Green is best for agriculture

Agricultural Solar Power – Despite recent negative comments about solar energy production on agricultural land it would appear that in terms of time scale, cost and green credentials it really is the best way ahead. The NFU support Agricultural Solar Power generation. Despite Liz Truss (Secretary of State for the Environments) recent negative comments about …

Posted September 6, 2015

Tips for choosing a solar panel installer

Solar panel installation should be on every one’s minds currently. Countries such as the US, Europe and China are planning to get huge amounts of their power requirements from solar energy, and governments are providing huge amounts of funding to facilitate the change. Large and small solar panel installation companies are installing more and more …

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Why more solar panels should be facing west, not south.

It has always been thought that solar panels should be mounted to a southerly aspect, and that this would maximise the production of electricity. Of course this is true in most cases, but what is important to consider is peak time higher tariffs and our electricity usage. Is a westerly aspect for solar panels desirable? …

Posted August 29, 2015

Ground source heating is increasingly popular

The use of ground source heating pumps for homes is increasing rapidly. Ground source heating now qualifies for the RHI tariff, making it an economic choice. Geothermal Energy is emissions-free, it’s proven, and it’s right beneath our feet, it’s an obvious choice. Suitability: Your home should be well insulated, and to gain maximum financial advantage …

Posted August 12, 2015

Solar panels for stables

Think about your stable, wouldn’t it be great if you had free electricity to make up your horses food with warm water, and for the dark winter nights being able to use lights! Solar panels can be easily and cheaply installed on your stable roof. Horses and Solar PV, do they go together, well the …

Posted July 29, 2015

The SOLiC 200 Immersion

Controller converts energy generated by your existing PV panels into hot water by automatically diverting unused power through to your immersion heater before it’s exported to the national grid. What is the Solic 200? The SOLiC 200 is an Immersion controller which converts energy generated by existing Residential-solar-panel-installers PV panels into hot water. It automatically …

Posted July 1, 2015

Fruit focus

Fruit Focus- Showcases Environmental Energies, the UK’s Fastest growing renewable energy company. Already agricultural specialists and accredited by the NFU, they turn to help the UK’s fruit industry. Just how are UK fruit producers using renewable energy to save the planet and save money? Today’s farmers are increasingly using natural energy to grow more than …

Posted June 8, 2015

Biomass for Horticulture & Agriculture

Horticulturalists using Biomass Boilers for heating are not only saving large amounts of money on heating bills, they are also reducing their co2 emissions. The key message is install your biomass boilers now before government grants are reduced, and make sure that you pay the right price for your installation. The installation of Biomass Boilers …

Posted May 21, 2015

Ten million home owners should have solar panels for their homes by 2020 in the UK.

This means that millions of roofs will be covered with solar panels in the next six years if the country is to fulfil its renewable energy potential. Solar Panels for homes is in for a massive expansion in the UK, according to the research from the Grantham Institute. However, this requires continuing favourable policies to …

Posted May 17, 2015

Biomass pellets made of straw

Biomass pellets made of straw is an enormous opportunity opening up for farmers in the UK. One straw pelleting company alone in Yorkshire is planning to open five factories, which will process between approaching 1 million tonnes of straw and oil seed rape into biomass pellets. A wealth of new opportunities is providing extra income …

Posted April 4, 2015