Blog posts by Simon Brammer

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By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
Yesterday's surprise announcement about proposed cuts to the Feed-In Tariff scheme will have a major impact on some Ashden UK Award winners.
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
Simon Brammer writes about the recent 'Seeing is Believing' group visit to two Ashden Award winners.
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
Find out why air pollution is such a hot topic in the news and what we can do to help.
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
Joined-up thinking is needed to help tackle fuel poverty, cut carbon emissions and ease the pressure on the NHS, says Simon Brammer.
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
With less than two months to go until the general election, we recently asked our UK winners what the future government – whatever shade, or combination of shades, it may be could be doing to promote sustainable energy.
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager

The Fit for the Future Network began with an Ashden Gold Award. Here's the story so far.

Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
As a child who loved sci-fi and had a very active imagination, I dreamed of a future world of individual jet packs, trains that travelled at the speed of sound, hovercraft on the streets and with a bit of luck, a Star Trek-style transporter - all of it powered by some miraculous super-clean energy source not yet discovered.
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
“I can’t afford to make any big investments in refurbishing my own home, so as soon as I heard about the opportunity to invest in OVESCO I knew it was something I just had to be a part of", says Lewes resident Sarah Hitchins.
Simon Brammer
By Simon Brammer, Ashden UK Programme Manager
If I asked you to give me £100 and guaranteed to give you £400 back six months later, would you accept my offer? This is the kind of return on investment that LED light bulbs offer. So why aren't more people switching to low-energy bulbs?