The Eco Experts Blog

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Friday, October 28, 2011 - 11:11
For a while now the UK press has been spreading rumours that the Feed in Tariff rates for microgeneration-level solar energy will be drastically cut. Many were predicting a slash from the current level of 43p per kilowatt hour to 9p. The trade played its part in the...
greece
Friday, October 21, 2011 - 11:02
With help from large-scale solar energy plants like the new ‘Gemasolar’ in Fuentes de Andalucia, Spain, Greece may now be able to export solar energy to Northern Europe. The recent 2-day visit of Germany’s Vice-Chancellor and Economic Minister, Philipp Roesler, was a prime...
scottishflag
Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 09:17
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) released statistics on Thursday 29 September that confirms Scotland’s leading role in renewable energy. Wind generation in Scotland was nearly a third more than in England and five times more than Wales. In 2010 Scotland had...
renewableheat
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 10:52
Friday 30 September saw the £860m scheme to subsidise renewable heating pulled within hours of its intended launch. It’s thought this will be another blow to confidence in the government’s green energy commitment with far-reaching consequences for consumers and stakeholders. The...
Romag
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 08:42
At the moment Romag leads the way as the only UK owned and based PV manufacturer but they’re not planning to stop there. They are about to invest £1 million in state-of-the-art technology to speed up the production process and increase capacity by 300 per cent by the end of the...
lightbulb green
Friday, October 14, 2011 - 09:25
There seems to be some confusion over what was meant by the Chancellor, George Osborne, when he stated that we’re going to cut our carbon emissions no slower but no faster than our fellow countries in Europe. The Chancellor made this vague statement at the Conservative Party...
Carbon Footprint
Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 09:38
We’re constantly being encouraged to keep ours as small as possible and the government is trying all sorts of things to reduce the UK’s by at least 80 per cent by 2050, but can we, as individuals really make a difference to the size of our carbon footprints? The Home Energy...
Solar Panel Roof
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 13:09
The use of middlemen or companies especially formed to generate leads for business is nothing new, so we shouldn’t be surprised when it happens in the renewable energy industry. But what happens if something goes wrong? This was one of the questions that arose on Thursday’s...
Solar Stadium
Friday, September 30, 2011 - 11:22
Kaohsiung World Stadium If you ever wondered what solar power looked like at its most impressive, take a look at the Kaohsiung World Stadium in Taiwan. Designed by Toyo Ito for the 2009 World Games, this huge 50,000 seat arena is the largest stadium in the country and...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 09:46
With companies offering free solar panel schemes vying for attention, as the 2012 deadline fast approaches, it’s easy to get carried away with thoughts of cheaper fuel bills and sign up. But before you do, it’s important to talk to your mortgage lender about your intentions....