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Dulas completes Alderman’s House solar installation

Dulas, a leading renewable energy developer, has completed the installation of a 9kWp rooftop solar array atop the high-rise Alderman’s House in central London. The project adds to Dulas’ strong presence in the new build sector, as well as demonstrating its ability to deliver bespoke array installations. Despite government changes to UK solar tariff support, […]

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Renusol refines its mounting system for flat roofs

Newly acquired Renusol has launched its optimised FS10-EW system for mounting photovoltaic systems on flat roofs without penetration. Thanks to the innovative screw connection and the lightweight but high-tensile design, modules with a 10° inclination with an east/west orientation can be easily installed on any flat roof. With its short rails and flexible rail connectors, […]

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ECA president optimistic on business outlook

Dave Kieft, the outgoing President of the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), believes there is significant potential for business growth in the engineering services sector, as a result of recent developments and new commercial opportunities. One of the key themes for Mr Kieft’s ECA presidential term, which ends in May, has been to raise the profile […]

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Orenda secures MCS certification from pioneering “tilting” turbine

Orenda Energy Solutions Limited, a turbine manufacturer for the global medium distributed wind industry, has secured accreditation under the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) for its 49kW Skye wind turbine, making it the highest rated turbine in the sub-50kW band that qualifies for FiT in the UK. The MCS accreditation was awarded to Orenda following detailed […]

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Official data reveals drop in renewable energy job numbers

The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics has shown a year-on-year drop in the number of workers employed in the low carbon and renewable energy (LCRE) economy. The new report has also revealed a drop in annual turnover of nearly £3 billion, following a series of Government subsidy reforms. In 2014, around 96,500 […]

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Smart home design provides great opportunities for heating engineers

The growth of smart home technology is helping to transform domestic heating in both efficiency and design; a combination that is encouraging more homeowners and housebuyers to prioritise heating system design in their planning, refurbishing and purchasing decisions. This progress in innovation and choice is good news for installers and heating engineers. As the country’s […]

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NIBE launches new models of next-generation heat pumps

Leading heat pump system manufacturer, NIBE, has launched the latest products to its range, the F1155 and F1255 inverter driven ground source heat pumps, both of which have been awarded MCS certification. “We are proud to be market leaders in this growing industry and continually seek to develop products which support consumer and installer needs,” […]

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Warmflow calls out for cancer centre’s annual boat race

Cancer charity Friends of the Cancer Centre and boiler manufacturer Warmflow are calling on local businesses, family and friends to take part in its 6th annual Dragon Boat Race which takes place in Belfast on Saturday, 24th June. The annual Dragon Boat Race takes place at Cutters Wharf and is a great way for friends, […]

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MyEnergi launches crowdfunding campaign for its first EV product ‘zappi’

MyEnergi has launched a crowdfunding campaign to secure the roll-out of its intelligent EV charger, zappi. zappi is an eco Electric Vehicle charger that can be installed like any standard EV charger but is more intelligent for those homes with solar panels or a wind turbine. zappi has 3 charge modes and a long list […]

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RECC receives official TrustMark approval

The Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) has been approved by TrustMark as a new scheme operator for businesses involved in renewables and related home improvement and energy efficiency sectors. RECC members can now sign up to the Government-endorsed quality scheme in addition to their RECC membership, and benefit from inclusion on the TrustMark website, which […]

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