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Renewable Energy in Practice. The Energy Statement for Ashton Green Sustainable Urban Extension looked into possibilities of using multiple renewable energy technologies in order to support a planning application. The main areas are energy deductions in
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10th of September 2011
Assignment B: Renewable Energy in practise
Solar photovoltaic technology 5
Solar Thermal technology 5
Heat Pumps 7
The renewable energy has been and is still being introduced to the practise to achieve main aims and targets of policies introduced by UK and EU government.
The current energy policy in UK is set out in the Energy White Paper and Low Carbon Transition Plan. The White Paper was introduced in 2007 and the Low Carbon Transition Plan in 2009. The plans are led by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
The first mentioned plan (White Paper) sets out the Government's international and domestic energy strategy to address the long term energy challenges faced by UK. The main aims are to cut CO2 emissions by 60% by 2050 with a real progress by 2010; to maintain reliable energy supplies; to promote sustainable market in UK and to ensure that every home is heated adequately and affordably.
The UK is committed to delivering its share of the EU target for
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