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New guidance outlines MEES compliance for non-domestic landlords

New guidance outlines MEES compliance for non-domestic landlords

24 Feb 2017, 12:54

The government has published a comprehensive guidance document for non-domestic landlords subject to the upcoming Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), outlining a number of government rules including a seven year payback test to determine possible exemptions from the regulations.

Briar Chemicals to use unique PPA to guarantee energy savings

Briar Chemicals to use unique PPA to guarantee energy savings

15 Feb 2017, 12:35

Briar Chemicals is expecting to make significant savings on its energy bills after signing a 25 year power purchase agreement (PPA) with RenEnergy to take energy from a 1.9MW solar farm, to be built adjacent to the Norwich plant.

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Q&A – Dale Vince – Ecotricity

15 Feb 2017, 09:04 • By Liam Stoker
Q&A – Dale Vince – Ecotricity

With SunEdison’s rooftop solar business ready to bring out of hiatus, a residential storage product emerging from development and at least one eye on acquisitions, Ecotricity is preparing itself for what looks like being an increasingly tempestuous energy supply market. Inside Clean Energy spoke to founder Dale Vince to find out what else he has up his sleeve.

Government sets out new powers to shape electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Government sets out new powers to shape electric vehicle charging infrastructure

13 Feb 2017, 14:36

The government has set out its plans for the future of UK electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the UK, including powers to standardise new publicly accessible chargepoints; requirements for smart technologies to allow chargepoints to help balance the grid; and minimum provision of charging infrastructure at motorway services.

RE100 and Google make the case for a green business future in Brussels

RE100 and Google make the case for a green business future in Brussels

13 Feb 2017, 12:10

With the global transition towards a low carbon future well underway, business leaders and policymakers recently convened at Google's office in Brussels to discuss how to make progress towards both public and private sector goals. David Pratt reports on what was said, and where this progress can be made going forward.