The Eco Experts Blog

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Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 16:14
SOLAR panel owners are so impressed with slashed energy bills, most would recommend them to their friends and family. The average household embracing this green technology is saving up to £1,000 a year and a staggering 88 per cent said they would want their nearest and dearest...
Solar Farmer with his goats
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 15:07
FARMERS are swapping sheep for sunshine as more and more embrace solar power. A new breed of so-called solar farming is on the up as landowners earn extra cash from their fields. Jonathan Scurlock, chief adviser on renewable energy for National Farmers Union (NFU) said: “Most of...
The UK feed-in tariff is now set at 16p
Friday, August 10, 2012 - 10:29
As scheduled, the feed-in tariff has been cut to 16p. This means every kWh, or hours-worth of electricity generated, is worth 16p. This means a profit of a few pence every hour, as opposed to buying energy from the National Grid for 14p per kWh. Although the tariff has been cut...
How The SolarLoan System Works
Friday, August 3, 2012 - 16:11
Update, Engesna has been acquired by another energy company Hanergy. Some of the information quoted on this page may now be out of date. Solar PV is still an excellent investment and you can get an excellent return through the Feed in Tariff . Complete the form above and get...
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 15:58
Do you want to help make the UK a greener place to live? How about get the chance to win a £200 Amazon.co.uk voucher or a £250 charitable donation Eco/Green charity of your choice. Those who follow the Eco Experts on either Facebook or Twitter will no doubt be aware that we are...
Olympics, Olympics 2012, The Eco Experts, Olympics solar, olympics PV
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 15:15
This will be the greenest Olympic Games ever, Boris Johnson has said. So why has one of its sustainability commissioners resigned, and why am I adopting this sceptical tone? Sir John Armitt, the Chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority, made the early decision to build new...
Sustainability In Sport founders, Dale Vince and Gary Neville
Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 15:54
Are the days of footballers splashing their cash on flash cars and model girlfriends really coming to an end? Is it really more likely we will overhear our nation's sports stars discussing renewable energy and carbon footprints? A new brand of green sports stars certainly hope...
Save energy to save money
Friday, July 6, 2012 - 14:38
In the current economic climate, we could all do with as much money saving advice as possible. Even better if making some simple changes would not only make our budgets stretch further, but would also have a positive impact on the environment. We've probably all seen the most...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 15:59
Well done Deborah! She gets how important renewable energy is to the UK's future. In the video below, the BBC Dragons' Den star tells Friends of the Earth that her number one investment idea over the long haul is renewable, clean energy. She and Theo Paphitis are the investors...
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...