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The feed-in tariff for solar panel installations

The Government has been supporting solar panel installations for the last few years with the feed-in tariff scheme, which rewards those who generate their own renewable energy. It’s been such a popular scheme that homeowners, local councils and businesses have taken advantage of the cash incentives. current 21p/kWh rate offering around £500 a year. It’s…

Further cuts for solar feed-in tariff expected in July and October

Further cuts for solar feed-in tariff expected in July and October Homeowners and businesses wanting to install solar panels should do so now to avoid further cuts to the feed-in tariff. From April 1, the tariff will only be 9p/kWh for inefficient homes, while the maximum rate will be 21p. This was only cut from…

Solar panels installed by Thames Water beat deadline date

Solar panels installed by Thames Water beat deadline date Ofgem has signed off a 3.7MW solar panels project, just in time to receive the 30.7p/kWh feed-in tariff rate. Thames Water have been able to complete their solar installation before the 12.9p tariff came into effect. This means the company will benefit from a greater profit…

Guarantee the Higher Solar Tariff for Inefficient Homes before April 1

Guarantee the Higher Solar Tariff for Inefficient Homes before April 1 Inefficient homes will be guaranteed the top solar feed-in tariff rate if installations are completed and registered before April 1. Leaving it until after this date could result in your solar panel system receiving the reduced rate of just 9p/kWh, rather than at least…

Government ready to fund southwest renewable energy venture

Renewable energy could take hold of the southwest of England; after it was revealed the UK’s first marine Energy Park would be built. The park would focus on offshore wind, wave and tidal power in an effort to generate environmentally friendly renewable energy and cut carbon emissions. The site will cost close to £100 million…

Renewable energy to transform Hull

The River Humber is ready for a renewable energy revolution after it was announced a £130 million biomass power plant would be built in Hull. This pushes the total planned investment for the estuary to £1bn. The investment would make a lot of green jobs available in the area and the biomass plant would provide…

Benefits for a heat pump system

A heat pump system is an alternative to paying costly electricity or heating bills. As a renewable energy source there are a number of benefits for installing a heat pump system in your home. After reading the following, why not submit a quick quote request form and receive FREE, no obligation quotes from local, vetted…

Renewable energy plans for Dumfries and Galloway

Renewable energy is top of the agenda for Dumfries and Galloway Council as they look to borrow £2.2 million for solar panels. The council want to install the renewable products onto a number of its properties, as a way to boost the council’s budget by £6 million. The solar panels will generate free electricity for…

Saving money with solar panels

Solar panels are designed to generate free energy for commercial and domestic purposes. They’re often installed onto roofs facing south and southwest in order to make the most of the sun’s rays. By generating your own energy you’ll be less reliant on the National Grid and as prices for gas and electricity are rising, you’ll…

Solar Feed-in tariff set for final court showdown

The lengthy saga surrounding the solar Feed-in tariff reduction will see its conclusion on Friday, when the High Court hear the government’s challenge to the cuts being called “unlawful”. There has been months of criticism and anger amongst environmental groups and solar companies regarding the sudden cuts. And any further appeals from government will also…