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The UK (and indeed the World) is going through a time of great uncertainty – but that doesn’t mean we’re helpless.  We don’t know what the future holds for our climate and our economy. Carbon emissions are still climbing. Fracking in the UK has been banned. Oil prices have skyrocketed amidst escalating tensions in the […]
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“Fracking will not be allowed to proceed in England.”  The government announced recently that the extraction of shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) will face a nationwide moratorium, with immediate effect. Ongoing activity as well as further developments have been banned. The decision will be well received in Lancashire where Cuadrilla has already apologised to the […]
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For the first time since 1882, the UK’s generation of electricity through clean renewables has exceeded fossil fuels. Carbon Brief reported that the third quarter of 2019 will mark a historic milestone in British energy generation, highlighting the transformation of our electricity system over the last decade. A decade of progress In 2010, fossil fuels […]
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The North West of England could soon see savings on their energy bills, thanks to a new voltage control scheme announced recently by Electricity North West. The network operator has been trialing the scheme for four years, during which they selectively lowered the grid’s voltage in response to customers usage. This allows the company to […]
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Mitsubishi Ecodan Air Source Heat Pumps
What is a Renewable Heat Incentive? One of the major advantages of installing a renewable energy source in a domestic property is receiving additional funding from the government in the form of a Renewable Heat Incentive. By installing a renewable heat source such as an Air Source Heat Pump, an owner can benefit from payments […]
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