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  • Biofuels made from waste are the business
  • 17 July 2017
  • Biofuels have a role to play in meeting the UK’s commitments to climate change mitigation, especially so-called second generation biofuels made from wastes and by-products of other sectors, according to a major new review of the sustainability pros and cons of biofuels by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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  • Electricity for an Efficient and Decarbonised Europe
  • 26 June 2017
  • Avere, EURELECTRIC, the European Copper Institute, the European Heat Pump Association, SolarPower Europe and WindEurope have joined forces to launch the Electrification Alliance, calling for electricity to be recognised as the key energy carrier for an efficient and decarbonised European future.  

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  • CBI calls for UK to lead energy transition
  • 05 June 2017
  • Michelle Hubert, CBI Head of Energy and Infrastructure, said:

    "The Paris Agreement is a climate deal agreed by the world's leaders that puts us on a sustainable low-carbon path and which can provide the framework for business to invest with confidence.

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  • REA Manifesto Recommendations Launched
  • 12 May 2017
  • The UK's largest renewables trade body set out their vision at the All-Energy conference in Glasgow this morning, for the UK taking leadership in clean tech technologies post Brexit.

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  • Water and Wastewater Framework AWARDED
  • 04 April 2017
  • As you are aware through continued communication from TEC we have been instrumental in the creation and delivery of this framework which has been created through a collaboration of ourselves, CCS, YPO, ESPO, NEPO and WME to present a single compliant route to market for all of the public sector to use.
     

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  • Triad Charges
  • 30 March 2017
  • National Grid has confirmed the three winter evening peak periods upon which it bases annual charges for use of the transmission system.

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  • Spring Workshops 2017
  • 20 March 2017
  • We are happy to announce we have the dates for our Spring 2017 workshops so please add them to your diaries!

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  • Public sector gets help to save on water bill
  • 14 March 2017
  • From 01 April, most business and public sector organisations will be able to choose which company supplies their water and associated services like automated meter reading, leak detection and customer service.

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  • Budget 2017
  • 09 March 2017
  • The Chancellor’s first Budget was particularly light on energy policy announcements as he focused on revised economic growth rates, a cut in borrowing forecasts and reforms to National Insurance and social care funding. Below are announcements specific to energy and carbon that were announced.

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  • Imagining tomorrow's low-carbon electricity system
  • 08 March 2017
  • Electricity production is also a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. There are few challenges more important for our society than preventing damaging climate change. As a result, the government rightly has ambitious targets, which means that carbon emissions from electricity production need to be reduced to close to zero well before the middle of this century. And this may also have to happen whilst meeting increased new demands from electric vehicles and the electrification of heat.

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  • As water competition looms, don’t get taken to the cleaners
  • 22 February 2017
  • Since the sector was privatised more than 25 years ago, they have been afforded that protection by not one but three powerful regulators, Ofwat, the Drinking Water Inspectorate, and the Environment Agency, not to mention Defra and the various European bodies with oversight.

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