Solar Panel Power Plant

Is your Domestic Solar Panel Installation actually a little Electricity Power Plant earning income from the Feed-in-Tariff?

This could be a really important question. For those of us with lofty ambitions, we could think of our solar domestic PV installation as a little power plant. You might start to think that if you’re effectively a little business … Continue reading

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8 Free Ways to Save Energy this Summer

1) The Home Heating Cost Reduction Obligation Grant It’s a bit of a mouthful, but this grant is a new scheme brought out by the government to install free cavity wall and loft insulation for anyone receiving certain benefits. You … Continue reading

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Energy saving home improvements could increase your home’s value by as much as 14%

A new study has found that improving your home’s energy efficiency rating can add as much as 14% to its selling price later down the line, with some homes increasing in value by as much as £40,000. If your house’s … Continue reading

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There’s still time to take advantage of Pre-July Solar PV FIT rates

With the arrival of Summer in the UK (finally) you may be looking at all that sunshine and wondering whether a Solar PV installation would be right for your home. You can find out by filling out our Home Energy … Continue reading

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Slow uptake on the Green Deal

By the end of April a relatively impressive 18,000 Green Deal assessments had been carried out. It had been a slow start to the Green Deal, with a few delays and a number of high profile swipes at the concept, … Continue reading

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Renewable Heat Premium Payments Vouchers Increased

Increases to the Renewable Heat Premium Payments

The government has announced that they are going to increase the amount of money that can be claimed with the Renewable Heat Premium Payment vouchers. These are the vouchers that are given to domestic home-owners who fit the qualifying, heat … Continue reading

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Where are Solar PV systems being installed in the UK?

DECC has released its Solar PV uptake figures for January – March this year, as well as a map showing regional uptake from the beginning of the FIT scheme through to March. The popular and less popular areas for PV … Continue reading

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No more Warm Front scheme, Hello HHCRO scheme

The Warm Front scheme offered insulation and new boilers to households that find it difficult to heat their homes. It ended in March this year, but a new scheme has replaced it – the HHCRO Scheme. The HHCRO (or Home … Continue reading

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Feed-in-Tariff Changes for Solar PV

The Feed in Tariff for Solar PV changes from the 1st July, and not 1st August as previously proposed by the Government, which has put a few solar industry noses out of joint. There will be modest reductions for domestic … Continue reading

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Weekend energy savers

6 Easy things you can do this weekend to cut your energy bills

A bank holiday weekend is the perfect time to catch up on useful things you’ve been meaning to do. Here’s how you can use the time to shave money off your energy bills. – See if you qualify for the … Continue reading

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