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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

21/01/2014

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Solar gains for those most in need

Solar panels are often associated with a certain technological chic in wealthier parts of the world – but it’s a technology that has great potential to benefit those most isolated and in need, too. Solar power is gaining an increasingly prominent role in crisis-hit areas – and the technology is...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 13/01/2014 - 08:45

13/01/2014

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Social mobility for energy efficiency

We know from experience that social landlords across the UK are doing their bit to get involved in making strides towards more comfortable, cheaper to run and lower-carbon homes for their residents. Obviously it has to be right for the people living in the homes that work needs doing on, and as...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 13/05/2013 - 08:30

13/05/2013

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Less is more?

No doubt some people who read the recent news of bladeless wind turbines will have been scrambling for their calendars to check the timing of the announcement. Yes, it was the third of April. No fools here. Displacement of charged water particles, pushed directly by the wind is the M.O. here, and...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 03/05/2013 - 08:30

03/05/2013

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