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Ask your question about the future of energy

  Update: 30 May 2014 Thanks to everyone who sent in questions for our #HayEnergy event at the Hay Festival. We had some great questions, but selected the following three. You can watch our discussion of these with Marcus Brigstocke via the You Tube video links below: the future of energy storage barriers to clean […]

Reducing Carbon Emissions through Innovation

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases its Assessment Report in three enormous publications. The first publication – often called “Working Group 1″, or WG1 for short – describes the current understanding of the physical mechanisms of climate change; the second – “WG2″ – discusses the possible consequences of future climate change for ecosystems and […]

Supporting domestic energy efficiency action in the private rented sector

The private rented sector in England & Wales, accounts for around 4.2 million homes, but it has never been properly targeted or incentivised for energy efficiency. Action to improve the energy efficiency of private rented properties is badly needed, because: One in five households in the English private rented sector is fuel poor – almost […]

Changes to the Green Deal Cashback Scheme

DECC recently announced several changes to the existing Green Deal Cashback Scheme (operating in England and Wales) which rewards consumers for taking action to improve the energy efficiency of their homes through the Green Deal. These changes were the result of feedback we’ve had from industry and consumers on how the scheme could be made […]

Reflections on the British Energy Challenge Roadshows

On 6th March 2014, I used the IET’s Clerk Maxwell Lecture, on ‘Climate, Energy Arithmetic, and 2050 Pathways’ as an opportunity to engage the audience in a discussion about Britain’s energy options. Using an approach developed last year in DECC’s ‘British Energy Challenge’ Roadshows, the goal was to crowd-source a consensus pathway in the 2050 Calculator. […]

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