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

Posted on 10 December 2009

Pre-Budget Report proposes schemes to benefit construction sectors

The Government has announced in its Pre-Budget Report, the introduction of a £50mn boiler scrappage scheme, similar to the successful car scrappage scheme.
Posted on 7 December 2009

New Defra Consultation on Environmental Permitting Guidance for Water Discharge Activities

A consultation document has recently been published by Defra, inviting views on the structure and content of an additional Annex to the draft Environmental Permitting (EP) guidance for Water Discharge Activities.
Posted on 7 December 2009

Climate change conference kicks off in Copenhagen

The United Nations Climate Change Conference - Copenhagen, 2009 opened today with a strong sense of confidence that countries can seal a comprehensive, ambitious and effective international climate change deal.
Posted on 7 December 2009

UK set to change landfill targets

Pressure from the EU is forcing the Government to re-think its landfill diversion targets and change commercial waste classification.
Posted on 7 December 2009

New low carbon economy guide published

A new Government booklet for UK businesses presents the case for becoming part a of the new low carbon economy, including the savings and opportunities available for businesses of all sizes.
Posted on 7 December 2009

Report shows a business ‘thrift shift’ in response to recession

Envirowise research shows that the recession could leave a legacy of resource efficiency as the North West business mindset changes.
Posted on 7 December 2009

Carbon Trust broadens the scope of its interest-free loan scheme

The Carbon Trust has updated its loans scheme, increasing the maximum loan available for energy saving investments and making the loans available to more businesses.
Posted on 30 November 2009

CRC registration guidance released

Government has published registration guidance for all companies obliged to participate in the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme.
Posted on 30 November 2009

Government announces bio-energy scheme funding

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has received approval to re-open its Bio-energy Capital Grants Scheme (BECGS).
Posted on 30 November 2009

Dutch to introduce green tax for cars

The Netherlands is set to become the first country in Europe to replace annual road tax on cars with a green tax based on a price per kilometre driven.