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Bulletin: 23rd September 2013

Scottish Gas price rise could add £100 to fuel costs of householders (Herald Scotland)
Scottish Gas is reportedly planning a price hike that could add £100 to annual bills despite vowing earlier this year to use an earnings windfall from the cold weather to keep a lid on tariffs.

Green Deal is damp squib as only 12 homes take up energy-saving offer (Observer)
The government's much-vaunted energy-saving scheme has been criticised as overly complex and expensive

Carbon neutral retirement bungalows are going fast (Northern Echo)
County Durham


Wind farm developer's £8.6m fund (Scunthorpe Telegraph)
SSE triples offer

Town's past inspires eco future (BBC News)
Wadebridge, Cornwall

Assynt crofters to appeal against turbine decision (Bratach North West Highlands)
Community owned estate faces planning issues over turbine


Counciil on on a limb on wind says planning expert (Bratach North West Highlands)
Highland Council

Edinburgh Council spearheading the Cooperative Council approach (Edinburgh Reporter)
Energy Services Company projects being developed with housing associations


Halving CO2 by 2050 to cost less than one per cent of GDP (BusinessGreen)
Imperial College report


Trade body to draw up rules for wind turbine installation (Darlington and Stockton Times)
RenewableUK work on minimum standards for the installation and maintenance of medium wind turbines

UK. All-Energy 2014 ‘Open for Business’- Call for papers published (BYM News)
Call for Papers for the world-class multi-stream conference is published on the show’s website at and bookings for space are coming in thick and fast.


Bulletin: 20th September 2013

Green Deal assessments spurring energy-saving action (BusinessGreen)
New government figures show 81 per cent of homes installing energy efficiency measures after assessment, despite low uptake of finance packages


Visitors put off returning to Northumberland by prospect of turbines (Newcastle Journal)
Anti-wind group survey


High-flying Highland farmer greenest in his field (Scotsman)
Innovator links renewables to other air business


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