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Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT)

... over 1.7 million lofts, insulated over 35,000 solid walls and put in 5,000 microgeneration measures such as ground source heat pumps, solar panels and wind turbines.  ...

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

Fuel burning appliances such as stoves, fires, boilers and water heaters can produce carbon monoxide if they are incorrectly fitted, badly repaired or poorly maintained or if flues, chimneys or vents ...

Cavity Wall Insulation

Homes that were built after 1920 often have outside walls made of two layers with a gap or cavity between them. Cavity wall insulation fills that gap, which allows less heat to escape from your home. ...

Combined heat and power (CHP) ...

Combined heat and power (known as CHP) describes the process of a heat engine or a power station generating both electricity and heat at the same time.  ...

Economy 7

... kind of tariff is often used by customers with a gas supply, using cheap off-peak electricity to power storage heaters during the night  ...

Energy efficiency

A change in the way energy is used to cut waste and lower energy use. For example, insulation in buildings cutting demand from heat, or increasing the efficiency of appliances so they use less energy. ...

Energy Efficiency Commitment (EEC)

... homes. These improvements fell into four main categories: insulation, heating, lighting and appliances. In 2008, the Commitment was replaced by the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target.  ...

Fossil fuel

Fossil fuels are made from the remains of ancient plants and animals. As these remains are buried deeper and deeper over millions of years they are subjected to heat and pressure, which turns them into ...

Gas balancing alerts

... during an unexpectedly long period of very cold weather when the country uses a lot of gas for heating.  ...

Home Heat Helpline ...

The Home Heat Helpline (0800 33 66 99) advises energy customers who are struggling to pay their fuel bill and keep warm. Find out more about the Home Heat Helpline: www.homeheathelpline.org.uk  ...

Insulation

Insulation keeps heating in or out of a building. Houses that have better insulation tend to have lower energy bills, because their that heating or cooling systems don't have to work as hard.  ...

Loft insulation

Heat rises, and in an uninsulated home a quarter of your heat is lost through the roof. Insulating your loft, attic or flat roof is a simple and effective way to save that waste and reduce your heating ...

Marubeni Europower Ltd

Marubeni Europower is a UK subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation (HQ is in Japan) and responsible for power/heat business in Europe.  Marubeni owns SmartestEnergy, a leading power aggregation & supply company ...

Passiv Systems

Our innovative, award-winning technology puts you in complete control of your energy assets. We enable utilities, operators and investors working in residential district heating and rooftop solar PV to ...

Renewable energy

This is energy that comes from a source that is naturally replenished when used. For example energy from sunlight, movement from wind or water, the use of heat from the earth etc.  ...

RSK

... across the UK and Europe and have extensive experience of interconnectors, utilities, district heating, CCGT/CHP, carbon capture, terminals, national transmission (gas and overhead/buried cable), nuclear, ...

New Energy UK CEO gets to work

... in areas like heating and transport. In the process we will stimulate investment, support innovation, and create thousands of skilled jobs in the new economy. “I must thank Audrey Gallacher for doing ...

Energy UK responds to the CCC's Progress Report 2020

...  economic recovery following the pandemic – not just in increasing still further the power we generate from low carbon sources but in enabling the decarbonisation of transport and heating as well as developin ...

Energy can help power economic recovery

... of smart meters, would quickly create long term employment while cutting bills by hundreds of pounds for customers and reducing emissions. Equally a heat sector deal that supports the development and installation ...

PwC and Energy UK: Rebuilding the UK economy

... while cutting bills by hundreds of pounds for customers and reducing emissions. Equally a heat sector deal that supports the development and installation of low carbon alternatives to gas boilers - essential ...

Rebuilding the UK economy

... while cutting bills by hundreds of pounds for customers and reducing emissions. Equally a heat sector deal that supports the development and installation of low carbon alternatives to gas boilers - essential ...

How to stay safe

... alarm in a cupboard, behind furniture, near an outside door or ventilation ( e.g. extractor fans or cooker hoods) Do not place alarms directly next to fires, boilers, cookers or heaters – the alarm ...

Powering the Nation

... appreciate just how essential – from lighting and heating our homes to refrigerating and cooking our food, and for enabling that much needed cup of tea. And of course, millions of us are currently ...

Update from Energy UK on the COVID-19 situation

...  streets, visiting properties or travelling to work, it’s because they are working to keep households and businesses supplied with heat, light and power. This is a critically important service and we’ ...

Energy UK comments on the Budget

... low carbon heating alternatives - but the forthcoming White Paper and National Infrastructure Strategy will need to show greater and wider ambition in order to go further and faster across all our efforts ...

Energy UK responds to Carbon Brief emissions fall analysis

... generation but in others areas like heating and transport as well as energy efficiency, which this research shows has made the major contribution to reducing emissions since 2010. “That’s why the forthcoming ...

Time to get on the front foot for flexible future

...   Charles Wood, Energy UK’s Head of New Energy Services and Heat, said:  “A flexible energy system is essential if we are to get anywhere near Net Zero. What’s more, there’s no question of the ...

Energy UK comments on the Scottish Budget

Responding to the Scottish Budget announcement, Energy UK's Deputy Director (Retail), Dan Alchin, said: ‘Decarbonising the heating of our homes will be one of the biggest challenges in achieving ne ...

Energy UK responds to Government EV pledge

...  been world-leading in reducing emissions and we stand ready to work together to help transform other sectors, like transport and heating, as well as our own. And we look forward to the forthcoming Energ ...

Energy UK comments on Ofgem's decarbonisation action plan

... in reducing emissions but we now need to go further and faster and ensure that other sectors like transport and heat follow suit. Our sector will play a pivotal role in the rollout of electric vehicles ...

Energy UK publishes manifesto

... alternatives for heating homes – another essential step to net zero. Increasing investment in low carbon generation by allowing the lowest cost technologies of all types to participate in Capacity Market ...

Summer switching on the rise

... heatwave and dip in customers switching supplier in June. We hope that in the coming months, customers continue to seek out the best energy deals from the 60 different suppliers on the market. “I’d ...

Slade steps down as Energy UK Chief Executive

... Market, to our thriving New Energy Services and Heat work and not forgetting our recent Future of Energy on how we can deliver the net-zero ambition. “The organisation is in an excellent position and ...

Charging Ahead?

... function is changing as we further decarbonise generation as well as doing the same in transport and heating in pursuit of the net-zero target. The comparatively straightforward task of transmitting power ...

To achieve net-zero

... decarbonisation of power and trigger the same transformation in transport and heating, where progress has been limited. We will need investment in all types of low-carbon technologies combined with the ...

‘Trying’ to leaf petrol behind

... out of your battery you need to drive at a reduced speed. The other big issue we found was with battery temperature. After our second stop, it started to overheat and all subsequent attempts to charge ...

Energy UK responds to BEIS Committee report on CCUS

... g sectors where there are few cost-effective alternatives, such as industrial processes, shipping, haulage and heating. And, as we’ve seen with renewables like offshore wind, becoming a world leader in n ...

Future Perfect?

... may still lie ahead) we need to start seriously tackling those sectors where progress has been limited, notably heating and transport. It’s in areas like these where the energy sector will be playing ...

Map to the Future

... protections; Clear requirements and targets for energy efficiency and low carbon heating in all our homes to drive change alongside incentives and support; Empowering local partnerships to deliver ...

Energy UK responds to the Spring Statement

In response to the Spring Statement, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK, said: “Energy UK has long called for action to further decarbonise our economy including heat. It is therefore positive ...

Vulnerability

... framework with timely support and protection: All customers should receive the same minimum level of service, support and regulatory protections, regardless of how their home is heated or who supplies ...

Future of Energy

...  we know today. From decarbonising our electricity supply to embracing new data technologies, and from enhancing customer relationships to offering a wider range of heat and transport solutions, w ...

Energy UK responds to ECIU energy efficiency analysis

...  will require retrofitting in the future to meet the government’s own carbon targets – especially when the need to tackle emissions produced from heating our homes already presents such a major challenge. ...

Stay #COSafe this winter

As temperatures drop, and heating thermostats rise, there are some simple steps you can take to make sure you and your family stay safe from carbon monoxide this winter: Carbon monoxide is known ...

Energy UK marks a decade of the Climate Change Act

... tackling climate change – such as rolling out a national energy efficiency programme, enabling other sectors like transport and heating to similarly slash emissions and ensuring that all low carbon sources, ...
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