Wind Energy for the home
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 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.
Other renewable energy technologies
An environmentally friendly method of heating your home, wood fuelled heating – also known as biomass...Read more...
If you want to generate electricity from Gas you're paying to pump to your Gas Boiler...Read more...
If you want to make use of energy you are already wasting elsewhere in your home...Read more...
Hydro electricity refers to electricity which is generated by power harnessed from the energy of running water....Read more...
Grants and Tariffs
The government wants you to generate renewable energy in your home and they are prepared to pay!
Get money for every bit of electricity you generate even if you use it yourself...Read more...
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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...On by Howard from Wheathampstead
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...On by Sarah from Woolavington
Renewable Energy News
The domestic phase of the Government’s eagerly awaited Renewable Heat Incentive is facing yet more delays, prompting the extension of the Renewable Heat Premium Payment scheme for an additional 12 months. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has … Continue reading
Ofgem has published the latest feed-in tariff figures for the year running 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014. The newly announced feed-in tariff (FiT) has seen non solar PV technologies awarded a 3.1% increase. Domestic sized solar PV installations remain untouched … Continue reading
The Ground Source Heat Pump Association (GSHPA) is celebrating after the Department of Energy and Climate Change announced it would be conducting a review of the Renewable Heat Incentive tariffs for the renewable energy heat pumps. Addressing concerns over the … Continue reading