House of Commons summary of FiT fiasco

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Thought I would post this up here – thanks to @Greenenergychap on Twitter – House of Commons Report – I am a particular fan of their continual use of German as the shining example of how the FiT must come down – but interestingly Germany have shown quit a significantly larger amount of installations than the UK: You can see …

Green Deal Consultation

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Well, I haven’t updated this blog for a little while – so difficult to keep up with all the things happening in both the local area and also nationally. So – one of the major aspects has been the closing of the Green Deal Consultation – see here for our response to the DECC: GreenDealConsulation – response As you may …

Recent renovation – terraced house in Brighton

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Terraced House in Brighton Our client has a 1870-80’s Victorian terraced house in the very heart of Brighton near Brighton Train Station. Of course this is a conservation area, protecting the character of the area, however it comes to improving the thermal efficiency of a property this presents its own difficulties and limitations. With our Architect and Sustainable Building Consultant …

Renewable Heat Incentive

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Well, the much anticipated Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) first phase begins today – 28th November 2011 – for commercial, industrial, not-for-profit and commercial public sector. In the words of the DECC – “The scheme is being introduced in two phases. In the first phase, long-term tariff support is targeted in the non-domestic sectors, at the big heat users – the industrial, business …

Feed in Tariff rate decrease

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The consultation on the Feed in Tariff (FITs) for solar PV installations in being debated in parliament today – they are proposing a 50% reduction in the FIT rate for <4kWp systems from the current 43.1p/kWh to 21p/kWh – due because the FIT system has been so successful and that installation costs have dropped by 30% according to the DECC!! …