Tag Archives: Solar Panels

Top Green Apps

More and more people are now using their smartphones for every aspect for their lives.  They help make our lives easier, they organise us , they entertain us but can they make us more efficient?  Well the answer is of … Continue reading

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Energy Price Hikes Drive Up Interest in Green Energy

Companies who are willing to invest in green technologies could make savings despite the latest round of price increases by the major energy suppliers. Small and medium sized companies could have more to gain than ever by opting in to … Continue reading

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Solar panels – are they really a clean energy technology?

I bought a couple of solar photovoltaic cell (PVC) panels last year.  They’re generating electricity off-grid, so I’m not eligible for the Feed-In-Tariff (FIT).  Which is perhaps as well, since this article isn’t about solar subsidy.  Instead, it’s about a … Continue reading

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Your guide to renewable energy for the home

I stumbled across this video on the Energy Saving Trust website and even though it is a little cheesy I think it is still extremely informative. The video covers what each method of renewable enbergy can contribute to your home … Continue reading

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Wrexham to join the world’s solar power elite

Wrexham is not exactly somewhere that you would normally associate with sunshine yet they are about to join cities like Freiburg (Germany), Sacramento (California), and Desert City (Abu Dhabi) as a centre for solar power. The town in north Wales … Continue reading

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What has happened to the FiT

In light of the recent legal debates regarding the FiT, Ministers have came out claiming it was a necessity to slash the subsidies as quickly as they did, because the cost of the panels has nearly halved in the past … Continue reading

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Scotland get £100m to spend on green energy

The Scottish government has been given an additional £100m to spend on renewable energy after a deal was put in place between Holyrood and Westminster. Scotland has been granted permission to invest around half of the funds available in the … Continue reading

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Large scale commecial photovoltaics farms and the feed in tariff scheme

There has been much discussion recently about the feed in tariff system of supporting renewable energy in the UK. For those who aren’t aware, feed in tariffs are a way of supporting renewable energy in the UK. They are used … Continue reading

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Green hue for White House

Perhaps inspired by the 9,000-plus people who’ve signed up to generate their own energy under the Feed-in Tariff scheme, now even Barack Obama’s installing microgeneration at home. Though it’s up for debate whether it counts as ‘micro’ when your home … Continue reading

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