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Electricity policy costs deter transition to low carbon tech

Electricity policy costs deter transition to low carbon tech: The application of policy costs onto the electricity bill is a significant disincentive to electrify and transition to newer low-carbon heating technologies, according to a new insight paper from Cornwall Insight – Who pays for supporting the net zero transition? Funded through customer electricity bills The…
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£27.5m secured to decarbonise public buildings

£27.5m secured to decarbonise public buildings: Set to get a green revamp after the local authority secured £27.5 million in funding are places such as schools, leisure centres, libraries and cultural venues like the Theatre Royal in Newcastle this funding will be to decarbonise them. This will include green measures such as new LED lights,…
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UK new build homes to be zero carbon prepared by 2025

UK new build homes to be zero carbon prepared by 2025: The government has reported a new goal for every new build home in the UK to be very energy-efficient, including low carbon heating & be zero carbon available by 2025. The new methods that can bring about what is explained as ‘green building revolution’,…
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25% of Brits live above unused mines with low carbon heat

25% of Brits live above unused mines with low carbon heat: Nearly a quarter of the UK’s population lives above unused coal mines that have the potential to warm homes & public buildings using low carbon heating. This was reported by the British Geological Survey (BGS) and the Coal Authority, they say mines are warmed…
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NIA calls on government: extend £2bn Green Homes Grant

NIA calls on government: extend £2bn Green Homes Grant: National Insulation Association (NIA) has appealed to the government to extend the £2 billion Green Homes Grant scheme. In order for the government to achieve its target of 600,000 homes, the body notes that the short lifespan of the initiative may not help. The three-month validity…
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