8 August 2012 A Â£7m loan from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to The Green Deal Finance Company (TGDFC) has been agreed today that will allow TGDFC to continue developing its offer of low cost finance, expected to be available early in 2013. Green Deal Providers will be able to access finance [...]
Changes to subsidies for renewable electricity could incentivise between Â£20 billion and Â£25 billion of new investment in the economy between 2013 and 2017. The Banding Review for the Renewables Obligation will support jobs and deliver more clean power with a reduction in costs to consumers between 2013 and 2015, Ministers said. Bandings were today [...]
According to a Reuters report, the British government on Friday lost a bid to ask the country’s Supreme Court to let it make an earlier than expected cut in subsidies for solar panels on homes, which it says cost too much. The government had introduced a cut to the Â country’s solar subsidies beginning Â Dec. 12, [...]
(London, United Kingdom). Engensa, a UK provider of solar and home energy solutions, Â announced the availability of Solar24, a new, innovative way to store solar energy and increase the financial returns of a solar PV system, eliminating the need for expensive batteries. Engensaâ€™s first smart home energy product, Solar24 automatically diverts excess electricity produced by [...]
IBM this week announced it has joined a collaborative consortium to help develop an energy grid that uses at least 50 percent of renewable energy sources, such as wind power, solar energy and biogas. Led by a European Union-funded consortium, the EcoGrid EU project will demonstrate a smart energy grid that will allow smart devices [...]
The new Blackfriars station, which is being built on a bridge spanning the River Thames, is on its way to becoming the worldâ€™s largest solar bridge after work started today to install over 4,400 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. The Victorian bridge, built in 1886, is the foundation for the new Blackfriars station, which is being [...]
Statement on oil leak from pipeline at the Gannet Alpha platform Following an oil leak reported from Gannet F subsea installation, 176km east of Aberdeen on 10 August 2011 a DECC spokesman said: Shell has informed us that the oil leak at its pipeline at the Gannet Alpha platform east of Aberdeen is [...]
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM– Solar Power Grants, the UK’s leading online resource for homeowners regarding all renewable energy grant issues, has welcomed the Government’s announcement that the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will be launched in October 2012. The news means that homeowners, businesses and communities will have the opportunity save money and to help the environment.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–This year, homeowners, businesses and communities will have a serious opportunity to help the environment and save money. That’s why Solar Power Grants, the UK’s leading online resource for homeowners regarding all renewable energy grant issues, is advising people to research the benefits of solar power and other renewable technologies for themselves.
Finding the New Germany: Solar Seeks 2011 Subsidies As Germany winds down its red-hot solar subsidies next year, industry players will be scrambling to find the next big growth market, says Lux Research. Germany currently represents roughly half the total global market for solar components â€“ all thanks to explosive growth it fueled over the [...]
Etrion Corp., an independent solar power producer, has completed the Matino solar park in Puglia, Italy. The Matino park has a total capacity of 1 MW and is expected to produce over 1.7 million kWh of electricity and more than 600,000 euros of earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization per year.
Renewable energy generates close to 2% of electricity in UK. In 2008, UKâ€™s electricity generation totaled 389,650GWh, a decrease of 1.9% over 2007. During 2004â€“08, UKâ€™s electricity generation decreased at CAGR of 0.3% mainly on account of financial crisis. At a national level, the â€˜UK Renewable Energy Strategyâ€™ (2009) suggests that the UKâ€™s electricity generation [...]
Dec 27 2010 | Posted in Studies
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THE transformation ofÂ Â the Accrington railway station in Lancashire U.K. into a comfortable, eco-friendly facility fit for the future was celebrated with an official opening ceremony this week. The improvements have been funded by Lancashire County Council, Hyndburn Borough council and Network Rail drawing on money from local business development and the Interreg IVB European funding [...]