Monthly Archives: November 2012

Funding schemes made simple

A simple guide to energy saving funding

The government is planning to phase out and in several different schemes to help householders pay for energy saving home improvements. This is great, but can be confusing, which is why we’ve put them all together in this handy overview … Continue reading

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The 10 most common Green Deal FAQs

In basic terms, the Green Deal is a loan that you can take out for fitting energy saving measures to your home, but the key thing is that the repayments are made through the savings on your energy bill. The … Continue reading

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Thermodynamic Products Registration Suspended

The MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme), administered by Gemserv, has announced that they will be suspending the registration of Thermodynamic products. So, what does this mean? Thermodynamic systems are a specific type of solar thermal system. They use a type of … Continue reading

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The Hole in the Roof campaign

For the the Heating and Hot Water Industry Council, creators of the Hole in the Roof campaign, energy efficiency starts with understanding exactly what motivates you to save energy. Much of the energy saving information out there is confusingly jargon … Continue reading

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Energy Price Forecasts

5 reasons to stay in the Solar PV market

News in recent weeks has been filled with mixed messages about solar PV. The first of November heralded another cut to the FIT solar PV generation tariff from 16p to 15.44p/kWh. Whether these cuts are in line with module price … Continue reading

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Green Deal News: The All Party Parliamentary Green Deal Group

When the All Party Parliamentary Group gathered on Thursday (30th October), there was an air of frustration in the room. The Green Deal launch was softer than even the most pessimistic person expected, and the up take from business, particularly … Continue reading

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How to combat the energy price hikes

Headlines over the last few days have been filled with tales of woe, with five of the U.K.’s six biggest energy companies announcing significant price rises. But what’s happening in the rest of the market? The U.K.’s biggest energy supplier, … Continue reading

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Is Solar PV still worth it?

Last chance to make money with Solar PV?

Anyone installing a Solar PV system in England can still make good money, reducing their impact on the environment and their energy bills. Through the government’s Feed-In Tariff scheme, payments are made for every unit of electricity generated by the … Continue reading

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