Eden Project

Feb 18
Reducing the impact of construction on the environment

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Earlier this month Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change confirmed that the UK had met its first carbon budget, the first step in fulfilling our commitment to cut Britain’s emissions by 80% in 2050. It is widely reported that buildings account for approximately half of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions. BRE […]

Nov 08
BRE National Solar Centre is relocating to Eden Project

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BRE National Solar Centre will relocate its offices and create its first solar test site at the Eden Project in St Austell. BRE established the National Solar Centre in April this year, with support from the European Regional Development Fund*, to drive innovation, cost reduction and increased confidence in the photovoltaic (PV) marketplace through knowledge […]

Mar 20
Pioneering national switching initiative results in energy saving of £282,000 on annual bills in the UK

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UK Together announces results of its first nationwide collective energy saving buying initiative. Over 3,700 switches to better deals and UK savings of £282,000 on annual energy bills. The first round of UK Together, the national collective switching initiative, closed at midnight this Sunday, March 17, with thousands of members saving hundreds of pounds on […]