UK Government's Heat Strategy / Update on Renewable Heat Incentive

(LEXEGESE) - On 26 March 2013, the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published the UK Government's Heat Strategy and provides an update on the Renewable Heat Incentive. According to DECC, the UK Government is committed to driving forward the move to low carbon alternatives to cut carbon and help meet renewables targets, and the heat strategy. The announced action plan looks at the potential to cut emissions from heat across the whole UK economy and focuses on a number of key actions to spur on the move to low carbon heating alternatives and drive forward green growth, including: A £9million package to help local authorities get heat network schemes up and running in towns and cities across the country, with a new Heat Networks Delivery Unit to sit within the DECC providing expert advice. £1million for the cities of Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield and Nottingham to help them develop heat networks. 100 green apprenticeships to be funded primarily for young people in small scale renewable technologies. Up to £250,000 for a new first come first served voucher scheme for heating installers to get money off the cost of renewable heating kit installation training, with up to £500 or 75 per cent of the cost of the training course per person. Working with individual industrial sectors to design long term pathways to cut carbon across UK industry ...Zum vollständigen Artikel

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