Greg Barker

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Name: Greg Barker
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Permission given for new business mall in Pebsham

The first step towards the council’s vision of Bexhill’s future was taken on Thursday when Rother’s planners backed the Seachange Sussex plans for a business “mall.”The three storey development covering 3,256 square metres will be built on farmland between ... [Published Bexhill Today - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

U.K. funds bioenergy program in wetlands

LONDON, April 18 (UPI) -- Plant material from wetlands could be turned into a form of energy that could add to the growing British renewable energy mix, Minister Greg Barker said.Three companies -- AMW IBERS, Natural Synergies and AB Systems -- will share ... [Published UPI - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Domestic RHI Incentive launch

Jaga Heating Products UK has reacted positively to the launch of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).Phil Marris, managing director of Jaga Heating Products, said: “This is a promising step forward in our nation’s push towards the ‘20-20-20’ targets. ... [Published Heating & Plumbing Monthly - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

DECC backs wetlands bio trials

17/04/2014Three British companies have been awarded a share of more than £1.3m by DECC to spur innovation in turning reeds and rushes from wetlands into bioenergyContracts were handed to Glasgow-based AMW IBERS (£147,407), Redcar-based Natural Synergies ... [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Govt solar plans must go further to unlock potential for schools, offices and homes

Friends of the Earth and 10:10 have welcomed the launch of the Government’s long-awaited Solar Strategy today (Friday, 4 April 2014) – but say plans must go further and faster.The strategy, outlining Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker’s personal ... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

DECC's triple for renewables

17th April 2014When it comes to decisions regarding sustainable energy, spot the pattern here in terms of understanding DECC dynamics:Anything that's relatively small, focussed locally, doesn't cost a lot of money, can be done without the Big Six being ... [Published Ecologist - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

UK Sh5bn boost for climate change

THE United Kingdom government will spend Sh5 billion on environment conservation to mitigate negative effects of climate change in Kenya. UK minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change Greg Barker said Kenya is highly susceptible ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

The UK’s rooftops to become power stations

Launching the Solar Strategy at SunSolar Energy in Birmingham, Energy Minister Greg BarkerPlans to turn the Government estate as well as factories, supermarkets and car parks into “solar hubs” have been outlined in a new strategy by Greg Barker today ... [Published World of Renewables - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Abundance launches project to fund solar panels on 19 school roofs

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 ByWith the systems already installed, investors in the project will get a return fixed at 6.7-7% with a bonus for those who invest early in the process. The schools get the solar panels installed for free and a 30% discount ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cash incentives for green homes

The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), launched by the Government last week, is the first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat in the world.It offers homeowners payments to offset the cost of installing low carbon systems in ... [Published Strutt & Parker - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Greg Barker: UK renewables ‘extremely attractive’ for investors

Monday, April 14th, 2014 BySpeaking ahead of the release of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) , he noted how the UK was consistently ranked among the best countries for investing in renewables.A recent ongoing study from consultancy ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

News story: British Climate Change Minister Visits Tanzania

Greg Barker, British Minister of State at the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), is visiting Tanzania from 14-15 April. This is his second visit to Tanzania in under two years.The purpose of the minister’s visit is to learn more about developments ... [Published Cabinet Office - Apr 14 2014]

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"the ability to turn plant material, that would otherwise have been burned or left to decompose, into a sustainable energyenergy source is an important part of the move towards a low carbon economy" Energy and Climate Change Minister Barker said in a statement Thursday
Energy minister Greg Barker said: "this is the first scheme of its kind in the world – showing yet again that the uk is leading the way in the clean energy sector."

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Permission given for new business mall in Pebsham [Published Bexhill Today - 13 hours ago]
U.K. funds bioenergy program in wetlands [Published UPI - Apr 18 2014]
Domestic RHI Incentive launch [Published Heating & Plumbing Monthly - Apr 18 2014]
DECC backs wetlands bio trials [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Apr 18 2014]
Companies in the UK to Test Bioenergy from Wetl... [Published Softpedia - Apr 17 2014]
Govt solar plans must go further to unlock pote... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Apr 17 2014]
Gov provides £1.3m to spur on bioenergy technology [Published Environmental Data Interactive Exchange - Apr 17 2014]
DECC's triple for renewables [Published Ecologist - Apr 17 2014]
Small businesses given boost to generate bioene... [Published Government Opportunities - Apr 17 2014]
UK awards £1.3m to help turn wetland reeds into... [Published New Energy World Network - Apr 17 2014]
Press release: Small businesses given boost to ... [Published Cabinet Office - Apr 17 2014]
UK Sh5bn boost for climate change [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 17 2014]
The UK’s rooftops to become power stations [Published World of Renewables - Apr 16 2014]
Abundance launches project to fund solar panels... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Apr 16 2014]
Can Kellingley lead the charge to a clean energ... [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Apr 15 2014]
Cash incentives for green homes [Published Strutt & Parker - Apr 15 2014]
School solar power investment boost with new gr... [Published Click Green - Apr 15 2014]
Government reconsiders Preesall gas storage plans [Published Utility Week - Apr 15 2014]
Fresh class of solar investment [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Apr 15 2014]
Incentive will "cut rural energy bills" [Published Livestock Northwest - Apr 14 2014]
News story: British Climate Change Minister Vis... [Published Cabinet Office - Apr 14 2014]
Greg Barker: UK renewables ‘extremely attractiv... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Apr 14 2014]
MP praises walk in country park [Published Bexhill Today - Apr 13 2014]
Transport secretary visits Link Road with loca... [Published Bexhill Today - Apr 13 2014]
Government ministers visit Barnes school's shin... [Published Richmond and Twickenham Times - Apr 12 2014]
Stroma: RHI launch is great news for installers [Published Industry Today - Apr 11 2014]
Industry 'delighted' with launch of domestic RHI [Published H&V News - Apr 11 2014]
The Renewable Heat Incentive explained [Published Stephens Scown - Apr 11 2014]
Battle Fire Station meeting - A political ‘hija... [Published Rye and Battle Observer - Apr 11 2014]
SFHA welcomes launch of domestic Renewable Heat... [Published Housing Excellence - Apr 11 2014]
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U.K.’s Leading Political Party To Pledge Ban On... [Published Think Progress - Apr 07 2014]
Wind Farm on Ovenden moor in Yorkshire, UK CREDIT: Shutterstock The United Kingdom’s largest political party will soon promise to indefinitely ban new onshore wind farms after the year 2020, according to a report in the Guardian. The Conservative ...
Another Week of Global Warming News, April 6, 2... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 07 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck YearsApril 6, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , GCF , WG2 ...
Solar farms 'will not spread unrestricted acros... [Published Energy and energy security - Apr 07 2014]
Solar farms must not spread unrestricted across the British countryside and become as controversial as onshore wind turbines , a minister warned on Friday. Instead, solar panels will be rolled out on millions of homes, businesses, schools and government ...
Govt solar plans must go further to unlock pote... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 04 2014]
Friends of the Earth and 10:10 have welcomed the launch of the Government’s long-awaited Solar Strategy today (Friday, 4 April 2014) – but say plans must go further and faster. The strategy, outlining Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker’s personal ...
UK and China launch 3-year, £20M low carbon inn... [Published Green Car Congress - Mar 06 2014]
The UK and China have agreed to a new £20-million (US$33-million) three-year program that will support research to develop new low carbon manufacturing processes and technologies, low carbon cities and offshore renewables in the two countries. Representatives ...
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