Category: Business owners

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Low Carbon Christmas

  We’re all about Low Carbon here, and you don’t have to shell out the pounds on a solar install to get carbon cutting. I wrote recently about Luci’s Carbon Cutting project, so sticking with the small steps ethos, I’ve compiled a countdown to a Low Carbon Christmas. Each day until the 25th, a recommendation

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Investing in Community Energy

  In early November this year, the UK Treasury announced they would be removing community energy from the SEIS and EIS investment schemes –in effect slashing the return on investment and dis-incentivising potential investors. The news was pretty catastrophic for many community energy groups, although, after the intensive attack already waged on the solar industry

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Is solar PV right for businesses in Cornwall?

This month’s Business Cornwall featured an article from Helen Willett at Coodes, sharing her expert legal tips on what to be aware of if you are considering solar PV for your business- and highlighting that solar is still a lucrative investment for businesses. Solar PV is a simple option and great for businesses right now

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Fossil Free in 2015

At the end of 2014, E.on the German Utiility company took the bold move to seperate off fossil fuel generation assets into a new company, leaving the German energy giant to focus on renewables, distribution networks, and energy efficiency services. The move will immediately establish E.ON as one of the largest green infrastructure companies in

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Visit England champions sustainable tourism

Cornwall is well known for its allure as a holiday destination, with it’s unique landscape and stunning coastline. This is reflected by the number of highly successful holiday businesses in the county, as demonstrated in the recent Cornwall Tourism Awards, where we were impressed to see many of our clients pick up awards. Businesses winning

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Fermoys Success

Congratulations to Fermoys Garden Centre who are celebrating thier success after winning several awards at the Garden Retail Awards, including Greenest Garden Centre – a fantastic achievement. In April this year, we installed a 250 KWp Ground Mounted Solar PV system for Fermoys Garden Centre in Totnes. Fermoys aimed to control their rising energy costs

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ZLC Energy supporting Green Door event at Bosinver

COAST (Cornwall Sustainable Tourism Network) are supporting an event held at Bosinver Farm Holidays, near St. Austell, on 18th October focussed on saving business energy costs. ZLC energy are proud to be supporting the Green Door event and  will be holding energy surgeries throughout the day to help businesses identify some quick wins. If you’re