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EPC deadline looms for solar panels of inefficient homes

Solar panel EPC deadline looms for inefficient homes With many solar PV installers offering reduced prices for 2012, solar panels are now cheaper than ever. With the Government’s 21p/kWh feed-in tariff and reduced installation costs, is now the best time to consider an installation? With the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) deadline just around the corner,…

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…

Solar panels part of Government’s future plans

Solar panels part of Government’s future plans Solar panels and energy efficiency have been in the headlines a lot over the last few months, as homeowners look to generate free electricity and add insulation to their properties. The two go hand-in-hand, as you’ll make most savings on your electricity bill with an efficient home. And…

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…

Solar panels to take advantage of fastest growing energy source

If you want to generate free electricity all year round, then why not invest in solar panels to produce carbon free energy. The Renewable Energy Association (REA) say solar energy is currently the fastest growing energy technology in the world. And in the UK, government incentives have encouraged thousands of homes to invest in this…

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…

National Trust continues renewable energy agenda

The National Trust has continued its renewable energy agenda by installing its largest solar panel system at the Llanerchaeron property in Wales. The Trust beat the December 12 deadline to receive the government’s higher Feed-in tariff rate and the PV system will generate half the property’s electricity. It was decided by installer Dulas, that a…