Green Deal Archives
Does The Apprentice Need to Learn Some New Skills?
10th October 2014 | Peter Rolton: Chairman, Rolton Group
Next Tuesday, the ominous tones of Prokofiev’s 'Dance of the Knights' will flood out into living rooms across the UK, and this can mean only one thing: Lord Sugar is back to cast judgement over the most recent crop of Apprentice hopefuls.
1975: The Year the Queen Officially Opened Britain’s Energy Crisis for Business?
30th July 2012 | Kate Roche
Last week, the Department of Energy & Climate Change released the key points from their ‘Digest of UK Energy Statistics 2012,’ showing the development of energy trends that are both encouraging and disappointing.
Wind: Cuts and Compromise or Clear Direction?
26th July 2012 | Tom Warwick
This morning, the DECC announced the results of the latest alteration to UK renewable energy subsidies. The Government’s Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) banding review was due before parliament’s summer break; however a clear divide within the coalition meant that the final announcement was delayed until today.
Tax Payers Alliance Misses the Point on Renewable Energy
26th July 2012 | Peter Rolton
A recent article by the Tax Payers Alliance claims a report by BIS, its ‘International Comparison of Energy and Climate Change Policies Impacting Energy Intensive Industries in Selected Countries,’ shows that DECC policies are killing British Industry by increasing energy costs.
Business needs to see clear commitment to going green
20th December 2011 | Peter Rolton
As the challenge to the government’s decision to effectively dismantle the subsidies for solar PV heads into the high court this week, it’s worth reflecting on the scale of the problem we face in reducing carbon emissions globally.
First Steps: Acknowledging the Problems We Face
15th December 2011 | Peter Rolton
One of the tenets of personal development is that people can not change what they don’t acknowledge. On that basis we’ve seen heartening news in the last week that public attitudes to climate change may be growing more realistic.