The Eco Experts Blog

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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...
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...
Renewable Energy Vs. Nuclear Energy
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 14:23
Renewable energy vs. nuclear energy remains an ongoing debate within the green community. Renewable energy resources are those which come from a source that can't be diminished over time and are therefore constantly available to generate the energy we need. They are wind, The...
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...
Germany solar record, Solar PV, 50% pv record, Germany, renewables
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 11:23
For the past week, Britain's been lavished with hot sunshine from a cloudless sky. It's turned many of our hides another colour - redder or more bronzed - and those of us with solar panels on our rooftop have generated a healthy amount of electricity. As one of the first nations...