Industry News

In this section of the website we include articles about renewable energy and green issues which we thought you might find of interest.

  • 24 October 2014
    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has announced a new €7 million fund for research and development. Scottish ocean energy companies will be able to apply for a share in the fund.
  • 23 October 2014
    Housing Minister Margaret Burgess has announced an incentive to introduce energy measures into the social housing sector. Over 1,600 households will be able to benefit. The incentive has an allocated fund of £4.5 million and is named the Green Homes Cashba
  • 22 October 2014
    Which? has recently written to Energy Secretary, Ed Davey calling him to reduce the cost of the smart meter roll out. The roll out is due to commence at the end of 2015 at a total programme cost of £10.9 billion. Smart meters will be installed in every UK
  • 21 October 2014
    Matt Hancock has spoken at the Conservatory Party’s autumn conference on the coalition government’s goal to secure energy supply. Hancock explained that there is currently a “dangerous and uncertain world” as far as supply is concern.
  • 20 October 2014
    Professor John Loughhead OBE has been appointed as the new Chief Scientific Advisor for the Department of Energy and Climate Change. At present he is Executive Director at UK Energy Research Centre and therefore has extensive background experience in indus
  • 17 October 2014
    EU leaders have been urged by leading business organisations to agree a 2030 energy and climate change policy framework and energy security strategy. The plans should compliment Europe’s long term objectives with a view to implementing a global agreement.