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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed as an introduction to practitioners with an interest in developments in the UK energy sector. It will discuss the UK’s current energy policy and the legislative framework for renewable. The podcast will then go on to discuss the logistics, opportunities and risks of the principle sources of renewable in the UK. Some attention will also be given to financial incentives for businesses and individuals, taxation, the planning issues and will conclude with some projections for the future of green energy in the UK.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand where green energy sits within the domestic and international agenda;
  • Be aware of the UK’s legislative framework concerning renewable energy;
  • Understand how the feed-in tariff works;
  • Understand the opportunities, risks and logistical considerations of wind power;
  • Understand the opportunities, risks and logistical considerations of solar power;
  • Understand the opportunities, risks and logistical considerations of power generated from biomas;
  • Be aware of the planning law issues in seeking to develop property to produce renewable energy;
  • Be aware of some of the tax consequences of renewable.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Energy Act 2008;
  • Climate Change Act 2008.
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In this podcast, Alex Creed, head of renewable at land management firm Strutt & Parker discusses the options available to developers looking to move into ‘green’ sources of energy. This podcast will discuss the policy and legislative landscape, the different sources of renewable energy, the opportunities and the risks.

Date Recorded: 23rd June 2014

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Podcast last reviewed: 2012-05-28

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