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Our News Library lists all the Green Intelligence articles that ENWORKS has published since September 2009.

Posted on 5 October 2009

Vehicle scrappage scheme extended with £100 million extra funding

The Government has announced that funding for its popular vehicle scrappage scheme will be increased by £100 million, allowing the scheme to potentially discount a further 100,000 vehicle orders.
Posted on 5 October 2009

New guidance to help businesses measure and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Government releases greenhouse gas measuring and reduction advice to businesses, and settles on carbon neutral definition with guidelines.
Posted on 28 September 2009

Carbon figures for local areas released

Climate change statistics for each part of the UK, showing an encouraging overall reduction in emission levels, have been published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
Posted on 25 September 2009

Britain to produce world’s biggest wind turbine blades

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that it is providing grants to three offshore wind energy companies to develop the world's largest wind turbines and to help the UK meet its 2020 renewable energy target.
Posted on 25 September 2009

Tides to bring green energy to the North West?

A study is being launched by the North West Regional Development Agency (NWDA), in partnership with an energy provider, into the best option for a potential large-scale tidal energy project on the River Mersey.
Posted on 25 September 2009

Anaerobic Digestion to benefit from new Quality Protocol

The Environment Agency and WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) have devised a new Quality Protocol (QP) which will reduce the amount of regulation involved in using digestate, the nutrient-rich by-product of biogas production through Anaerobic Digestion.
Posted on 25 September 2009

Government saves millions with carbon cutting IT strategy

Cabinet Office hails the ‘Greening Government ICT’ strategy published last year as a success after department-wide green IT schemes save at least £7 million.
Posted on 18 September 2009

£6 million investment to strengthen North West construction sector

Salford University’s Centre for Construction Innovation, in partnership with the Universities of Liverpool and Central Lancashire, Urban Vision and the Building Research Establishment, has secured funding to set up the new Construction Knowledge Hub.
Posted on 18 September 2009

Construction industry set for low carbon review

Peter Mandelson announced at the Strategic Forum for Construction that government's Busines Innovation and Skills Department is to commission a review of the construction industry to ensure it is “fit for purpose” for delivering a low carbon future.
Posted on 18 September 2009

Pressure increases on government to incentivise trade waste collection

Local Authorities and the County Surveyors' Society have called for government to change regulations to allow more efficient and cost effective trade waste collection schemes.