Domestic RHI starts today!!

The long awaited announcement came from the Department of Energy and Climate Change today.  The renewable heat incentive (RHI) for domestic properties has come into effect on 9 April 2014.  This subsidy makes solar thermal and biomass (wood pellet) burners financially attractive alternatives to fossil fuels for home heating.  The Read more…

New nuclear? No thanks!

This week, the Government announced that the taxpayer would be subsidising the construction of a £16 billion, 3.3GW new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset.  The deal was stuck with EDF, the French state owned utility.  In the wake of the disaster at Fukishima, with dangerous levels of Read more…