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Evaluation of the arrangements for managing local flood risk

  • November 2014

We have recently been appointed by Defra to undertake an independent evaluation of the arrangements for managing local flood risk. Local authorities have been busy responding to the requirements of the Flood & Water Management Act 2010 and our evaluation will inform Defra's post-implementation review of the Act in 2015. The evaluation is being conducted in conjunction with Royal HaskoningDHV and Databuild. Read more


Evaluation of CERT and CESP published

  • September 2014

The UK Government recently published a CAG-supported evaluation of the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (CERT) and the Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP). Read more →


Helen Snodin joins CAG

  • September 2014

CAG Consultants is pleased to announce further expansion with Helen Snodin joining as a new Partner. Helen is a respected renewable energy professional with expertise in electricity sector regulation and markets, electricity grid access and charging, energy economics and energy policy. Helen will be working with CAG colleagues to consolidate and build upon economic and stakeholder engagement work in the energy sector, and expand offerings into energy regulation and compliance. Read more →


Dave Lawrence joins CAG to help build its Economic Development Offer

  • July 2014

We are excited to announce that Dave Lawrence, an economist with over 30 years’ professional experience, has joined CAG. Dave’s appointment will help re­establish our position as a leading economic development consultancy, complementing our sustainable development expertise. Read more →


Fuel Poverty Evidence Review

  • June 2014

CAG Consultants was commissioned by the Scottish Government, on behalf of the Fuel Poverty Forum (FPF), to undertake an extensive review of the evidence in relation to the assumptions underpinning the definition of fuel poverty in Scotland. Read more →


CAG expertise key to new energy co-operative in Plymouth

  • February 2014

Plymouth Energy Community now has over 700 members and is launching a solar share offer. Councillor Chris Penberthy commented "CAG proved to be an ideal partner". Read more →


Green Economy

  • February 2014

CAG have been commissioned to undertake further development of a green economy master planning (GEM) prototype tool that we developed for Torfaen Council (funded by the Welsh Local Government Association) at the beginning of 2013. Read more →


Local authority Green Deal and ECO Report published

  • January 2014

CAG ran a focus group with councils In November 2013 on their experiences of implementing energy efficiency initiatives in the brave new world of ECO and the Green Deal. We produced a report on the session, which was recently published by the Local Government Association. Read more →


Final Evaluation of CERT and CESP

  • October 2013

CAG Consultants has been commissioned by DECC, in a consortium with Ipsos Mori, UCL and EST, to undertake a final evaluation of the CERT and CESP energy efficiency schemes. Read more →


Facilitating workshops for Coastal Communities 2150

  • October 2013

We have recently run facilitation training for Kent County Council and are now leading facilitation of 6 workshops as part of the Coastal Communities 2150 project. Read more →


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