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The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol

http://www.ghgprotocol.org/
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol) is the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions. The GHG Protocol, a decade-long partnership between the World Resources Institute and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, is working with businesses, governments, and environmental groups around the world to build a new generation of credible and effective programs for tackling climate change.
It provides the accounting framework for nearly every GHG standard and program in the world - from the International Standards Organization to The Climate Registry - as well as hundreds of GHG inventories prepared by individual companies.

The GHG Protocol also offers developing countries an internationally accepted management tool to help their businesses to compete in the global marketplace and their governments to make informed decisions ab…

Reaching Grid Parity

http://www.solarpowerportal.co.uk/news/feature_reaching_grid_parity_the_uk_solar_story_5478
As the UK solar market progressed past the gigawatt mark the term “grid parity” begun to creep into industry players’ lexicon, with many suggesting that solar power could become a serious part of the wider energy mix in the next few years. But, is this concept actually realistic in the UK, or is the idea of installing solar panels without a subsidy completely out of reach?

Slough Council implement new insulation project

http://www.builderguide.co.uk/slough-embarks-on-new-insulation-project

Slough Borough Council is helping householders to reduce their energy bills by around £310 per year as part of a new energy efficiency initiative aimed at reducing carbon emissions.

EU to take legal action over UK pollution problem

Planning approved for UK's largest solar farm

http://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Planning-Approved-for-UKs-Largest-Ever-PV-Solar-Farm.html
TGC Renewables, an independent renewable energy project developer, has just received planning permission to install the largest solar photovoltaic farm in the UK.