Friday, April 5, 2013 - 09:07
RESIDENTS will be able to pay for solar PV panels with an energy efficiency loan from the Government.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) estimate doing so will save/earn homeowners £605 a year through a mixture of energy bill savings and feed-in-tariff payments....
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 16:53
SOLAR panel installations have leapt more than 700% in the last two years.
In 2011 about 45,000 homes installed solar panels but my January this year, this had increased to a massive 370,000 homes.
The recent cold spell and a future of uncertain supply seems to have generated...
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 12:39
SCIENTISTS at Osaka University in Japan have developed new highly efficient solar panel “paper” technology made from wood pulp.
The ground breaking material is lighter, more flexible and eco-friendly than traditional clunky solar energy collectors and can generate and store...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 09:27
GLOBAL demand for Solar PV is set to rise from 29GW to 31GW this year, a growth of 7%.
For the first time China will outpace Germany to become the leading PV consumer, with China, Japan, and India accounting for 36% of global demand.
The top 10 PV territories will still account...
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 09:45
THE GOVERNMENT could be forced to take dramatic action to cut UK air pollution, after a landmark hearing at the Supreme Court this week.
The case has been brought against the government by ClientEarth, a group of activist lawyers committed to securing a healthy planet.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 08:59
ENERGY giant npower announced they reaped in more than £400 million in profits (a 34% increase) last year, despite hitting customers with crippling bill increases.
They follow British Gas, who announced the cold winter lead to extra consumer gas consumption and a whopping extra...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 10:46
TWO inventors hope their brand new solar plane will be the first to circumnavigate the globe.
Adventurer Bertrand Piccard and former fighter pilot André Borschberg devised project Solar Impulse in the hope of creating a sustainable mode of flight, powered only by the sun.
Monday, March 4, 2013 - 15:01
THE UK’s first solar house will be built in Leicestershire by the summer.
The property in Great Glen, in the south of the Midlands county, will gain all of its heating, hot water and electricity from solar panels and it is designed to be completely carbon neutral.
Friday, March 1, 2013 - 12:10
HERE at the Eco Experts we often give advice on how to live sustainably, but we thought we’d let you extend your goodwill to the afterlife.
The first fairly traded coffins, handmade from bamboo and willow by workers in Bangladesh are now available from the Co-op’s funeral...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 12:00
BRITISH Gas has reported a rise in profits after more gas was used to tackle the cold weather.
They reported a 12% increase in gas consumption in homes creating an extra £606m in profit.
Despite the huge amounts of profit, British Gas, along with the other main suppliers, still...