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News round-up: co-operating with China, offshore turbines, green homes, bag charge, biomass criteria »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: low carbon co-operation with China; offshore wind technology; Green Open Homes Network; plastic bag charge; biomass sustainability criteria.

Green Deal launches to transform Britain’s buildings »

The Government's Green Deal initiative went live on 28th January, offering the opportunity for energy-saving improvements to homes or businesses without having to pay all the costs up front.

Energy news round-up »

Energy news from DECC: Energy Bill to stimulate low-carbon growth, Efficiency Strategy to transform energy use, update to Renewable Energy Roadmap, encouraging bioenergy innovation and local schemes

Online events from 2degrees in December »

Online events in December from 2degrees: energy wastage in data centres; financial innovations and risk; a carbon footprint journey; collaboration in the supply chain; embedding CSR through HR.

2degrees Live: Raising the Energy Performance of Your Properties »

Run by 2degrees, a business community for driving growth and profit through sustainability, this event aims to help landlords, tenants, and owner/occupiers achieve higher performing buildings and truly engaged stakeholders.

The Green Deal: next steps, legislation, consultation response and explanatory animation »

DECC has detailed plans to bring the Green Deal energy efficiency market into operation, alongside its consultation response and measures to strengthen consumer protection, reduce industry burdens, and implement ECO.

Online events from 2degrees in June »

Online events in June from 2degrees: design for behaviour change, collaborating for corporate sustainability, reducing forest footprints, water use in the beverage industry, clean energy legislation in Australia, property energy efficiency.

Online events from 2degrees in January »

Online events in January from 2degrees, an online community for sustainable business: zero waste; energy efficiency in UK policy; water footprinting; automated metering; energy management for CRC; sustainable procurement in banking.

Energy Act provides legal framework for Green Deal »

The Energy Act 2011 provides the legal framework for the Green Deal, launching in Autumn 2012 to reduce carbon emissions cost effectively, reduce fuel poverty, and improve homes by revolutionising energy efficiency.

Energy publications round-up: UK consumption, household facts, bio-energy, fuel poverty, renewables »

The SDRN highlights new publications on energy: UK energy consumption; housing energy fact file; bio-energy technologies; fuel poverty and a low carbon economy; energy and fuel poverty policy; renewable electricity.