The Eco Experts Blog

If you want to suggest a story or invite us to feature your business, please send us an email. Feedback is very welcome too. The Eco Experts blog is written by Alex and Jessica.

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 12:07
The UK has recently passed the 1GW mark, a significant milestone considering only 26MW has been produced before the feed in tariff was introduced in 2010. The Eco Experts also take a look at Germany to see what they're up to. Something like a 30x increase in one year Until the...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 14:54
An outline of how the Green Deal works and why it's expected to be of special value when renovating uninhabited properties. What Is The Green Deal The Green Deal is a long term financing initiative of up to £10,000 to help people invest in sustainable technology for their...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 14:39
The Government’s Energy Minister, Greg Barker’s written response to Caroline Lucas claims the DECC (Department of Energy and Climate Change) estimated that appealing the feed in tariffs would save consumers £1.5bn. Solar boom despite the feed in tariffs confusion The Government...
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 17:24
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced the Government’s plan to appeal the two earlier court rulings that deemed its cuts to the feed in tariffs (FITs) unlawful. Try, try, try again... In December, an alliance of solar companies Solarcentury and...
Monday, February 20, 2012 - 17:50
As world economies continue to shudder at a still-spreading network of recessions, arguments for green technology are finally starting to win big businesses round. Big business thinking greener For homeowners, green technology currently means solar PV panels and the feed in...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 16:48
PV Portrait - AbbeyRise Solar Power. As well as telling us about AbbeyRise's bespoke PV panels, M.D. Bob Chesney advises on what to look for in a solar company and explains why he thinks solar PV panels are a worthwhile investment. "Solar PV is definitely the way forward..."...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 15:51
We put five frequently asked questions about solar panels to Solarcentury’s Charlotte Webster. Solarcentury is one of the groups that succeeded in taking the government to court over the Feed In Tariffs. FAQ's for Solarcentury 1. Does it take extra effort living on solar power...
Monday, February 6, 2012 - 12:37
Solar energy in a nutshell, for someone looking for the bare facts before consulting a specialist. Here’s all you initially need to know about solar panels and the Feed In Tariffs. Buying solar panels doesn't have to be complicated... ... but there's been a lot of confusion...
Friday, February 3, 2012 - 12:27
Take a look at this excerpt from a Financial Times article, all about how even the lower FITs rate is a good option: “Homeowners who install panels will still be better off – regardless of whether they receive the FIT or not. Homes with green energy systems are expected to see a...
Green Deal, The Green Deal, UK Green News, energy efficiency
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 17:31
New proposals have been made that could be in effect as early as October 2012. They are said to cut red tape while regulating more efficiently, save money, and introduce more sustainable building practises. Every house a green house The proposals arrived as part of the Green...