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Here you can find a list of websites that provide a wealth of information on many aspects of the renewable energy industry.
The Biomass Energy Centre
The Biomass Energy Centre The Biomass Energy Centre is the UK government information centre for the use of biomass for energy in the UK. Funding for the Biomass Energy Centre Inquiry Service has now come to an end. It is therefore with great regret that we announce that we are unable to continue to provide this service. We hope that this website, and the literature and links available through it, will continue to provide information and answer any questions you may have.
A non-profit business providing advice and training for industry professionals. Their aim is to increase the safe use of cleaner fuels.
Energy & Utilities Alliance (EUA)
Founded in 1905, the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) is a not-for-profit trade association that provides a leading industry voice to help shape the future policy direction within the energy and utilities sector.
Scottish Renewables Forum
Scottish Renewables is a member organisation dedicated to strengthening business relationships and committed to securing the best possible environment for the growth of renewable energy in Scotland.
The Micropower Council
The Micropower Council represents companies and organisations active in the microgeneration sector and campaigns on behalf of its members for a genuine mass market for small scale, low and zero carbon electricity and heat generating technologies.
IPA - Scotland
The IPA represents a group of companies that operate in all areas of the power and energy related industries. IPA members provide solutions based on a wide range of technologies, from thermal power plants to renewable energy systems. Expertise and experience ranges from design through construction and operation of complete power plants, and on the engineered systems and equipment that form critical parts of power plants. Support in all stages of a power project, from concept to operation, including technical, legal, financial and environmental, is available from specialist consultancy companies within the membership of the IPA. ï»¿
Federation of Environmental Trade Associations
FETA is the recognised UK body representing the interests of over 400 manufacturers, suppliers, installers and contractors within the heating, ventilating, building controls, refrigeration & air conditioning industry to policy makers and the wider public.
Combined Heat & Power Association
The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) is the leading advocate of an integrated approach to delivering energy services using combined heat and power and district heating and cooling. As an industry leader, the CHPA brings together interested parties from across the sector to develop a strong, dynamic and sustainable environment for combined heat and power and district heating and cooling technologies.
The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE)
The BCSE is a coalition of companies and trade associations from the energy efficiency, natural gas and renewable energy sectors, and also includes independent electric power producers, investor-owned utilities, public power, commercial end-users and project developers and service providers for environmental markets
British Hydropower Association
The British Hydropower Association (BHA) is the professional trade body representing the interests of the UK hydropower industry and its associated stakeholders in the wider community at regional, national and global levels.
Association Of Energy Producers
Energy UK is the trade association for the energy industry. Energy UK has over 80 companies as members that together cover the broad range of energy providers and suppliers and include companies of all sizes working in all forms of gas and electricity supply and energy networks. Energy UK members generate more than 90% of UK electricity and provide light and heat to some 26 million homes.
The Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE)
The Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) was formed in 1981 by a number of major companies active within the energy conservation industry. Our aim is to encourage a positive national awareness of the need for and benefits of energy conservation, to help establish a sensible and consistent national policy and programme, and to increase investment in all appropriate energy saving measures.
Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs
Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) are the UK government department responsible for policy and regulations on environmental, food and rural issues. Our priorities are to grow the rural economy, improve the environment and safeguard animal and plant health.
The Department of Energy & Climate Change
The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) works to make sure the UK has secure, clean, affordable energy supplies and promote international action to mitigate climate change.
Department for Local Communities and Government
Department for Local Communities and Government (DLCG) work to move decision-making power from central government to local councils. This helps put communities in charge of planning, increases accountability and helps citizens to see how their money is being spent.
The Environmental Agency are an Executive Non-departmental Public Body responsible to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Their principal aims are to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sustainable development. They play a central role in delivering the environmental priorities of central government through our functions and roles.
Ofgem is the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets. We are a non-ministerial government department and an independent National Regulatory Authority, recognised by EU Directives. Our principal duty is to protect the interests of consumers, both present and future. We do this in a variety of ways including: promoting value for money promoting security of supply and sustainability, for present and future generations of consumers, domestic and industrial users the supervision and development of markets and competition regulation and the delivery of Government schemes.
The Scottish Government
The responsibilities of the Scottish Government include health, education, justice, rural affairs, housing and transport.
Alternative Energy News
Alternative Energy News publishes articles about renewable energy, new technologies, and anything that will help our civilization use energy and natural resources in a more sustainable and efficient way. Our news pages aggregate headlines from around the web to keep you informed on a daily basis.
The Energy Institute
The EI is the leading chartered professional membership body for the energy industry, supporting over 16,000 individuals working in or studying energy and 250 companies worldwide. The EI provides learning and networking opportunities to support professional development, as well as professional recognition and technical and scientific knowledge resources on energy in all its forms and applications.
The European Commission represents the general interest of the EU and is the driving force in proposing legislation (to Parliament and the Council), administering and implementing EU policies, enforcing EU law (jointly with the Court of Justice) and negotiating in the international arena.
European Environment Agency
The European Environment Agency (EEA) is an agency of the European Union. Our task is to provide sound, independent information on the environment. We are a major information source for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public. Currently, the EEA has 33 member countries.
The International Geothermal Association
The IGA is a non-political, non-profit, non-governmental organization. The objectives of the IGA are to encourage research, the development and utilization of geothermal resources worldwide through the publication of scientific and technical information among the geothermal specialists, the business community, governmental representatives, UN organisations, civil society and the general public.
The World Energy Council (WEC)
The World Energy Council (WEC) is the principal impartial network of leaders and practitioners promoting an affordable, stable and environmentally sensitive energy system for the greatest benefit of all.
World Renewable Energy Congress
WREN is a major non-profit organization registered in the United Kingdom with charitable status and affiliated to UNESCO, the Deputy Director General of which is its honorary President. It has a Governing Council, an Executive Committee and a Director General. It maintains links with many United Nations, governmental and non-governmental organisations.
The Carbon Trust is a world-leading organisation helping businesses, governments and the public sector to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy through carbon reduction, energy-saving strategies and commercialising low carbon technologies.
Energy Action Scotland (EAS)
Energy Action Scotland (EAS) is the national charity working to end fuel poverty and to achieve warm, dry homes for all ......................................................................................... . .
The Department of Energy & Climate Change RESTATS
This web site holds statistical information on renewable energy projects from the following data collection activities undertaken by Ricardo-AEA on behalf of the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC): RESTATS, the Renewable Energy STATisticS database, contains performance statistics on all relevant renewable energy sources in the United Kingdom. REPD, the Renewable Energy Planning Database, tracks the progress of projects from inception, through planning, construction and operational phases These projects are key to assessing the success of the renewable energy technologies and progress to targets introduced in the 2009 Renewable Energy Directive.
My House and Garden
Where you will find everything you need to turn your House into a Home. Recipes, Gardening, Lifestyle, Hints and Tips, Shopping, Travel........................................
Shackleton & Wintle
Established over 30 years ago, Shackleton & Wintle has become one of the leading Plumbing and Heating contractors in the area it serves from modern premises at its Cheltenham base.
Energy Saving Heating
Energy Saving Heating - Providing revolutionary, intelligent, energy saving heating solutions throughout the UK. ...................................................................................
HECAS Supplies all Heating equipment from Commercial to domestic types including Biomass boilers and a green water pressure system called MainsBoostâ„¢. As an outlet is opened water is forced out of the MainsBoostâ„¢ and as such boosting the pressure and delivering a constant water flow rate to unvented cylinders and combination boilers, resulting in a power shower performance using green energy solutions and no need for a shower pump.
Green Building Press
Green Building Press - Information and publications to help you create healthy and ecological homes and buildings.