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.

  • 30 October 2014
    The UK's buildings reputation is changing slowly as building regulations have gradually required ever higher energy efficiency standards. UK's building reputations used to be one of old, draughty and expensive to heat.
  • 29 October 2014
    The Australian government last week chose to cut support for cleaner energy sources. The government says the cut in the Renewable Energy Target (RET) takes account of a decline in overall demand for electricity that has been sparked, in part, by higher pow
  • 28 October 2014
    The Government has offered its support for solar power projects above 5MW of capacity to be scrapped. Whilst the announcement has received criticism, the Department for Energy and Climate Change intends to go ahead irrespective of the majority of responden
  • 27 October 2014
    The Scottish National Party MSP Angus MacDonald has welcomed John Swinney’s acknowledgement that powers over unconventional oil and gas should be within Scotland’s control. This comes after the failure of the English Parliament to accept the objections of
  • 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