Renewable Energy News

The Green Homes Grant – is it as good as it sounds?

The government recently announced the Green Homes Grant of £5,000 and £10,000 for home owners to use to improve the energy efficencly of their homes, only available until April 2021.  The £10,000 grant is for low income households and £5,000 for households which do not qualify as low income (e.g….

Is Solar PV still worth installing?

This is a question we?re often asked and the answer will depend on several factors. These are: What size of system is it possible to install ? is it limited by roof size or other factors? How much of the electricity generated from a PV system you would use? How…

Feed-in-Tariff for Solar PV ending April 2019

The UK has seen a huge growth in the number of Solar PV installations since the government introduced the Feed-in-Tariff scheme in 2010 with many homeowners enjoying the multiple benefits the scheme offered. Homeowners and businesses who have had a Solar PV array installed before the April 2019 deadline will…

2 years on – what the Feed-in Tariff looks like

8 February 2016 is a date reviled by the UK?s domestic solar industry. On that day a revised version of the small-scale feed-in tariff came into effect. It?s a date that will be firmly etched into UK renewables folklore, one that flipped an entire industry on its head and one,…

Changes to RHI Regulations

New regulations have come into force today which change the way that Domestic RHI payments are now calculated. A cap has been introduced which limits the eligible kWh that can be claimed against RHI payments.  These are: Ground Source Heat Pump: 30,000kWh Air Source Heat Pump: 20,000kWh Biomass Boiler: 30,000kWh Domestic…

RHI rates increased – ASHP rate up 33%!

The long awaited response to the RHI consultation paper was published yesterday and unlike the previous Government consultations actually contains positive steps to continue RHI support. The document summary is below: The scheme will continue to support all four technologies currently supported by the scheme. The tariffs for new ASHPs…

EnergyMyWay: CPD events for architects and developers

Over the last six years EnergyMyWay have worked with numerous architect practices on a range construction projects, and have found this partnership ensures the client gets the best in terms of the design of their property and its energy efficiency credentials. As a result of these relationships we have developed…

EnergyMyWay proud to become certified Tesla Powerwall installers

EnergyMyWay are proud to announce that we are one of the few renewable energy installers in the UK who are authorised to install the Tesla Powerwall. Battery storage will soon become the must have accessory for your Solar PV system and Tesla are at the forefront of this.  Repurposing the…

Heat Pump Design Considerations For Your New Home

If you are building a new home you may be planning to heat the property with a heat pump.  Heat pumps are a very efficient way of heating a well-insulated property provided the system has been designed and installed correctly. The first step you should do is make sure the…

Should I install batteries for my Solar PV system?

Before installing batteries to maximise the use of your electricity generated from your Solar PV system you should first of all consider if it?s really the best option for you.  To do this you need to know when and how you use electricity in your property. If you use most…

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