Cadent Foundation director Julia Dwyer sets out a model for maximising the impact of innovation targeted at tackling fuel poverty. Partnership, flexibility and an ability to look beyond regulated needs codes are its key hallmarks.
The clamour for net zero, increased energy demand and shortages related to Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic have left utility companies overstretched and potentially vulnerable to unethical behaviours infiltrating supply chains. Utility Week invited industry experts to have their say on tackling poor practice.
Trade associations representing installers of eligible technologies under the GHG have suggested improvements to the scheme following a survey that showed how damaging the voucher scheme's rollout has been to businesses it was designed to help
“If you don’t want to make a decision, you can always find a reason for not making it,” says John Armitt, chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission, on the lack of energy policy coming out of BEIS. We’re risking missing net zero targets if it doesn’t make its mind up soon, he tells Denise Chevin.
As utility companies lead the charge to net zero by 2050 and look to reduce their own energy consumption, Jonathan Maxwell CEO of Sustainable Development Capital, advises how they can harness investment in their own estates to reduce carbon emissions