Tagged with national policies

US regulatory “reform” could hurt more than help

US regulatory “reform” could hurt more than help

Everyone is watching the steps taken by the Trump administration to form its regulatory framework for energy. Lauren Urbanek writes an important article on the Natural Resources Defense Council website about the possible impact of revising the current regulatory framework.   Standards Save Trillions. Why Mess With a Good Thing, DOE? The Department of Energy … Continue reading

Commenting on energy efficiency programmes in Britain

Commenting on energy efficiency programmes in Britain

Recently the British government published its Clean Growth Strategy and that has led to more debate on the state of energy efficiency in the country. The UK is interesting because we are seeing significant differences in how the regions are implementing energy efficiency. Ross Gillard and Carolyn Snell from the University of York write a … Continue reading

Britain’s energy transition is a bumpy ride

Britain’s energy transition is a bumpy ride

Andrew Warren, Chairman of the British Energy Efficiency Federation, and a regular contributor to EiD, has written another excellent and thoughtful article on the Business Green website. Sadly, much of the EU’s Energy Performance of Buildings Directive that is an excellent foundation for the country’s energy efficiency strategy is going unenforced. While this is about … Continue reading

With Britain leaving EU, there is still need to maintain appropriate regulations

With Britain leaving EU, there is still need to maintain appropriate regulations

Andrew Warren, chairman of the British Energy Efficiency Federation, warns energy saving product rules that slash domestic and business costs could be at risk post-Brexit. The article first appeared on the Business Green website. Importantly, Andrew’s comments were echoed by Energy Institute vice president and former National Grid CEO Steve Holliday who warned that “the … Continue reading