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Section highlightHouses into homes This report details findings to emerge from the evaluation during the first six months of delivery (April to September 2012).
Written Statement - Update on tobacco policy »Standardised packaging of tobacco products and Sub Committees on The Smoke-free Premises etc. (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012.Learn more »
Industry and government plan for a healthy future for farming in Wales
Farmers and Welsh Government will come together today to plan for a healthy and vibrant agricultural industry.
- Statement from First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, on the Woolwich attack
- Historic garden is a breakfast TV star
- Industry and government plan for a healthy future for farming in Wales
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Section highlightAccess to information
The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
Sky lanterns: environmental and risk assessment »To establish an evidence base to help any future policy decisions on sky lanterns and helium balloons.Learn more »
- Future management of private water supply pipes
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Renting Homes White Paper
- The draft School Governors’ Annual Reports (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
- The future of agricultural statistical data collection methods in Wales
- Consultation - Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (Wales) Regulations 2006 (Amendment) Regulations 2013
Featured consultation »Implementing the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011
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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2012-13 »
Proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2012-13, which was published on 26 June 2012.Learn more »
Our ambition is to make low carbon energy a reality in Wales. There are a lot of good examples already taking place.
Here a just a few.
Solutia is a manufacturer of chemicals used in the creation of everyday, familiar items, including washing powders, floor coverings and laminated windscreens. In 2007 Solutia applied for planning permission for two wind turbines. Construction works began in May 2009 and the turbines were installed ...
Talybont-on-Usk Energy is a not-for-profit community enterprise with its own hydro electric turbine. It is the first community owned power station in Wales. They invest their income from the turbine in energy saving and sustainable living projects in their community in the Brecon Beacons.
In 2005, UPM secured a grant to help convert their Shotton paper mill to 100% recycled newsprint and to recover the resulting waste, or sludge, through combustion. UPM built a £52m renewable energy plant, with the primary power coming from a sludge and biomass boiler. This also reduced UPM's ca ...
A smart grid can cut energy use, smooth demand peaks, reduce transmission losses, prevent equipment failures and enable investment in small scale energy generation.
The wind farm is five miles off the north Wales coast in Liverpool Bay. It is the biggest Welsh power station producing energy from renewable sources.
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is the simultaneous generation of usable heat and power (generally electricity) in a single process. CHP systems are highly efficient, making use of heat that would otherwise be wasted.
Corus and Dyesol are working together to embed Dye Solar Cell (DSC) technology into steel strip, creating large-scale photovoltaic roof cladding systems. DSC technology can generate clean, green electricity throughout the year.
Stevens Vehicles Ltd is run by Tony and Peter Stevens, a renowned car designer and engineer and a former international banker.
If fully exploited, tidal power has the potential to generate 10% of the UK's electricity. DeltaStream is a new technology designed to generate low cost electrical power from tidal stream resources.