DECC silent over claims Rudd misled parliament

DECC silent over claims Rudd misled parliament

The Department of Energy and Climate Change has refused to comment publicly on claims energy secretary Amber Rudd misled parliament over progress towards climate change targets. Yesterday environmental publication The Ecologist exposed emails it had received,...

UK Feed In Tariff Drops by 87% 1st January 2016

UK Feed In Tariff Drops by 87% 1st January 2016

The UK government plans to implement massive 87% cuts to the solar PV feed-in tariff (FIT) in January 2016 – far larger than expected by anyone in the solar industry. The feed-in tariff will drop for all sizes of solar installation. Small scale solar panel...

UK’s First Energy Smart House

UK’s First Energy Smart House

In the first of its kind in the UK, experts at Cardiff University have designed and built a low-cost smart energy house, capable of exporting more energy back to the national grid than it uses. Designed at the Welsh School of Architecture, by Professor Phil Jones and...