The Eco Experts Blog

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Base London, Base London 2012, Base 2012, Grange Hotel, low carbon, carbon event
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 13:49
On June 21st delegates from all corners of the carbon reduction industry gathered at the Grange Hotel for Base London. The guest list included a number of VIPs, so even though I wore a brand new suit I was not the most dapper gent in attendance. Opening Plenary A breakfast of...
Greenbuild 2012, BRE, Interview BRE, Green Deal, Chris Broadbent, Manchester,
Monday, June 25, 2012 - 09:46
Chris Broadbent is Director of Training at BRE, one of the major research and training centres for sustainability in the UK. Just before going onstage to deliver a talk on Green Deal accreditation, Chris agreed to an interview about BRE’s involvement, and what in his opinion...
The Eco Technology Show 2012
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 14:45
This year’s Eco Technology Show saw the environmentally conscious from across the UK descend on the AMEX stadium in Brighton and Hove for a two day showcase of the latest technologies, and services designed to make everyday life a little more environmentally friendly. In its...
New Dawn in Lockleaze With Free Solar Panels
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 16:12
A new solar power scheme is hitting Bristol in the Lockleaze area though power Co-operative 'Bristol Power'. They state participants within the scheme could save up to 40% on energy bills by installing hundreds of solar panels for free on the roofs of Lockleaze homes. Having...
solar PV, solar panels UK, solar feed in tariff, feed in tariff UK, UK solar,
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 16:01
With another cut to the feed-in tariff due on August 1, our advice is move now. You have until then to benefit from a 21pkW rate – and a possible 10% ROI – for 25 years. On August 1st 2012 the solar PV feed-in tariff will drop once again, from 21pkW to 16pkW. This 23% drop...
Dave Roberts, UTN Training, UTN Renewables, Green Deal, Green Deal Training,
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 11:29
Dave Roberts runs the UTN Training facility in Wakefield, regarded by many as the best in the North of England. Dave tells us about the facility, and how UTN is preparing for The Green Deal. Policy behind the Green Deal states all installers have to be accredited according to...
Narec, Tom Bradley, Greenbuild 2012, fuel poverty, The Green Deal
Monday, May 28, 2012 - 15:44
Narec is an independent company concerned with developing and integrating renewable energy and other sustainable measures. We spoke to Tom Bradley about fuel poverty in the UK. Among other things, Narec is a research leader in fuel poverty in UK. The Green Deal, to be launched...
Novalux, Ecobuild 2012, interview, Jamie Vaughan, Joseph Allcott, Green Deal,
Friday, May 18, 2012 - 10:16
We interview the Directors of Novalux, a new energy efficiency company, about starting up a business in an industry that’s being blown about by the feed-in tariffs and by the incoming Green Deal. Our final interview from Ecobuild was with Jamie Vaughan and Joseph Allcott, two...
Solera, Eric Thanenthiran, sol.era, car canopies, pv car canopies, car ports,
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 14:33
The Eco Experts spoke to Eric at Ecobuild about how solar PV car canopies can transform car parks into more attractive sites that generate zero carbon energy. Interview with Eric Thanenthiran of Sol.evo The Eco Experts spoke to Eric at Ecobuild about how solar PV car...
Greenbuild, Greenbuild 2012, Manchester Central, Green Deal, Ignition 12, RHI,
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 13:07
Greenbuild 2012 focussed on The Green Deal, and wood fuel. Over 180 companies exhibited, and thousands of visitors came through the doors of Manchester Central. Greenbuild Expo 2012 - all about The Green Deal and Renewable Heat On Thursday 10th May I visited Manchester to report...