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CALL - Engaging private consumers towards sustainable energy

Specific Challenge:

Consumers should be considered at the heart of the energy system and become active market players. The future private consumer should be more aware, active, energy sufficient, as well as being a prosumer producing energy for their own consumption, where this is possible. 841 more words

On the campaign trail

C: My campaign slogan: One tough cookie. This cookie don’t crumble. Claudia: The Biscotti This Country Needs.

J: Are you running for election? One tough cookie is my campaign slogan. 502 more words


Arguing for greater ambition in our approach to sustainable energy

Richard Layard, director of the Wellbeing programme at the London School of Economics Centre for Economic Performance, provides a thoughtful post in the Financial Times, that the pace of change in developing sustainable energy has been far too slow and there is a need for an entirely new, more ambitious and aggressive approach. 766 more words

Sustainable Energy

Proving what we already know about shale gas

  • Machiavellian caution.
  • Bad experience with shale.
  • Safe technology and regulation.
  • Government invests £30 million in testing practical procedures and performance.

“There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things.  424 more words

Bill Butterworth

Maintaining a Healthy and Habitable Planet is a Moral Responsibility

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Jeff Merkley and Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced “Keep It in the Ground” legislation to help accelerate the transition to clean energy by ending all new federal leases for oil, gas or coal extraction on public lands and waters. 52 more words


Storage advance may boost solar thermal energy potential

The advance is based on a new innovation with thermochemical storage, in which chemical transformation is used in repeated cycles to hold heat, use it to drive turbines, and then be re-heated to continue the cycle. 28 more words