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  • Bryson Energy delivers high quality energy services across Northern Ireland. Its aim is to 'energy proof' homes, and meet Government targets on energy efficiency, fuel poverty, CO2 reduction, renewable heat and renewable electricity:* Manage a free and independent advice line in NI - 0800 1422 ...

  • The European Commission (EC) has now published its EC Climate Roadmap for moving to a competitive low carbon economy in 2050 - view it at http://ec.europa.eu/clima/documentation/roadmap/index_en.htm. Connie Hedegaard, the EU climate change commissioner, has included in the report's conclusions a pro...

  • The development of low energy and zero carbon design for new homes is all very well, but the refurbishment of existing homes is a more pressing matter, writes Dr Paul Ruyssevelt. Energy use from our 26mn homes still accounts for nearly one third of the UK's carbon emissions. In a century of climate ...

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  • The government has announced plans to fit every home in the UK with a 'smart meter' by 2020, in an effort to reduce energy use. The new meters will send information on real-time electricity and gas use in households and small businesses direct to utility companies.

  • The UK government has unveiled plans to strengthen the Code for Sustainable Homes, which sets higher standards for new homes to be rated against, in order to increase environmental sustainability and give home owners better information about the running costs of their homes. It is also introducing n...

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  • Indonesia is a major player in the world energy economy, due to its resource wealth, openness to trade and investment, and a strategically favourable location in East Asia. This is according to the first International Energy Agency (IEA) review of the country, Energy Policy Review of Indonesia 2008....

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  • A Japanese government research committee on energy development is reported to have proposed that Japan increase the level of its independently developed crude oil against imports from the current 15% to 40% by 2030. However, the panel has also recommended that Japan reduce its dependence on oil from...

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  • In UK, a conference hosted by the government-sponsored Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership recommends that car buyers be made more aware of the environmental implications of their car design and their own driving practices. Europe-wide per car pollutants have reduced significantly due to replacement of o...

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  • KEEI was established as a government-affiliated research institute in 1986, and its main research are as follows:The world presently and simultaneously faces both a resource and environmental crisis. International energy supply and demand continues to increasingly become unbalanced as populations gr...

  • Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg has set out plans to put Britain on a ‘Green Road out of the Recession’, leaving a legacy, he says, that will create jobs, save energy, put money back into people’s pockets and fight climate change.The plans would cost £12.5bn, which could be paid for by scrapping ...

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