Adrian Pike's blog

RHI - the latest casualty of war over energy efficiency

To the outside world the UK appears visionary, yet a culture of criticism is leading us to miss out on vital opportunities. RHI, a scheme which provides payments to industry, businesses and public sector organisations who generate and use renewable energy to heat their buildings, has become the latest casualty.  »

Why we’re backing ECO

One of the hottest topics in the energy efficiency sector right now is ECO and it can only be good news for the industry.

ECO, which stands for Energy Company Obligation, has taken over from the existing obligations - the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) and the Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP).

The framework behind it remains the same – it’s basically a legal obligation placed on the ‘big six’ energy companies that requires them to promote improvements in domestic energy efficiency, including reducing emissions and heating costs.  »

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