Search Results: Energy

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Building Energy Rating

Building Energy Rating

From January 1st, 2009, a Building Energy Rating (BER) certificate became compulsory for all homes being sold or offered for…

Climate | Climate & Air | Energy | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Voluntary Carbon Standards

Voluntary Carbon Standards

A 2010 report by the World Bank (2010) valued the global carbon market at $143 billion in 2009. Within the…

Agriculture | Climate | Energy | Land Use | Transport | Waste | Non-Technical Option | Generic Example


Domestic Offset Schemes

Domestic Offset Schemes

Climate change is the headline environmental issue of our day. The policy responses take a variety of forms both voluntary…

Climate | Energy | Land Use | Other | Transport | Waste | Technical Option | Non-Technical Option | Generic Example


European Sulphur Directives - Low sulphur fuel

European Sulphur Directives - Low sulphur fuel

Sulphur is naturally present in small quantities in liquid and solid fuels. However, since the introduction of the Directive relating…

Air | Energy | Transport | Technical Option | Specific Example


Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD)

Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD)

Flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) is a technology used to remove sulphur dioxide (SO2) from the exhaust flue gases of fossil…

Energy | Technical Option | Generic Example


Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR)

Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR)

Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) is a nitrogen oxide (NOX) emission reduction technique used in petrol and diesel internal combustion engines.…

Energy | Transport | Technical Option | Generic Example


Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction (SNCR)

Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction (SNCR)

Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction (SNCR) is a method to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions in conventional power plants that burn biomass, waste…

Energy | Technical Option | Generic Example


Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)

Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) is a means of converting nitrogen oxides (NOX) with the aid of a catalyst into nitrogen…

Energy | Transport | Technical Option | Generic Example


European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)

European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)

On the 1st of January 2005 the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) came into operation. The EU ETS…

Energy | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


LED Lighting

LED Lighting

While CFL (compact fluorescent light) light bulbs have been put forward as the environmentally friendly energy efficient alternative to traditional…

Climate & Air | Energy | Technical Option | Generic Example