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Links for April 30th through May 4th

by Mel Starrs on May 5, 2012

in News

These are my links for April 30th through May 4th:

  • Bioenergy strategy – Department of Energy and Climate Change – Another document to plough through: "Bioenergy is expected to play a key role in our ability to meet the 2020 renewables target as well as longer term carbon reduction targets to 2030 and 2050. But we recognise that bioenergy is not automatically low carbon, renewable or sustainable: alongside its many positives, bioenergy carries risks.
    The UK bioenergy strategy, published jointly by DECC, Defra, DfT sets a framework of principles to guide UK bioenergy policy in a way that secures its benefits, while managing these risks.
    The strategy’s overarching principle is that bioenergy must be produced sustainably and that there is a role for UK Government to steer sustainable development of bioenergy in the UK and as far as possible internationally."
  • Low Carbon Funding Landscape | About Us – The Low Carbon Funding Landscape Navigator, provided by the Energy Generation & Supply Knowledge Transfer Network, will take users through the low carbon energy funding landscape, providing clear guidance on key public and private funding bodies and support mechanisms for UK low carbon energy projects.
    As a non-registered user you will be able to search for the latest funding opportunities in the low carbon area. You will also be able to get background information on current private and public funding providers.
    As a registered user looking for funding you will be able to indicate which calls you are interested in and get help in finding the right partners to build project teams for specific calls.
    As a private or public funding provider, you will be able register your organisation and add and manage your own funding opportunities.
    The Navigator is a resource for the entire Low Carbon Energy RDD&D community. It will be particularly valuable to smaller technology companies who str