Renewable Energy News

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…

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Lib Dem peer bid to block feed-in tariff cuts

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Featherstone have both laid motions in an attempt to block the government?s controversial feed-in tariff cuts. The Labour leader laid an early day motion (EDM) yesterday with the support of shadow DECC ministers Lisa Nandy, Alan Whitehead, Clive Lewis, Barry Gardiner…

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…

DECC press release on Feed-in tariff review

New measures to deal with the projected over-allocation of renewable energy subsidies have been announced today, following recent consultations. Renewable energy subsidies are paid for via energy bills through a number of schemes including the Feed-in Tariff scheme and Renewable Obligation scheme. Government decided on a set amount that would…

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…

Renewable Heat Incentive rates for biomass reduced from January 2016

Ofgem have confirmed there will be changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive rates from 1st January, for both the Domestic and Non-Domestic schemes. The Domestic RHI rate will fall by 20% from 6.43p/kWh to 5.14p/kWh. The Non-Domestic rate will be reduced by 10% from 4.18p/kWh for Tier 1 and 1.11p/kWh…

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…

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