How do biomass fuel prices fluctuate?

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We are often asked about the risks of investing in a biomass / wood-fuelled heating system in terms of fluctuating fuel prices. The thing is, the price of wood pellets hasn’t varied a… Continue reading

How has Energy Management changed over the decades?

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When you look at all of the policies, subsidies and regulations that have been introduced to the energy industry in the last 10 years it’s no wonder we have all been left feeling… Continue reading

NFU selects exclusive list of approved renewable energy suppliers

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The NFU has long been an advocate of renewable energy in the agricultural sector; on-site generation can not only provide a generous revenue stream for farmers but also secures their future energy supplies… Continue reading

The warranty has expired on your solar PV system – what now?

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One of the attractive features of a good quality solar PV system is the guarantee of long-term performance under the protection of lengthy warranties. The warranty cover for the panels is typically 10-12… Continue reading

DECC reports confusion and misunderstandings over RHI and renewable heating

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The RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive) is the subsidy that offers payment for renewable heat generation. The scheme enables those with a wood-fuelled or biomass heating system to earn as well as save on… Continue reading

What will the ESOS scheme mean for UK businesses?

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Carbon legislation is becoming increasingly stringent. Following on from the mandatory CRC (Carbon Reduction Commitment) for the largest corporations, the government has established an Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) in order to implement… Continue reading

New sustainability requirements for biomass energy systems

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Do you own a biomass energy system? New ‘land criteria’ requirements will make it compulsory to source sustainable biomass fuel if you want to claim payment under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).  … Continue reading

Solar and offshore wind to compete for a share of £50 million under the new Contracts for Difference

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In a new document from DECC, established renewable technologies including solar PV, wind, hydro and landfill gas, will compete for an annual budget of £50 million under the new Contracts for Difference auction,… Continue reading

In search of the ultimate energy solution

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Why the answer to your energy troubles begins with a roadmap, not a new-fangled technology Energy issues affect us all and while those in the industry push the boundaries of what we conceived… Continue reading

DECC’s Electricity Demand Reduction Pilot to provide £20m funding for business energy efficiency projects

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DECC’s Electricity Demand Reduction scheme opens a new window of opportunity for businesses wanting to save on energy Reducing electricity consumption through energy efficiency measures can result in considerable savings for businesses; however,… Continue reading