MCS Announces Certification Scheme for Battery Storage

The MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) has announced the launch of their certification scheme for energy storage batteries in addition to the existing microgeneration technology schemes. The new scheme should launch in mid-2019 with a pilot project and is intended to enable the microgeneration industry to install more energy storage systems as they will be able […]

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Click Clean Report: Which Internet Companies are the Greenest?

The Click Clean Report, published by Greenpeace, rates online companies based on how efficiently they operate. We’ve delved into the report to find out which websites, apps and online services (that many of us use every day) are running the most efficiently. Commiting to a greener approach in business has seen companies such as Google […]

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What is ErP and how does it affect boiler installers?

ERP Boiler

The ErP (Energy related Products) Directive came into effect on the 26th September 2015 as part of the EU’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions. The new labelling systems aim is to make it easier for customers to choose the most energy efficient products, saving money and reducing environmental impact. The initiative directly affects both manufacturers […]

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The solar news round-up January 2017

From the release of the latest Feed-in Tariff (FiT) rates, to Scotland setting climate leading emissions reduction targets, we’ve rounded up some of the top renewables stories from this past month. UK puts energy storage central to new industrial strategy Solar Power Portal The government’s Modern Industrial Strategy has revealed a focus on battery technology, […]

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Government cuts to schemes and subsidies 2015: what installers need to know

This month the industry has been hit with news about cuts to renewable obligation support and the closure of the Green Deal. We rounded up the most important information for installers on the changes to the Green Deal, solar subsidies and Renewable Heat Incentive. The end of Green Deal funding On 23 July 2015, the Secretary […]

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