Monthly Archive: June 2019

A beginner`s guide to community energy 0

A beginner`s guide to community energy

Energy prices are on the rise. It was announced in February by Ofgem that 15m households will see their energy bills increase by more than £100 a year as of April 2019. The reason...

VAT on solar and battery systems set to rise 0

VAT on solar and battery systems set to rise

It has today been announced that VAT on solar panels and home batteries will increase from 5% to 20% as of October 2019. These changes have come as a huge blow for households hoping...

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Do You Know the Clean Truth?

  1 Usage assumption is based on an average annual 867 kWh/mth consumption per US household. Sourcing: Wind statistic: https://www.wind-watch.org/faq-output.php Solar statistic: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/solar-power/ Recycling statistic: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa7541/pdf The post Do You Know the Clean Truth?...

What does the public think about climate change? 0

What does the public think about climate change?

The BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker is a good indicator of changes in public attitudes towards topical issues. The study runs four times a year and collects data through interviews. We have summarised the most...

Beatrice Comes Online delivering 588MW 0

Beatrice Comes Online delivering 588MW

Scotland has been working hard on its biggest ever windfarm, work began in 2016 on the farm named Beatrice. Its located 13km from Caithness coastlines.  Recently it has been announced that the last of...

UK Requires Robust New Renewables Policy to Protect Jobs 0

UK Requires Robust New Renewables Policy to Protect Jobs

Government cuts to incentives and lack of a coherent long-term policy for the renewable industry have caused much stress and anxiety in the industry. Those who supply and install renewables have been put under...

Britain has been coal-free for a fortnight: but is that really as good as it sounds? 0

Britain has been coal-free for a fortnight: but is that really as good as it sounds?

Breaking records As of posting this blog on 3rd June 2019, Britain is currently entering its 17th day of generating electricity without the use of coal. This has been the longest period of time the...