Monthly Archives: "April, 2018"

Commonwealth Heads Pledge 1.5°C Limit to Temperature Increase
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The 53 member states of the Commonwealth have agreed to renew commitments to the Paris Agreement that would pursue efforts to limit temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels as defined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) took place in London and Windsor from 16 to 20 April 2018 during which there were a number of green announcements before arriving at the pledge.   A declaration was signed during the later...

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April 2018: A significant month for energy legislation in the UK
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On 1st April 2018, important energy industry changes came into effect. The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) is a set of legal requirements that aim to improve the energy efficiency of commercially-rented properties across England and Wales. From 1st April 2018, it became unlawful to agree a new lease for a commercial and domestic privately rented property with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of F or G. This will also apply to all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020, and...

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Ground-Breaking Heat Networks Investment Project to Launch in Autumn 2018
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The Government has announced a new scheme for consumers and non-domestic users to participate in a trailblazing heat networks project. Delivering on its commitment to tackle energy bills using innovative, low carbon solutions, the government announcement means that consumers and non-domestic users such as hospitals, schools and council buildings will be able to participate in a mass rollout of heat networks. Demonstrating its commitment to the Clean Growth Strategy, a key policy for the UK’s Industrial Strategy, the government’s Heat...

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Government Consults on £6bn Energy Efficiency Funding for Low-Income Households
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The government has unveiled plans to invest £6bn in energy efficiency as part of its clean growth strategy. Nearly a million more low income households are to benefit from energy saving measures under the new plans, with flagship schemes to help reduce bills for thousands more families until at least 2028. The funding announcement is the latest step in the delivery of the government’s Clean Growth Strategy, which aims to bring 2.5 million fuel poor homes up to an Energy...

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