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Solar PV Feed in Tariff Rates Remain Unchanged From October 2014

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Solar Feed in Tariff rates across all bands are to remain unchanged for the 4th quarter of 2014. Under the degression mechanism built into the solar PV Feed in Tariff, rates are lowered each quarter providing that deployment targets have … Continue reading

How Much do Solar Panels Cost?

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With returns from the Feed in Tariff (FiT) on top of energy savings, solar panels are a very attractive investment. But how much money do solar panels cost? Continue reading

How do Returns From FIT Compare With Other Household Investment Options?

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Just how do you accurately compare the financial returns from solar or other renewable investments with the alternative vehicles you have for investing your money? Earlier this year, energy minister Greg Barker caused a bit of a stir when he … Continue reading

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund Closed

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On July 24th, 2014 just short of 7 weeks after the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund was launched, DECC announced that the fund is now closed for applications. Continue reading

Get up to £7,600 From the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

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The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) launched on 9th June 2014 and will see householders claiming up to £7,600 for making energy efficient changes to their homes. Continue reading

Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Guide Launched

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This is just a really quick post to let people know that we have just launched our Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Guide. The Domestic RHI Guide is the latest in a series of guides we have prepared covering renewable energy, … Continue reading

Solar Panel Grants in the UK

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We take a look at the main, nationwide schemes that will provide funding for people to buy and install solar panels on their homes. Continue reading

DETINI Propose Massive Cuts in Support for Northern Ireland Solar

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The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment Northern Ireland have released proposed changes to the Northern Ireland Renewables Obligation (NIRO) as part of the small scale banding review consultation. The consultation is part of an ongoing process that sees banding … Continue reading

Solar FIT – What do Higher, Middle and Lower Rates Mean?

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If you’ve ever come across the solar Feed in Tariff rates table, you’ll have seen several rates depending on the size of the installation and further divided into higher, middle and lower rate tariffs. So, what do ‘higher’, ‘middle’, and ‘lower’ rates mean and when do they apply? Continue reading

Solar Feed in Tariff Changes, July 2014

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New solar PV Feed in Tariff rates come into effect from July 1st 2014. Rates remain unchanged for lower capacity installations that apply to the bulk of domestic installs under the Feed in Tariff.  The lower rate tariff, which applies … Continue reading