Ed Davey

Sir Ed Davey opens Bristol's second community-owned Solar Park

Former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Sir Ed Davey opened Bristol’s second community-owned Solar Park at Ham Lane, Kingston Seymour. The 915kWp solar park was built by Solarsense and is funded and owned by Low Carbon Gordano Limited, a co-operative whose purpose is to help the local community to reduce energy costs and […]

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npower announces an average 5.1% cut on annual gas bill

npower has announced an average 5.1% or £35 average annual reduction to its standard domestic gas tariff. This will be effective from Monday 16 February. This is the largest percentage price cut by any major energy supplier announced recently. The reduction means that on average the annual standard npower domestic gas tariff is now £667 per […]

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Industry Insider: If someone has a good idea, copy it

Neil Schofield – Head of Government and External Affairs for Worcester, Bosch Group – talks about Ed Davey’s new idea to offer Council Tax cuts to energy-efficient homes. I heard Ed Davey, Secretary of State at DECC, speak the other day and immediately thought of Mark Twain. Not that Ed reminds me of Huckleberry Finn […]

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RenewableUK response to Ed Davey's speech at the Lib Dems’ party conference

RenewableUK recognises the leadership shown by the Energy Secretary Edward Davey in his speech at the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow. The Secretary of State’s speech outlined his party’s proposals for the future of the UK’s energy market and for tackling climate change. His policy statements included: – Banning electricity generation from coal by 2025. […]

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Politicians welcome first UK geothermal production in 30 years

Lord Teverson visited Rosemanowes in Cornwall to see how heat naturally present underground could be used to produce clean, safe, renewable energy. Lord Teverson (left) at Rosemanowes The LibDem Spokesman for Energy and Climate Change welcomed the return of geothermal to the UK saying: “Geothermal heat and energy has had too low a profile in […]

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