Tuesday, 11 August 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

Update on all things RHI

We hope you are doing well in these unprecedented times and we wanted to take this opportunity to share a few things going on in the world of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).
Thursday, 06 August 2020
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by Jenny Beynon

Renewables shine due to changing demand

Renewable generation has been in the spotlight over the past few months as the UK has adjusted to deal with coronavirus and demand for energy from business and industry has fallen sharply.
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
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by Jon Swain

Generators with a G59 relay must act now

Any generators installed before February 2018 with a G59 relay needs to be updated to the new G59 relay rules by September 2022. Those who act quickly may be able to have costs reimbursed through the Accelerated Loss-of-Mains Change Programme (ALoMCP).
Thursday, 30 July 2020
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by Jodie Hisgett

Smarter smart metering - the smart choice

By now, you may have heard about a new phase of smart metering being promoted by energy suppliers, however, you might be unsure whether it is something you need for your business. With smart meters in the home giving domestic consumers better control over what they’re using, there are still many
Tuesday, 28 July 2020
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by Steven Jackson

Would you like to use less energy and save money?

Being more energy efficient is becoming more important to farmers and growers as the NFU aims to reach its target of the industry achieving net zero by 2040. A good way to start becoming more efficient is through an onsite energy audit which not only helps you use less energy but can also help you
Thursday, 23 July 2020
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by Jon Swain

How retailers collaborating on decarbonisation could impact horticulture

Twenty retail businesses have recently joined forces through the British Retail Consortium (BRC), pledging to develop a blueprint for decarbonisation of the industry. Among the signatories are several supermarkets that have committed to reducing emissions not only in their shops but also through
Tuesday, 21 July 2020
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by Ryan Ward

Ofgem update industry on RHI tariff guarantee extension

Following the announcement from BEIS regarding the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) extension for tariff guarantee projects due to COVID-19, Ofgem has shared an update with the latest information. Here is the summary of what was shared:
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
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by Mike Bond

Does SECR affect you?

Large companies are now required to comply with the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) scheme, which came into effect on 01 April 2019. SECR replaced the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC), and although designed to simplify energy and carbon reporting for large organisations, SECR
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
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by Jenny Beynon

Engie team targets geothermal innovation

Read our top five energy-related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we
Thursday, 09 July 2020
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by Thomas Wilkins

RHI participants: It’s time to be prepared…

Ofgem audits on Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) accredited systems are on the rise now that lockdown restrictions are lessening. If an auditor uncovers compliance issues you could, at best, face lengthy delays in payments while you sort out inconsistencies, while a serious breach could result in


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