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Welcome to DECC: New Energy Minister suffers latest Green Deal fiasco

Newly appointed Energy Minister Amber Rudd has been forced to shut down the Green Deal money back scheme “with immediate effect” after it was overwhelmed by a last-minute dash for cash.

Welcome to DECC: New Energy Minister suffers latest Green Deal fiasco
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Government starts search for long-term nuclear waste site
(Thu 24/07)
The Government has been accused of “bribery and bullying” as it starts its search for a permanent site to store the nation’s radioactive waste.... Read more

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Bioenergy can be worse for the climate than fossil fuels, Government study shows
(Thu 24/07)
A scientific calculator has been developed that investigates the impact on carbon emissions of biomass sourced from North America to produce electricity. The calculator finds that biomass, when sourced responsibly, can b... Read more

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Renewable energy sector reacts with anger to subsidy funding plans
(Thu 24/07)
RenewableUK says today’s publication by the Department of Energy and Climate Change of the draft budget for the first allocation round of Contracts for Difference (CfDs) brings a greater level of clarity on the future ... Read more

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Green Deal cashback scheme reduced by a third as initial fund runs dry
(Tue 22/07)
The cash offered under the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) scheme is to be reduced by a third following the end of the initial wave of the money-back scheme.... Read more