC has launched a bigger and better second round. The amount of money available has increased from £3 million to £10 million, with more time for social landlords to apply.Registered providers for social housing such as local authorities and social housing associations will be able to bid for up to around £175,000 each.
Post date: 4 Jun 2012
Post date: 17 Feb 2012
Post date: 19 Oct 2010
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, said: “London's 10 Low Carbon Zones are now officially 'live', championing the latest energy busting technologies, trialling innovative ways to go green and helping people save money. Not only will this have a hugely positive impact on our environment but it is stimulating new industries to create job opportunities. Everyone in these eco-areas now has the tools to achieve top energy saving status.”
Post date: 30 Mar 2010
Ed Miliband said: “The guarantee of getting an income on top of saving on energy bills will be an incentive to householders and communities wanting to make the move to low carbon living. The feed-in tariff will change the way householders and communities think about their future energy needs, making the payback for investment far shorter than in the past. It will also change the outlook for a range of industries, in particular those in the business of producing and installing small scale low carbon technology.”
Post date: 8 Feb 2010
We cut carbon emissions now:by providing business and the public sector with expert advice, finance and accreditation
by stimulating demand for low carbon products and services.
We cut future carbon emissions:
by developing new low carbon technologies through project funding and management, investment and collaboration
by identifying market barriers and practical ways to overcome them.
Post date: 10 Jun 2009