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Andrew Warren on EU energy savings targets

Andrew Warren on EU energy savings targets

Andrew Warren, Director of the UK Association for the Conservation of Energy, wrote an excellent column that appears in the current issue of Energy in Buildings & Industry magazine. He looked at the way in which the absence of a legally binding Europe-wide target for energy efficiency improvement for 2020 is leading to the likelihood … Continue reading

Refusing to follow EU rules on energy efficiency standards will put UK manufacturers on the back foot

Refusing to follow EU rules on energy efficiency standards will put UK manufacturers on the back foot

In recent months, Andrew Warren, a former special advisor to the House of Commons environment select committee and a regular contributor to EiD, has written on the impact of Brexit on aspects of British energy efficiency policy.  Actually, these have implications for important industries in Britain. In this article, recently published on the Business Green … Continue reading

Brexit fallout: When Britain leaves the European emissions trading scheme, the proposed new tax could make a mockery to the country’s claim to be a world leader against climate change

Brexit fallout: When Britain leaves the European emissions trading scheme, the proposed new tax could make a mockery to the country’s claim to be a world leader against climate change

Andrew Warren, in his September column to Energy in Buildings & Industry, discusses the planned new tax to replace Britain being in the European emissions trading scheme.   Why this new tax could increase emissions All UK companies are almost certain shortly to cease participating in the European emissions trading scheme (EU:ETS). Should no formal … Continue reading

30 by 30 it must be!

30 by 30 it must be!

Who ever thought achieving a net zero carbon economy was impossible? The UK has now made a commitment to achieving it by 2050, but Andrew Warren, Chairman of the British Energy Efficiency Federation, makes a strong argument in the July/August edition of ‘Energy in Buildings and Industry’ that Britain should push that date forward to … Continue reading

The impact of energy performance certificates

The impact of energy performance certificates

What is your experience with EPCs? Ten years after their introduction DECs and EPCs provide a fascinating snapshot of the state of the UK’s building stock even if compliance is still far from perfect. Andrew Warren, chairman of the British Energy Efficiency Federation, explains in an article in the April 2019 issue of Energy in … Continue reading