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Energy Policy Update: What’s Happening to Fuel Prices?

November 8, 2013

This briefing deals with the trends and divers of energy costs, recent developments in energy policy. It draws in on reports produced by the Energy and Climate Change Committee (ECCC), DECC, Ofgem, and others. The main focus is on household fuel bills and fuel poverty. There is also a brief…


Local energy solutions and local authority leadership

February 26, 2013 by LGiU

Yesterday saw UK local authorities coming together with colleagues from Whitehall and NESTA, to explore the opportunities, and challenges, of being an active ‘energy’ local authority, explains Hywel Lloyd, Advisor to the Stoke-on-Trent NESTA Creative Council Team.


How to be the greenest local authority ever

November 14, 2011 by LGiU

?Last week, Karen Lawrence, head of CRC and Consultancy at Local Energy, part of the LGiU, took part in a Guardian Q&A that explored how to be the greenest local authority ever. Karen said: The idea that ‘being green’ costs more needs to be tackled: Energy efficiency can save councils millions…