The Eco Experts Blog

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Friday, October 12, 2012 - 09:55
AS BRITISH Gas announces further bill hikes, there has never been more reason to invest in solar. The country’s biggest power supplier looks set to increase householders' bills by up to £100 a year, possibly tipping residents into fuel poverty, and other company’s look set to...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 15:49
DESPITE the hustle and bustle of the Energy Solutions show on October 10, I manage to pull aside four solar experts and ask them exactly what they think of solar panels. Company Name: GS Solar Company Overview: MCS qualified installers of PV solar panels, based in...
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 09:48
ABOUT five million householders could be left struggling to pay their bills as energy prices look set to soar again, according to The Daily Mail. The paper says consumer groups fear energy providers will increase their charges in the middle of winter, the period where people...
Monday, October 8, 2012 - 14:35
ENTREPRENEURS who think they can create the next big thing in bioenergy can bid for a share in £2million. The Government is doling out the money in the hope to spur innovation in the field. As set out in the Government’s 2012 bioenergy strategy, sustainably sourced bioenergy...
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 15:02
THE UK’s only Green MP admitted environmental charities and lobby groups need to rethink their strategies given they have not been able to halt or slow down climate change. Caroline Lucas, Member of Parliament for Brighton Pavilion, quoted Einstein when she said: “Insanity is...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 15:52
A MAN in his shed may finally have provided the solution for storing energy produced from renewable sources. Peter Dearman was hoping to create a system to power vehicles when he stumbled across what is being hailed as the next big thing in energy storage. Now huge...
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 10:14
KINGS CROSS station's new solar roof was switched on this weekend, marking a successful conclusion to another high profile photovoltaic installation in London. IF COMMUTERS stop staring at their feet for a moment and take a look up, they will see 1392 custom-built units of solar...
Monday, October 1, 2012 - 11:03
LASTEST government figures show a meteoric rise in electricity generated by solar power. Between the second quarter of 2011 and the same time in 2012 energy generated from solar had increased by a staggering 861% (0.05 TWh [terawatt-hours] to 0.5 TWh). Other renewable energy...
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 16:27
PV panels are still a worthwhile investment despite a reduction in the Feed-In-Tariff (FIT), according to the news editor of an industry magazine. David Thorpe of Energy and Environmental Management said PV panels typically provide a 6.8% return on investment (ROI), better than...
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 14:13
EAST Londoners have a reputation for being cutting edge and on trend, but as one homeowner demonstrates, it is not just residents who can wear this title. In the middle of bustling Hackney stands an environmentally friendly refurbed Victorian terraced house, boasting a blend of...