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Reaction to the government’s feed in tariff cuts

Reaction to the government’s feed in tariff cuts   The Department of Energy and Climate Change has announced its long-awaited decision on the solar feed-in tariff Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP   “I welcome the fact that the government has rowed back slightly on these cuts but these measures will still be deeply damaging. Rather than […]

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Tories slash solar panel funding by 64% burying the bad news on last day before Christmas break

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Tories slash solar panel funding by 64% – burying the bad news on last day before Christmas break A drastic drop in ‘feed-in tariff’ payments has been confirmed in a 30-page report by the Department of Energy and Climate Change Cuts: Payments for solar panels on homes have been slashed The Tories are slashing funding […]

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DECC proposing to cut solar feed in tariff rates by 87%

DECC proposing to cut solar feed in tariff rates by 87%     The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is proposing to cut the feed in tariff rates for solar PV installations by as much as 87%. Publishing the outcome of the long-awaited feed-in tariff review, the government is proposing deep cuts to […]

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United Kingdom adds 254MW of solar in second quarter of 2015

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Solar Power in the UK

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If you want to turn your home green simply follow our lead and you too could have an environmentally friendly home

AN ECO-FRIENDLY couple from Oxford who converted their 1960s terrace into an environmentally friendly home opened it up to the public.   Tim and Joanne Nicholson spent £60,000 converting their property in Benson Place by adding new loft insulation, solar panels on the roof, a special boiler stove and installing underfloor heating made of polystyrene. […]

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Britons’ insulation bills to SOAR as EU outlaws tax relief on greener homes

CASH-STRAPPED Britons face having to fork out thousands of pounds MORE to insulate their homes, due to meddling European Union bureaucrats. The cost of loft insulation, shown here by Grand Designers presented Kevin McCloud, will soar Home owners face paying an extra £2,500 for loft and wall insulation – as well as thousands of pounds […]

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Climate Change Renewable Energy Can Meet Global Demand and Cut Carbon Emissions

Doubling renewable energy sources and greater energy efficiency, could reduce global emissions of CO<sup>2, says the International Renewable Energy Agency(Reuters)     The global roadmap developed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows that not only can renewable energy meet the rising demand but do so cheaply, helping limit global warming to two degrees […]

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Solar energy to be cheapest power source in 10 years

Solar photovoltaic prices have fallen by 80 per cent since 2008. In 2013, commercial solar power cost the same to produce as other sources of electricity in Italy, Germany and Spain, and is expected to do so soon in Mexico and France(Reuters) Solar energy is set to become the cheapest source of electricity in many […]

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How a Heat Pump Works

The heat pump refrigeration cycle explained   An Eco Home Group heat pump uses solar heat energy stored in the ground, water or air. This is renewable and totally free! Energy usage is reduced to the electricity required to run the compressor and circulation pumps inside the heat pump which can mean an energy saving […]

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Adding value to your home by saving energy

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Making energy saving improvements to your home could increase its value by up to 14% according to research by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The figures are based on improving the energy efficiency reports undertaken on properties for sale and shows that for an average home across the country, increasing the performance from […]

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Renewable Energy- More in bills

  Missed renewable energy targets will cost UK dear, warns study Consumers set to pay the price as electricity companies are forced to import more gas, damaging prospects for green jobs The UK is set to miss its renewable energy targets by a wide margin – a failure that could result in billions of pounds […]

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Renewable Energy

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Renewable Energy comes from sources that are not permanently depleted by their use – in other words, they are naturally renewed.  This means that we can extract energy from such sources, convert it into a more useful form such as electricity or heat, and still be confident that there will be energy left for future […]

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