Useful links

Biomass and energy crops links

Bioenergy Capital Grants Scheme. Grants for biomass fuelled heat and biomass combined heat and power projects.

Biomass Energy Centre. Information on biomass derived solid, liquid and gaseous fuels and associated conversion technologies.

East Anglia Wood Fuels. Main focus is woodfuel for use in boilers.

Forestry Commission.

Natural England. Energy Crops Scheme. Funding for growing energy crops.

Woodfuel East. Helps woodland owners, woodland managers, agents and consultants, contractors, boiler installers and woodfuel users.

Woodfuel strategy for England.

   

Carbon links

Act on CO2. A cross-government initiative, currently involving the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

Carbon Trust.

Cambridge Carbon Footprint.

Community Carbon Reduction Project. CReD

Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. BERR.

   

Climate change links

Climate Institute.

Defra climate change and energy website.

Farming Futures. Information on the challenges and opportunities of climate change, as well as ways to adapt and mitigate it.

Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. IPCC

Macaulay Institute.

RealClimate. A commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists.

Stern Review. Final report.

Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

   

Compost and anaerobic digestion links

The use of composts in agriculture. Field trials at Warwick HRI.

Association for Organics Recycling. Formerly The Composting Association.

Community Composting Network.

Commercial Composting.

European Compost Network.

Biogas Info. Official information portal for anaerobic digestion, a collaboration between the National Non-Food Crops Centre, Defra and
DECC.

   

Energy efficiency links

Energy Saving Trust.

Centre for Sustainable Energy.

Low Impact Living Initiative (LILI).

National Energy Foundation.

   

Grants and funding links

Bioenergy Capital Grants Scheme. Grants for biomass fuelled heat and biomass combined heat and power projects

Energy Crops Scheme. Grants to farmers in England for the establishment of miscanthus and short rotation coppice

Low Carbon Buildings Programme. Grants for the installation of microgeneration technologies in a range of buildings

   

Renewable energy links

Renewables East.

British Wind Energy Association. BWEA

Combined Heat and Power Association.

Solar Trade Association.

The Centre for Alternative Technology.

World Energy Council.

   

Sustainable building materials links

Association for Environmentally Conscious Building.

BRE.

British Earth Sheltering Association.

Straw Bale Building Association.


   

Sustainable land management links

Defra - farming.

Natural England.

 

   

Waste and recycling links

Community Recycling Network.

Waste and Resources Action Programme. WRAP.

ReMaDeEssex. Set up in 2000 to create new markets and secondary uses for recycled materials in Essex.

Lets Recycle.

   
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