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The Community Energy Strategy can empower communities and accelerate grass roots action

How the folks of Ashton Hayes in Cheshire wish that they had the backing of DECC’s Community Energy Strategy in 2006 when they set out to become England’s first carbon neutral village! When we embarked on our journey towards carbon neutrality we even had to take time off work to go and convince the local council […]

It would be madness not to harness the wind to create clean energy and jobs

As an island nation, the UK is lucky to have some of the best wind resource in Europe –  it would be madness for us not to use this natural, secure, sustainable and free resource! We are committed to supporting the development of both off and onshore wind.  Even without emissions reduction and renewable energy […]

Water and climate coalition

Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge Thus croaked the ancient mariner as he stumbled around his ghost ship surrounded by the expansive ocean that could not quench his thirst. Such a powerful phrase encapsulates the desperation of a person seeking […]

The True Cost Of Energy and Climate Change Policies On Bills

Recent reports in the media have claimed that DECC’s policies to promote energy efficiency and low carbon energy are currently adding £200 to the average household energy bill. Based on a typical annual household gas bill of £608 and electricity bill of £424, it is claimed that these policies make up between £154 and £206 […]

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