A renewable heat consultation and the renewable heat expertise of the Energy Research Establishment

When I started Genersys I used to do many presentations of solar thermal to a wide range of audiences. My last slide has a simple slogan “We need an energy policy, not an electricity policy”, because then, only four or so years ago, energy, climate change and emission discussion, legislation and policy centred wholly on electricity. That demonstrated a lack of common sense; heating produces 47% of the United Kingdom’s carbon dioxide emissions and renewable heat technologies are both more cost effective and more mature than renewable energy technologies.

I questioned Ministers about their approach Continue reading