PV

How installers are the key to deliver renewables, energy efficient solutions and decarbonisation

Nathan van Gambling from BetaTeach hosted an episode of his award-winning BetaTalk podcast from InstallerPLAZA at InstallerSHOW. He, and a panel of experts, discussed the development of the heat pump sector, the issues that need to be solved and how installers can get involved. His three guests on the podcast were: Lisa-Jayne Cook, a Refrigeration […]

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Thousands of jobs at risk over proposed slash to Feed in Tariff

NICEIC and ELECSA fear thousands of jobs could be at risk following Government plans to slash the Feed in Tariff (FiT) rates for solar PV by up to 87%. The cuts, due to be implemented in January 2016, would see FiT payments for new solar panels drop to less than 2p per unit of electricity. […]

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Solar PV thriving

Savills Energy has secured its 10th consecutive planning permission for ground-mount projects in the UK on behalf of leading British solar developer Solarcentury. This maintains a 100% success rate in planning application submissions by Savills for Solarcentury and reaffirms Savills’ assertion that elements of the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry are thriving, despite shifting government policy […]

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PV and Biomass installation

Castlehill housing association welcomes PV and biomass district heating in sheltered housing.

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Viessmann’s new solar PV and heat pump controls

Viessmann has launched a new feature on its Vitotronic 200 control system, which uniquely allows heat pump and solar PV systems to work as a hybrid system. From the heat pump deciding how to use free energy from the solar PV, electricity bills are significantly reduced. The controls allow the heat pump to monitor the […]

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