Energy Efficiency News

Infinity Energy Organisation's updates on the energy efficiency industry

London boiler cashback scheme: what is it and am I eligible?

Thinking of getting your boiler replaced? You could be eligible for a £400 cash return if you opt for an energy efficient gas boiler, thanks to a new scheme launched by Boris Johnson

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Age UK energy deals with E.On to be examined by regulators

A claim that charity Age UK has been promoting unfavourable gas and electricity deals in return for cash is to be examined by two regulators.

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Grimsby 'generating more electricity from renewables than anywhere else in England'

It makes an astonishing 28 per cent of the electricity it uses from green sources

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The 5 Things You Need To Know About The New Climate Agreement (#COP21Paris)

Here are the most important things you need to know about the 21st Conference of the Parties, or COP21, agreement and what you can expect to see now that the U.S. and the world’s other top polluters have committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by the end of this century.

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COP21 - the UN Paris climate summit

This year’s COP21 in Paris is the last chance for this process. Negotiators agreed in 2011 that a deal had to be done by the end of 2015.

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Consultation on a review of the Feed-in Tariff scheme

A review of the Feed-in Tariff Scheme, the Government’s subsidy scheme for generation of renewable electricity from small-scale installations.

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Mayor’s retrofitting scheme to lower London’s energy bills

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has launched a tool for public sector organisations that has the capacity to deliver up to £1.6 billion of home energy upgrades and improvements, meaning warmer homes and lower energy bills for Londoners.
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Households must pay higher VAT on insulation and solar panels, EU rules

Millions of households across Britain face paying more for solar panels and home insulation after an EU ruling that could force George Osborne to break his manifesto pledge by raising VAT.
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Energy trends and prices statistical release: 25 June 2015

The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change were released on 25 June 2015 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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Insulating your home will cost up to £2,500 more after EU ruling bans tax discounts on 'energy-saving materials'

Insulating a home will cost up to £2,500 more under a European ruling that will put a stop to tax discounts on ‘energy-saving materials’.

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Controlling the cost of renewable energy

Renewable energy subsidies revised to ensure consumers are protected from higher energy bills.
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Thames Barrier visit for Climate Change Secretary on World Environment Day

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd marks World Environment Day by visiting the Thames Barrier, which is crucial to protecting our environment and offers protection from the impact of climate change.

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Renters and landlords to enjoy warmer properties and cheaper bills

Up to 1 million tenants renting from a private landlord can look forward to warmer homes that cost less to heat, under new government plans.
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Renewable Heat Incentive: Amendement regulations 2015

Written Ministerial Statement on RHI amendment regulations by Lord Bourne, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.

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Energy Bill to support energy security

Energy Bill to back investment and support jobs in North Sea oil and gas.s.
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