London’s Cycle Hire scheme opens, 30 July [1] 315 docking stations and 5000 bikes available topic

  • Mayor launches London's first two cycle superhighway routes, 19 JULY [2] The two pilot cycle superhighway routes are from Merton to the City (CS7) and Barking to Tower Gateway (CS3). Both routes are around 12.5km in length. maps via topic
  • Government launches consultation on Microgeneration Strategy, 12 July [3] The consultation will look at four key areas for development, including advice: provide more accessible advice and information about microgeneration to homeowners, communities and small businesses. The focus of the Microgeneration Strategy will be electricity generation technologies less than 50 kW in size, and heat generating technologies less than 300 kW in size. This includes:
  • Air, ground and water source heat pumps
  • solar photovoltaics (PV)
  • solar thermal water heating
  • biomass boilers
  • micro Combined heat and power (micro CHP)
  • micro wind turbines
  • fuel cells
  • micro hydro schemes
  • passive flue gas recovery devices. / topic

Westminster Palace, Houses of Parliament, Whitehall, London

"Actions": "Date set from which local authorities can submit proposals from communities about how to improve the wellbeing of their area, under the Sustainable Communities Act: Jan 2011", 8 July 2010[4]

  • Anaerobic digestion – Realising the potential. Government invites discussion on the future of energy from waste, 6 July [5] Anaerobic digestion is a process for turning food, farm and other organic waste into energy and fuel. The UK produces about 100 million tonnes of this waste each year which could instead generate up to 7% of the renewable energy required in the UK by 2020. topic

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  1., 30 July 2010
  2., 19 JULY 2010
  3., 12 July 2010
  4. Draft Communities and Local Government Structural Reform Plan, July 2010
  5., 6 July 2010

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