The route to subsidy‑free renewable energy

The Renewable Energy Association analyses the role of energy storage and national grid solutions in light of a new KPMG report on solar and energy storage government policy.

A new KPMG report discusses the significant place that solar and energy storage holds in government policy. In light of this, The Renewable Energy Association analyses the role of energy storage and national grid solutions as a breakthrough in the energy sector

Since it was first launched in 1990, BREEAM, the environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings, is now certified in over 425,000 structures with over two million registered for assessment. A new build primary school comissioned by Durham County Council is a shining example of how the method can engender an ethos of sustainability

Government Business examines a government policy that makes it clear that those on the lowest incomes should not be left to live in the coldest, least efficient homes

A full energy audit, coupled with a robust energy policy, can demonstrate an organisation’s commitment to the sustainability agenda. Chris Moriarty from the British Institute of Facilities Management explains how to develop a successful energy policy

Local authorities are in a strong position to help deliver the required growth in renewables and energy efficiency, through their strategic planning role and a host of other functions. Mike Landy of the Renewable Energy Association explains how

Keeping up with the the latest green policies coming out of central government can be quite a challenge for local authorities. Local Energy’s Karen Lawrence gives updates on the Green Deal and phase two of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, and sheds light on new community energy schemes

Disagreement at the Government over energy supply demonstrates an urgent need to refocus on the basics of energy policy and practice, argues Alan Aldridge, executive director of the ESTA