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Renewable Energy

Heat Pumps are on the Rise

 Oct, 11 - 2018   Renewable Energy

Stories in the national press this week on Global Warming have made depressing reading and left many of us wondering what on earth we can do to help.    A recent report from Research and Markets offers more optimistic news by announcing sustained growth in the popularity of heat pumps,...


The Importance of LPG to Help Achieve Zero Emissions

 Aug, 03 - 2018   Renewable Energy

According to the Government’s latest Road to Zero Strategy, LPG will have an important role in helping the UK avert its air quality crisis and achieve a zero-emission transport future. The DfT (Department for Transport) created Transport Energy Model in the last 18 months to set out a relative environmental...


Microgeneration Beyond the FiT – Have Your Say

 Jul, 31 - 2018   Renewable Energy

The days of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) Scheme are numbered, but what’s next for small-scale low-carbon installations?   On 31st March 2019, the generation and export tariffs under the FiT scheme will end, but many in the industry are concerned with the lack of clarity from the government as that...


Hydrogen Leads the Way in the UK’s Fuel Evolution

 Aug, 01 - 2018   Renewable Energy

As part of its Clean Growth Strategy, the government says that reforming energy policy to include more affordable and greener energy options, such as hydrogen, is a top priority. It now appears it’s prepared to put its money where its mouth is.   Clean Growth Minister, Claire Perry, has announced...


A green future is not just renewable…

 Jun, 11 - 2018   Renewable Energy

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) has been getting a bit of stick in the press lately.   A recent report by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the effectiveness of the RHI said the scheme failed to meet its objectives or provide value for the £23 billion...


‘Behind-the-meter’ technology for solar PV

 May, 28 - 2018   Renewable Energy

There was once a time when electricity generating renewable energy technologies, such as solar PV, were a great investment. But faced with continual cut-backs to Feed-in-tariffs (FiTs), system owners need to find new ways of maximising their investment in solar PV. Back in 2010, the government’s Feed-in-tariff (FiT) rates were...


The future of the RHI

 Mar, 02 - 2018   Renewable Energy

Following the publication of the consultation response, The Renewable Heat Incentive: A Reformed Scheme in March 2016, the government has published draft legislation containing amendments to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), which will come into effect subject to parliamentary approval.   Construction association BSRIA and the Sustainable Energy Association (SEA)...


The role of solar in the UK’s Clean Growth Strategy

 Feb, 22 - 2018   Renewable Energy

The Climate Change Committee (CCC) welcomed the Clean Growth Strategy, which was published by the UK government on October 2017. However, they warned there is still quite a bit of work that needs to be done to turn the aspirations into deliverable actions. The CCC advises the solar industry to...


Solar Thermal Now

 Nov, 20 - 2017   Renewable Energy

The Solar Trade Association (STA) have produced a new report called Solar Thermal Now. The report was produced in collaboration with the solar thermal working group. The STA launched the report at the Stamford Bridge leg of PHEX 2017 on the 15th November. It dispels common misconceptions of solar thermal...


More delays to the RHI

 Jul, 13 - 2017   Renewable Energy

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) reforms have been delayed until after the summer. Due to the ongoing unstable political landscape in the UK caused by the snap election and Brexit, the reforms have already suffered a number of delays and setbacks. Now, with the changes to the government and current...


New Energy Bill Announcement

 Jul, 06 - 2017   Renewable Energy

Britain’s independent energy regulator Ofgem, announces a new energy bill cap and online switching service to try to protect vulnerable consumers, ensuring they get a better energy deal.  The options which are being considered by Ofgem at the moment, include the following; Plans to protect vulnerable consumers, including the option of a safeguard tariff...


Political uncertainty – Does this give solar a new hope?

 Jun, 21 - 2017   Renewable Energy

With the shockwaves from the recent election still being felt in every corner of the country, a solar revival may be on the cards according to the Solar Trade Association (STA). All the confusion surrounding the government, a potential deal with the DUP and a manifesto that looks like it...


Can solar transform the UK?

 Jun, 09 - 2017   Renewable Energy

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has published its ‘Great British Solar Manifesto’ highlighting the contribution solar can make to the well-being and prosperity of Britain over the next Parliament.   What is the Great British Solar Manifesto? The Great British Solar Manifesto shows how solar contributions could benefit the UK. This...


G-CERT Scheme launched by Grant

 May, 30 - 2017   Renewable Energy

Leading heating manufacturer suppler Grant UK has launched a new scheme called G-CERT. The new scheme will support engineers wanting to offer their end-users MCS compliant installations, without having to undertake MCS accreditation.   How does the G-CERT Scheme work? Grant UK acts as the MCS accredited organisation so is able to...


Solar thermal to stay in RHI

 Dec, 14 - 2016   Renewable Energy

2016 has been the year of bad news following more bad news for most of us. Today, however, we welcome some really positive news. The Government has dropped plans to remove solar thermal from the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The Solar Trade Association (STA) provided clear evidence and galvanised strong...


Solar Suffering – STA lobbying for improvement

 Aug, 04 - 2016   Renewable Energy

2016 has not been a good year for the Solar industry in the UK.   The Solar Trade Association (STA) recently conducted a survey on the state of the industry and what future priorities are.   They had a great response with the report being covered by The Times, Guardian,...


Renewable Industry reactions to scrapping of DECC

 Jul, 20 - 2016   Renewable Energy

As our new Prime Minister, Theresa May, began shaping her new cabinet last week, news came in thick and fast of high-profile sackings, resignations and reshuffles. While rumours circulated about the future of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the industry watched with baited breath.   For many, fears...


New Funding for Renewable Technologies

 Jul, 07 - 2016   Renewable Energy

New Funding for Renewable Technologies to Increase the Efficiency of Heating Systems Two huge problems faced when attempting to heat UK housing and businesses on a large scale are the high cost and the worrying carbon emissions. Thanks to innovative technologies and government funding of £320 million over the next...