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Ultra energy efficient vehicle designed by Cornish students.

We have recently been impressed by the successful debut entry from the CUC (Combined Universities Cornwall) team in the Shell Eco Marathon. The marathon is an annual event, challenging student teams from across Europe to design and build ultra energy efficient vehicles. The winners are the teams that go the furthest using the least amount

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Innovative road design is SOlar AMAZING!

About a week ago, we tweeted about Scott and Julie Brusaw from Idaho USA, who have spent the last 8 years dedicating their time and resources to developing a revolutionary new road surface – the Solar Roadway. Scott is an engineer with 25 years experience in industry, and Julie is a counsellor, a couple with an

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Heat Pump Tumble Driers

A short while ago, our designer Chris, was looking into a heat pump tumble dryer for his family – the Samsung DV80F5E5HGW (8Kg load). Obviously, being a technical expert, he loved the heat pump technology, but he had also worked out how much it could save his family in ££ and energy use –  around

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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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The Source

We are proud to be teaming up with Total Energy Solutions for ‘The Source’ trade show at Expowest in February. We are experienced in providing renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions to the food & beverage industry in the South-West, and we will be on hand to explain the different technologies available and their business

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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 celebrate Good Energy’s success

Good Energy were celebrating a number of landmark successes in their quest clean and green the UK’s energy supply yesterday in Holland Park, Kensington. Our Managing Director, Mark, was there to applaud the great work they and their CEO, Juliet Davenport OBE, have done in the past decade. The Good Energy team were celebrating: Having

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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

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East West is the new South for Solar PV

One of the criticisms of Solar PV, is that the power is generated mostly when you don’t necessarily require it all. The homeowner is  probably not at home in the middle of the day to make best use of the peak power generated – so the majority is exported to the grid. This is particularly