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Renewable energy is the future of UK – Cameron

Renewable energy is becoming increasingly popular as homeowners strive to avoid the rising costs of gas and electricity. Renewables such as solar panels, heat pumps and wind turbines use a natural energy source to generate heat and electricity and this can then be used in homes. And David Cameron has come out in support of…

Are heat pumps the future of energy

It’s no secret that the average UK energy bills have shot up over the last few years, which has increased the need for renewable technologies such as heat pumps. Since 2004, energy bills have risen from £605 to £1,060, pushing many homes into fuel poverty. This shocking increase in yearly bills has prompted many to…

Can UK reduce carbon emissions with green power?

The UK has been set stringent targets for reducing carbon emissions and if these are to be met, green power has to be fully utilised. And the new Energy and Climate secretary Ed Davey says Britain is on course to meeting the targets by 2020, ahead of a summit in London with 23 nations. The…

Renewable heat scheme supported by Baxi boilers

Baxi boilers have publically backed the Government’s decision to increase the Renewable Heat premium Payment (RHPP). Baxi boilers say this investment into renewables will plug the gaps that have been left by the stalling of the Renewable Heat Incentive. The RHPP is a Government run scheme that helps supplement the initial cost of heating systems,…

Claim your £1,250 heat pump grant before missing out

If you want to install a ground or air source heat pump, it’s now the perfect opportunity after the Government launched the second phase of their Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP). On April 2 the Government released details, which included being able to receive grants for solar thermal panels and a heat pump system. A…

Ground heating systems contribute to carbon reduction in 2011

2011 was a good year for Britain’s renewable industry, as technology such as ground heating systems, solar panels and wind turbines helped cut carbon emissions by 7%. On top of this, renewable products in the UK were also responsible for 9.5% of the country’s electricity generation. Although this just missed out on the 10% hoped…

Geothermal heat pumps installed to help school’s energy

Geothermal heat pumps installed to help school’s energy A North Lincolnshire school has installed renewable technology, including geothermal heat pumps, to help provide enough energy to power the school. The energy efficient products were unveiled with the new school on March 30, ready for the children to move in. To help with heat and electricity,…

How you can benefit from Renewable Heat Premium Payment

How you can benefit from Renewable Heat Premium Payment What is the Renewable Heat Premium Payment? The second phase of the RHPP is set to launch on April 2, 2012, after the success of the scheme last year. Under the scheme, the Government hopes to attract properties with high-carbon heating systems to replace with renewable…