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Renewables Obligation 2013 - 2017 Banding Review Proposals

26 October 2011


The UK Government has proposed important changes to the support levels available for renewable energy projects under the Renewables Obligation for the 2013 – 2017 period in England and Wales. The proposals ramp up support for new technologies such as wave...

Tackling Water Scarcity - Water Trading Concepts and Possibilities

12 October 2011


Water scarcity is increasingly becoming an issue for large corporate users of freshwater. It is also beginning to receive mainstream public and media attention as never before. Driven by two converging phenomena: growing freshwater use and depletion of usable...

Australia: Energy and resources update May 2013

2 May 2013


Welcome to our monthly roundup of news and legal developments from the Australian energy and resources sector. Each month, we cover news from around the country, including new legislation, commercial developments and judgments affecting the industry. &n...

R22 refrigerants: Action needed on building air-conditioning systems

2 May 2013


This briefing contains the text of an article by Bryan Johnston and Michael Coxall analysing the significant implications for the property industry of the imminent final phase out of the R22 refrigerant which is used in many air-conditioning systems.  A...

CRC: The Detailed Rules for Phase 2 and beyond are published

13 March 2013


The Government has finally published a draft Order establishing Phase 2 of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme which begins on 1 April 2014. The first deadline under the scheme is registration of CRC Participants by 31 January 2014. The structure of potential CRC...

Changes to the Energy Performance Certificate Regime

7 January 2013


A number of changes to the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) regime come into force on 9 January 2013 under the consolidated Energy Performance of Buildings (England & Wales) Regulations 2012.  This briefing summarises the major changes.

Q&A on Environmental Law in Australia

5 December 2012


This article provides a guide to environmental law and practice in Australia featuring a wide range of topics including: The main permitting frameworks Liability regimes for contaminated land and environmental damage Regulators' powers and approach to...