Low Carbon

Biofuels could be an option for future home heating

Biofuels have been included in a paper on Energy Strategy as a realistic and affordable option for the 500,000 homes in NI using liquid fuelled heating systems. The Energy Strategy consultation issued by the Department of Energy, under Economy Minister Dianne Dodds, was released to the public outlining ideas to achieve net zero carbon and […]

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Government needs to engage with heating installers to achieve net zero

There is a pressing need for government and industry to engage with consumers and influential heating installers as the UK prepares to transition to low-carbon heating. The widely-held view is that it is becoming essential to explain the benefits and transition path to new forms of low-carbon heat, namely hydrogen boilers, heat pumps and heat […]

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Off-grid BioLPG can produce 81% carbon savings – says new report

A new report from Rinnai has discovered that converting off-grid sites to BioLPG could return savings of up to 81% on carbon emissions. BioLPG is conceptually renewable and sustainable, as it is made from a blend of waste, residues and sustainably sourced materials. BioLPG, can be described as an eco-propane, the chemical makeup of this […]

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LG Solar launches new solar panels in fight against global warming

LG Solar is launching the “LG370N1C-N5” (N-type) panel, a 60-cell panel with a high efficiency of 21.4% and an output of 370 watts. The new panel is ideal for generating solar power on the roof of residential properties. LG Solar will also be expanding its portfolio for commercial and utility settings with the Mono X […]

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New report reveals it would take the UK 250 years to reach the point where all homes had some form of renewable energy installed

A new report from MCS has revealed huge disparities in Britain’s uptake of small-scale renewables over the past 14 years. Renewing Britain: The Changing Landscape of Home-Grown Energy 2008 – 2021 – uncovers 14 years’ worth of data held by the MCS Installer Database (MID), against a backdrop of a UK target to reach net-zero by […]

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