RenewableUK welcomes Huhne’s pledge to slash energy bills with new green measures

Green (Living) Review

RenewableUK Chief Executive Maria McCaffery said: “It’s common sense that if you save fuel, you save money. The figures in the Government’s Annual Energy Statement demonstrate this simple truth – that green measures, far from being expensive, can actually save us money.

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Hard-up drivers desperate to save money on fuel – but have no idea what they pay for it

Green (Living) Review

Enthusiasm about cutting costs loses out to love of speed, research finds Hard-up English motorists are desperate to save money on fuel – but don’t even know how much it costs, a survey released today has found. Research for the Energy Saving Trust’s Fuel Your Passion campaign found almost three-quarters (71 per cent) of drivers do not know the average price of a liter of unleaded – but nine in ten admit shopping around to find cheaper fuel.

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Green Workout Tips

Eco Friendly Daily

It’ll save you fuel and help you build and maintain a healthy body as well as lower stress. · Car pool to the gym with a few workout buddies and you’ll be saving fuel and adding incentive.

Responsible living

The Green Changemakers

[link] Living cheap is the new green 5 cheap ways to save 1,000 gallons of water Switching to more efficient compact fluorescent bulbs can result in energy savings and lower green house gas emissions. Running clean, you can save up to $150 each year.

Wasting Less - A Consumer's Guide

The Green Changemakers

Avoiding buying something, or buying less of it, uses the fewest resources and saves you from having to seek out end-of-life options. You’ll save yourself time and money. Initially the cost may be higher, but in the long run you can save. Tips For Reducing Household Garbage.

Ten First Steps Toward Lighter Living

The Green Changemakers

In every case, these ideas will save you money, cut energy use, and help balance your household’s greenhouse gas budget?—?the That means that the average CFL bulb will save $30 in energy costs over the course of its life. Running clean, you can save up to $150 each year.

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Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

The Green Changemakers

1] For these people, even access to a small amount of electricity could lead to life-saving improvements in agricultural productivity, health, education, communications and access to clean water. Source: Household Energy Network By 2007, more than 2.5 David J.

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

The Green Changemakers

Cuba, the only country that has faced such a crisis – the massive reduction of fossil fuels – is an example of options and hope. The nation has also moved toward small-scale renewable energy and developed an energy-saving mass transit system, while maintaining its government-provided health care system whose preventive, locally-based approach to medicine conserves scarce resources. Since they couldn't fuel their aging cars, they walked, biked, rode buses, and carpooled.

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