NEF Energy News & Press Releases
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United Sustainable Energy Agency announces merger with NEF
United Sustainable Energy Agency announces merger with
“energy use in buildings” charity, National Energy Foundation
United Sustainability Energy Agency (USEA) announced today its merger with the National Energy Foundation (NEF). The integration of both organisations, under the NEF umbrella, takes place with immediate effect. The organisations have a track record of working successfully together for 15 years and share a reputation for excellence in improving the use of energy in buildings.
NEF championing ‘Pin-Point’ on-line search tool
Matt Cotton, Technical Director at NEF, has been chosen to provide peer review of the UKGBC’s new Pinpoint online search tool:
Pioneer Places project to kick start the Green Deal in Milton Keynes
Energy efficiency across the borough will benefit shortly from a £300k windfall for Green Deal schemes that will save on fuel bills for residents and businesses - and help the planet – at nil cost to them.
National Energy Foundation announces appointment of new CEO, Dr Kerry Mashford
National Energy Foundation (NEF) is pleased to announce the appointment of new CEO, Dr Kerry Mashford. NEF is an independent charity that has been at the forefront of improving the use of energy in buildings, domestic and non-domestic, since 1988. Dr Mashford, most recently lead technologist at the Technology Strategy Board, brings considerable expertise in the built environment, technology development and integration, along with an international reputation in sustainable urban development and regeneration.
£8m RHPP Communities Competition
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) £8m RHPP Communities competition enables off-gas community based groups in England, Scotland and Wales to apply for funding that enable and encourage the adoption and installation of low/zero carbon renewable energy heating technologies; including solar thermal hot water systems, heat pumps (air to water and/or ground source or water source) and biomass (pellet, wood-chip and/or logs) based boiler systems.
Open Days to show eco-refurbishment at its best
Some 50 eco-friendly SuperHomes are set to open to the public during September. 11 will open for the first time, including the first in Northern Ireland.
RHPP Phase Two - Communities Competition
The National Energy Foundation (NEF) is pleased to announce that the £8m Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme Phase Two - Communities competition has been launched by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). The £8m funding scheme focuses on privately owned homes and is centred on off-gas community based groups in England, Scotland and Wales. Funding will be available for development of the project and towards installation of the technologies themselves and DECC hopes to support around 50 projects this year. The scheme is being managed by the Energy Saving Trust (EST) and interested groups can apply on-line.
FREE Renewable Energy Surveys for SMEs
Up to 30 FREE renewable technology surveys and feasibility studies are available to SMEs in the south east region on a first come first serve basis up to December 2012.
Milton Keynes Energy Event – 16-17 June
The National Energy Foundation based in Milton Keynes is supporting Milton Keynes Council’s local Energy Weekend as a great way for residents to learn more about making energy savings in the home as part of the European Union’s Sustainable Energy Week http://eusew.eu/.
Second phase to the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme *Updated*
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has confirmed that the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme launched in 2011 is being extended with a new budget of £25m; £10m for a new social landlords’ competition, £8m for a new communities’ competition and £7m for an extension of the existing scheme.