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Has the solar revolution passed London by?

A new report questions why London's solar PV installation levels are falling below other parts of the UK. In the strongly worded report, Jenny Jones, Green Party Member of the London Assembly, says "You have to walk around a lot of London streets to find a solar panel, as only 1 in 260 London...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 20/08/2014 - 08:45



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Why it still pays off for businesses to invest in renewable energy

Guest blog by Frank Hartkopf from Mr Renewables Small and medium sized businesses thinking about investing in renewable energy technology have encountered some uncertainties recently. With the government’s Feed-in Tariff scheme having been capped, is it still financially viable to invest in solar...

Submitted by Guest blogger on Tue, 21/01/2014 - 08:45



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Solar PV shines bright as summer fades

Solar PV often has patches of being in the media spotlight – and this is certainly one of those. Perhaps the coming of winter promises the best special offers from solar companies looking to keep up that summer momentum. Firstly, there was considerable attention given to the news that furniture...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 07/10/2013 - 08:45



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Micro-wind picking up again?

When we take on a technology field trial, we start from a position of neutrality. We certainly want low-carbon technologies to be performing brilliantly, but if they’re not, steps need to be taken based on an honest assessment to make sure they do. It’s fair to say our 2009 report Location,...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 13/02/2013 - 08:30