Category: Solar

Tesla Powerwall certified installer

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Tesla Powerwall 2 arriving soon

What is Tesla Powerwall 2? Powerwall 2 is the new home energy storage unit from Tesla. The unit is currently available on pre-order for delivery in March.Tesla is committed to product development, and whilst the original Powerwall was in high demand from day one, the new unit has some additional features. Powerwall 2 has an

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Cutting carbon for COP21

Some months ago, as the government began their slow but steady attack on the UK renewables industry, I chanced upon a Crowdfunder project set up by Luci Isaacson at Climate Vision. A few years ago, in the run up to COP15, Luci ran a carbon cutting project, calculating the cost-per-tonne of carbon savings as a

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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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Cornwall Community Energy success

At the end of October, the results of the applications for local community energy funding were announced. Of the 28 projects that applied, 16 Cornish community energy projects received a share of the total £300,000 grant funding from EnergyFund Cornwall. One of the successful projects, the West Cornwall Solar and Heat Streets project, has recently been

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YouGen

We think the website YouGen is a great place to start if you are looking to save energy costs or invest in renewable energy. You can get independent advice about how to choose a reputable installer and what you need to look out for. They also have lots of hints and tips about saving energy,

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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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Solar Schools Project Cornwall

ZLC Energy and Solar Schools ZLC Energy is proud to announce the completion of a Solar PV installation for Millbrook Primary School funded using  the Solar School Scheme. In October 2012 Millbrook CE of VA Primary School launched an ambitious target to raise £10,000 to install their very own Solar PV array. Over the following