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Dissatisfaction around the "extension" of ESOS Deadline

Dissatisfaction around the
Nick Proctor
Nick Proctor

Whilst there has been some relief that officials at the Environment Agency have offered some leniency towards the ESOS deadline of 5th December, there is question marks surrounding what actual benefit the extension provides.

DIY Energy, Do it yourself in light of P272?

DIY Energy, Do it yourself in light of P272?
Nick Proctor
Nick Proctor

Having bought a house in October 2013 I found myself stripping wallpaper and tiling a floor before too long. You may understand this from your own experiences but...whilst it was ok to make mistakes on wallpaper stripping, as I couldn?t do much damage, I had to call in a friend, much ?handier? than me, to get to grips with the floor.

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US city to be powered 100% by renewables

US city to be powered 100% by renewables
Charli James
Charli James

A city in the US is expected to meet 100% of it's electricity needs through renewable sources, a stark change when you look at what is going on with the UK's renewable energy subsidies.

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Solar terminal with death expected 31/12/2015

Solar terminal with death expected 31/12/2015
Nick Proctor
Nick Proctor

A morbid headline, particularly when considering Amber Rudd's entry into parliament and her sentiment of wishing to support and grow the solar PV sector. Unfortunately the burden of UK Plc's debtors called for a consultation of the FIT (the subsidy known as the "feed in tariff" paid to anyone who installs solar currently in the UK that ultimately makes it commercially feasible).

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