Renewable Energy

Apr 07
IET project to inform UK’s future electricity networks enters next phase

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has received funding from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) ‘the UK’s innovation agency’ for the second phase of its Power Networks Joint Vision (PNJV) project. The PNJV is calling for a ‘whole system’ approach to adapting Great Britain’s power grid for decarbonisation, with a ‘systems architect’ at the […]

Mar 17
PassivSystems partners with Good Energy to offer a new FIT app

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PassivSystems Limited, a provider of smart technology systems for domestic energy use and solar PV efficiency management, today announces that it is to partner with Good Energy, the renewable electricity company, to provide its customers with a simpler way of claiming Feed-in Tariff (“FIT”) payments for the electricity generated from solar panels installed on their […]

Feb 18
Reducing the impact of construction on the environment

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Earlier this month Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change confirmed that the UK had met its first carbon budget, the first step in fulfilling our commitment to cut Britain’s emissions by 80% in 2050. It is widely reported that buildings account for approximately half of the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions. BRE […]

Jan 20
Good Energy tops Which? customer satisfaction for third year running

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Consumer group Which? has awarded top slot in its annual energy company satisfaction survey to Good Energy for the third year in a row. The Which? survey covered customers’ views on customer service, value for money, accuracy and clarity of bills, complaints and energy saving – and Good Energy scored a 5 star rating in […]

Jan 16
Solar farm proposals plan to champion local economy of Somerton in Somerset

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British solar farm developer and operator, Lightsource Renewable Energy, is hoping to submit a proposal for a solar farm which will not only generate clean electricity for 2,000 local homes but also create opportunities for local businesses and employment. The firm has launched a campaign today seeking involvement from the local community in shaping and […]

Oct 11
First Reflections on the Nextgen Bioenergy Conference

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For the last five months, I have spent part of my time pulling together the speakers’ programme for the Nextgen Conference which took place last week. It was a pleasure to see it all come together over the two days. The feedback from delegates, exhibitors and speakers alike has been overwhelmingly positive and I am […]

Jun 28
Uptake on the rise, but renewable energy potential still not met, say farmers

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More than three quarters of farmers don’t feel the potential for on-farm renewable energy is being met, according to new figures. The finding has come out of an exclusive survey thought to be the most comprehensive of its kind in the UK which involved gathering opinion on farm-based renewable energy from nearly 700 farmers across […]