Search Results: Energy

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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

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

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

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) 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) 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) 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) 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)

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

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