Tag Archives: UK energy policy

Response to Paterson’s unremarkable and nonsensical speech

Owen Paterson, the UK’s former Secretary of State for the Environment – and now scourge of environmentalists – made the most extraordinary speech a few days ago on climate change and energy policy[1].  The speech was a rare combination of … Continue reading

Posted in Comment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Tackling the existing building stock as a real energy policy priority

By Mari Martiskainen and Florian Kern, Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand, SPRU Those familiar with the UK’s energy efficiency policy for buildings are aware that back in 2006 the then Labour government announced that all new domestic buildings would … Continue reading

Posted in Comment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

DECC strategy marks an important development for UK community energy

The Community Energy Strategy  marks an important step in the development of community energy in the UK that should not be underestimated. It is the first of its kind ever to be published in the UK and it sets out the … Continue reading

Posted in Comment | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment