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UK Government to Commit to 2050 Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions

UK Government to Commit to 2050 Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Following on from our blogs where we shared the latest advice from the Committee on Climate Change, we are delighted to share the news that the UK Government will be the first country in the world to write into law a net zero emissions target.

Oil & Gas Set To Be Out-priced by Renewables by 2020

Oil & Gas Set To Be Out-priced by Renewables by 2020

According to Swanson’s Law, solar PV tends to become 20% cheaper for every doubling of cumulative shipped volume. Solar energy costs have continued to decrease steeply for decades. in 1977 solar panels cost $77 per watt, compare that to 2016 where the cost had fallen as low as $0.36 per watt.

Bosch Global to be carbon neutral from 2020

Bosch Global to be carbon neutral from 2020

Bosch is to be fully carbon-neutral as early as next year. Bosch has over 400 locations worldwide made up of engineering, manufacturing and administrative facilities, and none of these will leave a carbon footprint from the start of the next decade.

Net Zero Carbon - The Latest Report

Net Zero Carbon - The Latest Report

In this blog, we look at the latest advice to the UK Government from the Committee on Climate Change, which details a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to “net zero” by 2050.

Government Pledges to Ban Boilers In New Homes By 2025

Government Pledges to Ban Boilers In New Homes By 2025

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has today announced the Government’s commitment to ban fossil fuel heating from new homes by 2025. In today’s Spring Statement, Hammond confirmed the introduction of a new standard for new build homes will be introduced by 2025, in order to future-proof new build homes with low carbon heating, such as heat pumps.

Gas Boilers Banned In New Homes By 2025?

Gas Boilers Banned In New Homes By 2025?

According to the latest advice from Government advisors, new build homes should be banned from connecting to the gas grid within as little as 6 years in order to tackle climate change. As reported in the Times and the BBC, The Committee on Climate Change report, titled “UK Housing: Fit for the Future”, suggests that all new-build homes in the countryside should be heated by heat pumps, rather than traditional fossil fuel boilers.

Alto Energy Celebrates Two Years In Business

Alto Energy Celebrates Two Years In Business

We recently celebrated our two-year anniversary from when we first started trading and opened our telephone lines. Read on to find our more about how we started, the milestones we have achieved so far, and what the next 12 months have in store for us.

Heat Pump 10 Year Challenge

Heat Pump 10 Year Challenge

Everyone is taking part in the the current trend called The 10 Year Challenge, so we thought why not do that with heat pumps. Read on to see how heat pumps have changed over the last 10 years and why there is even more of a reason to install them in years to come.