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Wind Energy

The impetus for modern wind turbines was driven by the oil crisis of the mid-70s. In fact, the technology advanced at such a rapid pace, that wind energy has gone...

Solar Energy for the home Solar Energy

Solar Energy

Solar Photovoltaics – or Solar PV for short – is a technology in which an array of cells containing a solar photovoltaic material converts solar radiation into electrical power.

Heat Pumps for the home Heat Pumps

Domestic Heat Pumps

A heat pump is a devise or a machine that can either be used to heat or cool an area. In fact, you probably already own a heat pump without even realising it...

Other renewable energy technologies Other Technologies

Biomass Boilers

An environmentally friendly method of heating your home, wood fuelled heating – also known as biomass...

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Micro CHP

If you want to generate electricity from Gas you're paying to pump to your Gas Boiler...

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Exhaust Air Heat Pump

If you want to make use of energy you are already wasting elsewhere in your home...

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Hydro Power

Hydro electricity refers to electricity which is generated by power harnessed from the energy of running water....

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Grants and TariffsFeed in and Grants

The government wants you to generate renewable energy in your home and they are prepared to pay!

Feed in Tariff

Get money for every bit of electricity you generate even if you use it yourself...

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Renewable Heat Incentive

Get paid money for heating your home...

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4.92 out of 5

The system was installed at the allotted date/time workmanship was to a high standard the experience was pleasant ,and up and running in the estimated time . The whole team were very professional and a pleasure to talk to.

John from Newton-by-Tattenhall, Tattenhall
4.25 out of 5

The company visited and gave a quote which we duly accepted. The work was carried out by a subcontractor who was very professional. We had a few problems with the scaffolders and neighbours which we are still sorting out. We were left with quite a bit of packaging/pallets etc. which we had to get...

Howard from Wheathampstead
5.00 out of 5

When we decided to replace our old, leaking and costly oil boiler with a more efficient, lower emission and cost effective system for both heating and hot water with a wood pellet boiler this also meant that we did not need to install a wood burner which we had planned, but could just have the...

Sarah from Woolavington

Renewable Energy NewsRenewable Energy News

Popularity of domestic RHI in doubt

Air source heat pump

Launched in April to encourage households to switch to renewable forms of heating, the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the first of its kind. Despite take up described by the industry as “deeply depressing”, the Government continues to maintain … Read more

Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive finally launches

solar thermal evacuate tubes

Wednesday saw the launch of the Government’s long-awaited green heating incentive scheme for the domestic market. The Renewable Heat Incentive pays adopters of renewable heating systems for producing their own renewable heat.  The scheme’s somewhat soft launch was confirmed in … Read more

Ofgem confirms solar PV rates to drop in April

Solar feed-in tariff rates for 0-kW solar panels will fall to 14.38p from 1 April 2014

If you’re thinking of investing in solar panels for your roof you’ve got until the end of March to take advantage of the current feed-in tariff rates, because energy regulator Ofgem has confirmed that rates for solar PV systems up … Read more

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