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Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 16:04
Will the UK meet its carbon emissions targets by 2020? THE SHORT answer to this question is: apparently so. When the UK parliament adopted the Climate Change Act in 2008 they set a legally-binding long-term emission target for 2050 obliging the UK to reduce greenhouse gas...
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 11:13
The Eco Experts is officially a great place to work after our parent company MVF scooped 41st place in in the Sunday Times Best 100 Small Companies to work for in the UK and the 20th best to work in London. It also was awarded three stars, making it an ‘extraordinary’ place to...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 16:58
The Eco Experts have teamed up with EEC to help customers in Northern Ireland get a solar panel quote for their home. EEC are renowned for their customer service, high standard of installations and thorough training of staff. To receive a quote from EEC, simply complete...
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 14:04
Total area of solar panels required to power the world? IT’S SO obvious: why don’t they stick a load of solar panels in the Sahara Desert? School children have been asking this question since photovoltaic technology came on the market in the 1970s. It seems that almost fifty...
Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 12:24
YOU MAY have heard about the two nuclear reactors planned for Hinckley Point, which the government has agreed a deal for with EDF. They will take 10 years and £8bn each to build. They'll supply about 7% of the UK's energy but the price approved by the government has been...
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 11:19
2013 set a new record for global carbon emissions, increasing with 2.1%. That means roughly 40 billion tons of CO2 has been released around the world. BUT DON'T DESPAIR, many things happened in 2013 that have made the world a little greener too! From local to global events,...
Thursday, November 28, 2013 - 16:12
NEWS BROKE today that a government incentive which provides vulnerable housing with free insulation could be slowed down in a bid to halve the levy imposed on consumer’s bills, writes Honey Kohan . The Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) scheme cost tax payers approximately £100...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 12:10
ANOTHER ONE of the Big Six energy companies has announced a price hike. EDF energy prices will rise by 3.9% on average. The company joins SSE, Scottish Power, British Gas and npower in hiking the retail price of energy in the past few weeks. As of writing, e-On is the only one...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 09:47
A SMALL energy company that generates electricity using wind turbines, solar farms and tidal energy says their company offers lower prices than the Big Six. Dale Vince from Ecotricity said his company can offer energy for £100 a year less than the Big Six because it invests...
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 09:10
Britain is losing the global race on green growth, warns TUC “It’s time for the government to stop dithering and make a firm commitment towards reducing carbon emissions. THE TUC have released a statement outlining disappointment in the government’s failure to commit to a new...