Energy Saving and Rebewables Blog

10 Facts to Show the Awesome Energy Potential of the Sun

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Our latest cartoon and 10 awe inspiring facts about the energy potential of the Sun. It’s hard to see which part of this it is that we can’t understand. Continue reading

Renewable Heat Incentive Finally Available For Domestic Use

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Ofgem has announced that the long awaited Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is now available for domestic users from today. It is hoped that the scheme, which involves the use of a tariff for the production of renewable heat, will encourage … Continue reading

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive is Open?

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It looks like the Sunday Times were right and the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive is finally set to open for business today. We haven’t seen an official announcement yet but Ofgem has updated its page on the Domestic RHI.  Ofgem … Continue reading

How Much Do You Know About Insulation?

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Insulation makes perfect sense for anyone looking to create a greener, more energy efficient building, and it should be your first step on the road to a low carbon home. After all, there is little point in spending money to … Continue reading

Budget 2014: Has The Government Abandoned Green Business?

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Has Budget 2014 seen the government continue the abandonment of its green credentials and bow to the simplistic message pushed by polluting industries? Probably the key budget announcement affecting green business was a freezing of the carbon price floor. The carbon … Continue reading

UK Drops in Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index

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The recent release of the Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) by global consultancy EY has seen the UK drop one from 4th to 5th. Continue reading

Northern Ireland ROCs – Tariff Rates 2014

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The NIRO allows businesses and householders to generate their own electricity and receive payments via Renewables Obligation Certificates. Continue reading

New Report: Greening the Economy Can and Must Underpin UK Recovery

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A new report from the University College London Green Economic Policy Commission today outlines how a green economic strategy can strengthen the UK economy. Continue reading

VIDEO: Watch Years of Decline in Older Arctic Sea Ice

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This video from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows a progressive and worrying decline in older, more established ice in the Arctic. Continue reading

Heat Pump Guides

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Ground and air source heat pumps are increasingly popular options throughout the UK. They allow homes and businesses to reduce the cost of heating bills and reduce emissions. We’ve recently updated our guides section with guides on both Ground Source … Continue reading