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Air Source Heat Pumps
Air Source Heat Pumps
With their high energy efficiency, although air source heat pumps are a relatively new arrival on the UK energy scene they are an option well worth considering....
Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
Offering the promise of generating your own electricity alongside keeping your house warm and your water hot, it’s certainly worth considering installing combined heat…...
Community Energy Schemes
Community Energy Schemes
Large enough to make a difference, but small enough to allow everyone’s input to really matter, community projects can have a positive effect at a local level....
Community Wind Energy
Community Wind Energy
For any community looking for a really big energy project, wind energy has much to offer and there are certainly plenty of benefits to be had....
Coppiced Willow for Energy
Coppiced Willow for Energy
Willow makes an ideal energy source – fast-growing, sustainable and carbon neutral; when it comes to heating large buildings in rural areas it can often be worth…...
Exporting Electricity to the Grid
Exporting Electricity to the Grid
Exporting surplus electricity to the grid – and getting paid for it – is undoubtedly a tempting prospect, but just what’s involved in “greening” the national grid?...
Ground Source Heat Pumps
Ground Source Heat Pumps
The promise of low running costs and significant year-on-year savings, coupled with the chance of grant aid for their installation, make heat pumps worth considering…...
How Solar Water Heating Works
How Solar Water Heating Works
Heating water accounts for around 20-25 per cent of our domestic energy usage; installing a solar hot water system can cut your bills and your carbon footprint....
Small Scale Hydro Electric Power
Small Scale Hydro Electric Power
Small-scale hydro electric power is one of the most reliable and cost-effective ways to generate clean electricity; with its promise of free energy, no wonder it’s…...
Solar PhotoVoltaic Electricity Projects
Solar PhotoVoltaic Electricity Projects
Although solar photovoltaic electricity installations are not the cheapest option for renewable energy projects, they do have their own advantages, not least in terms…...
Understanding Battery Power
Understanding Battery Power
When it comes to storing renewably generated electricity, not all batteries are the same; understanding a little about them and how they work can be a big help....
Understanding Power Distribution
Understanding Power Distribution
Understanding a little about power distribution can help make sense of a lot of the issues surrounding energy efficiency and prove invaluable when planning a project,…...
What is Micro-Generation?
What is Micro-Generation?
Micro-generation allows individuals and communities to generate low carbon energy for themselves – and can even qualify for government grants towards their…...
Wood Burning Stoves and Clean Air
Wood Burning Stoves and Clean Air
Wood burning stoves have a lot to offer and this efficient, eco-friendly and good-looking way to heat your home can even be used in smoke control areas....
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