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Cheshire West

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….

Solar Panels in North Wales Caravan Park Display Green Credentials

North Wales caravan park embraces the low carbon benefits of solar There is a lot of talk in the media about the commercial case for solar panels and the threat to the government’s Feed-in Tariff scheme, which was originally designed as a commercial incentive. But with all the chat about return…

University of Chester to reduce carbon footprint with hydroelectric pumping station

The Government have pumped £1million into a project to restore the pumping station at Chester Weir into its role as a hydroelectric power station. The cash comes from the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s Revolving Green Fund, which awards grants to higher education bodies to fund teaching and help…

Free Wattson energy meter with your solar installation

Book a Solar PV installation before the end of August and get a FREE Wattson Solar Plus energy meter worth £130 This useful little gadget glows green when you have spare, free electricity available to use, so you can go and put the washing on or make a cup of…

How Does the Green Deal Impact Cheshire?

Explaining the Green Deal and what it really means for people in Cheshire East and surrounding areas Britain has some of the oldest and therefore most inefficient housing stock in Europe, resulting in some homeowners paying a higher price for running their homes than they need to ? this inefficiency…