The feed-in tariffs in France and Germany have been cut. The latest issue dena-Subsidy Overview EU-27 Photovoltaic reports on the new tariffs and eligibility criteria. In Greece the new Law on Accelerating the Development of Renewable Energy Sources to Deal with Climate Change was enacted to set out the tariff levels for PV systems for the next few years.
Post date: 5 Nov 2010
According to the Danish Climate Commission such a scheme must contain the following elements:
- Each year building owners must pay an amount into an energy savings account linked to the specific building. The scheme will apply to all buildings; private as well as public
- The annual payment into the account is determined per square metre of heated area on the basis of the energy standard of the building, which is determined on the basis of the building’s rating on the A-G scale under the energy labelling scheme. Buildings with top rating will not have to pay.
Post date: 11 Oct 2010
The new edition also includes more expert analysis from our sponsors to increase the value of the document as an industry guide, as well as case studies based on clients’ experiences to illustrate how both landlords and tenants can achieve better environmental performance.
Post date: 7 Oct 2010
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The aim, the Minister said, is to ensure sustainable access to and utilisation of renewable and energy efficient equipment, within the private sector. He indicated that if the pilot is successful, additional resources will be made available, emphasising that "guarantees have been put forward."
"That application has been made. We have applied for additional funding from the World Bank for up to US$4.5 million for this and other programmes. We anticipate approval as soon as the current initiatives prove successful," Mr. Robertson stated.
Post date: 28 Sep 2010
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Post date: 6 Sep 2010
The way it works is simple. Since April, electricity companies have had to pay, by law, for solar electricity produced by homes. This is part of Government’s programme to reduce UK carbon emissions – an enormous 27% of which come from homes.
With the Feed-In Tariffs over 25 years a homeowner could earn 5-8% return on their investment in solar power – but the problem is that they still have to find the £ 11 k+ for the initial installation and wait for approximately 10 years to break-even.
Post date: 17 Aug 2010
All you need to do is call British Gas and one of their energy experts will come to your home and carry out a free no obligation survey.
Post date: 29 Jul 2010
At present urban areas are responsible for 70 to 80% of energy consumption and CO2 emissions in Europe. For this reason, EU initiatives at the local level, such as the Covenant of Mayors, are encouraging towns and cities to take the lead in the fight against climate change.Providing financial and technical assistance
Post date: 5 Jul 2010