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Government confirms new Feed-in Tariff rates from January 2016

The Government has today published their response to the review of the Feed-in Tariff. Read the full document here. The new tariffs and cap system will begin on the 8th February. The current scheme will pause on 15th January, meaning that no new projects will be accredited during this time…

Feed-in Tariff cuts hypocritical in light of Paris agreement

On Saturday evening in Paris, 196 countries agreed a deal designed to limit global temperature rises to less than 2 degrees. This has sparked a strong reaction from UK industry about how the UK government has slashed support for renewables in recent months and how a complete policy change is needed…

When is the latest you can install Solar Panels and claim the Feed-in Tariff?

What’s the latest date to install solar panels before the Feed-in Tariff cuts? The truth is, no-one has a definitive answer to this question, however, based on parliamentary rules, we understand that the earliest any changes to the Feed-in Tariff can be made are 28th January 2016. That said, we would…

Renewable Heat Incentive future secured in Autumn statement

Support for the Renewable Heat Incentive in the Autumn Statement The Chancellor?s Autumn statement on Wednesday provided some long-awaited reassurance concerning the future of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The RHI has formed a central part in the Government?s carbon reduction policy, by incentivising investment in low carbon heating technologies…

Why you should install a Biomass Boiler by 1 April

Biomass or Wood Pellet Boilers and the Domestic RHI The Domestic RHI is probably the best thing ever to happen to energy-conscious homeowners. It?s been a boon for kick-starting renewable heating adoption in UK homes, meaning cheaper energy bills forever, and freedom from reliance on the world?s oil and gas…

Healthy Market for 2MW to 5MW Solar Farm Sites

Making the Most of Incentives and Developments in the Solar Farm Market Squeeze on Incentives & Grid Our recent experiences suggest that regardless of the Government?s squeeze on incentives ? and in spite of the electrical grid?s dwindling capacity for new, large-scale generation connections ? many more farmers and landed…

Wood burners and biomass boilers – what’s the difference?

Here?s our guide to the difference types of wood-fueled heating and how to choose what is right for you There are a lot of ways to heat your home using wood fuel, all are economically beneficial and sustainable, but with so much to choose from it?s easy to get bogged…

How do biomass boilers work? Watch our video

Watch our video of a real customer’s biomass boiler installation and learn about the benefits of biomass. Video transcript We are all very much aware of the rising costs of heating our home, and nowhere is this more of an issue than those areas that don?t have access to the…

Renewable energy incentives benefit rural business

Farmers and rural businesses can be better off by switching to renewable energy With the cost of fossil fuels increasing year on year and the added burden of carbon emission taxes, there has never been a better time to move to renewable energy. For those living off the mains gas grid…