Tuesday, 29 September 2015
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by Tay Bishop

Be prepared for fuel sustainability

The fuel sustainability requirements for renewable heat incentive (RHI) are getting near. All participants should be aware that the regulations come into effect on 5th October, and will apply to all fuels used in accredited systems from this date.
Wednesday, 16 September 2015
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by Elisa Evans

There are good trains and bad trains and then there's Bullet

The relationship between electricity and magnetism is intriguing. I recently purchased a BB8 Star Wars droid robot as a birthday present for my significant other. The technology behind the ‘magnetic spherical balancing robot’ is newly patented but there are other well-established uses of magnetism.
Friday, 04 September 2015
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by Tim Pratt

Fast approaching deadlines

Coming to the end of your renewable energy installation and feeling that that commission deadline is looming closer and closer? If your Pre-FiT accreditation is due to expire at the end of this month then we trust that you have everything in hand as your tariff is likely to be lost.
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
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by Max Knowles

Google's quick solar check

The market for domestic solar panels has exploded in the past few years, with a huge array of companies providing a multitude of design and financing options for those looking to lower their utility bills and do their bit for the environment.
Thursday, 13 August 2015
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by Oli Coe

Manure put to extraordinary uses

I was reading the other day about an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant at Castelbosco farm, Italy. The farm has built a whole museum, aptly named the ‘Museum of S**t’, which showcases the extraordinary uses, art and history of organic material, both in human history and within nature.
Thursday, 06 August 2015
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by Max Knowles

Japan gets imaginative with its renewable energy plans

Since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan has been searching for ways to boost energy production and diversify its renewable portfolio. Suitable space for renewable developments has proven unsurprisingly hard to secure for the country famous for its densely populated urban areas.
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
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by Tim Pratt

How to win back the LECs deficit

From 1st August 2015 generators of renewable electricity no longer get Levy Exemption Certificate’s (LECs); (see my previous blog). But it is not all doom and gloom, there are ways of winning this back.
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
by sam

How will P272 affect you and what is it anyway?

A survey commissioned by Npower claims that 81 per cent of British retailers are unaware of forthcoming legislation P272. This legislation will mean changes to how energy is measured and billed for businesses across the UK.
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
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by Elisa Evans

Fuel measurement sampling for RHI

We are making sure we are fully prepared to help you maintain your ongoing obligations following accreditation to the Renewable Obligations (RO) scheme and the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive. Two of our engineers, Jon Swain and Oli Coe, will be attending the OFGEM Fuel Measurement Sampling (
Friday, 24 July 2015
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by Andrew Kneeshaw

Brakes on the green agenda

Another announcement today about more cuts to the ‘green’ agenda will effectively kill off the Green Deal. This follows the ending of onshore windfarm subsidies, curbs on solar subsidies and the dropping of regulations to make all new homes ‘zero carbon’ already announced.


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