March, 2011 - Archive

Top solar company criticises FIT review

The founder of Ecotricity has warned that the company’s first British sun park may be the country’s last in light of the Government’s FIT cuts. Dale Vince founder of Ecotricity says that the proposed slashing of support by the Government under the Feed-In Tariff, which is not yet one year old, will pull the rug [...]

Now’s the time to investigate the RHI

News that the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is to be launched in October 2012 has been welcomed by Solar Power Grants. As the UK’s leading online resource for homeowners regarding all renewable energy grant issues, Solar Power Grants believes the latest developments surrounding the RHI is highly positive. The news means that homeowners, businesses and [...]

Renewable Heat Incentive rescheduled for October 2012

The highly anticipated Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will not come in to force until October 2012. Further details of the scheme have now been published, confirming that technologies such as solar thermal and ground source heat pumps are qualified by the scheme. The launch of the RHI was originally pitched for April, and then June [...]

An PV installation academy has been opened

A manufacturer of solar PV panels has set up a Renewable Energy Academy in response to the growing demand for solar installations. The statistics for UK solar installations is expected to reach 180,000 by 2015 according to the solar panel manufacturer Sharp. The company has claimed that this demand will generate a market of over [...]