Air Source Heat Pumps Achieve All-Weather Capability (2)

Last year, key manufacturers such as Waterfurnace Renewable Energy and LSB Industry subsidiary Climate Master managed to achieve major breakthroughs in efficiency via the incorporation of variable speed compressors into their heat pump systems.

UK installs 1.00 GW of solar PV in 2013

The UK installed 1.00 GW of solar panel system (PV) in 2013, according to statistics released by the nation's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). This is a 41% market growth over the 711 MW installed in 2012, and brings the nation to 2.71 GW to date.

How the cost of energy in the UK compares to other European countries, in five graphs

The cost of energy in the UK is rising, creating concern about the effect on vulnerable households, and prompting calls for government intervention.

But do our European neighbors have even bigger problems? As energy prices increase across the European Union (EU), consumers in some member states are paying considerably more for their energy than us, according to a European Commission study released last week. 

Solar Becoming an Increasingly Better Investment Despite Feed in Tariff Drop

The amount that is paid for energy generated from solar panels is set to fall at the end of March this year, as the potential returns of harnessing the sunshine that beats down on your roof are trimmed once again.

Low energy bills come rain or shine from solar and wind power

The savings made by installers of loft insulation, new boilers and cavity wall insulation may only be half the amount promised, but there is one area where many households are keeping warm and cutting their bills – by taking advantage of feed-in tariffs.

Solar industry welcomes new community energy strategy

Energy secretary Ed Davey has lifted the lid on the government’s new community strategy.

The new strategy will see the creation of a £10 million Urban Community Energy Fund to complement the existing £15 million Rural Community Energy Fund as well as the formation of a dedicated Community Energy Unit within the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). In addition, the government is quadrupling the Green Deal Communities Scheme to £80 million.

An insight on renewable energy for farmers and landowners

More than 400 farmers and landowners from across the Midlands, North Wales and North West England have applied to participate in the Renewable Energy Exchange networking event, which is being staged on Thursday 6 February at Chester Racecourse.

UK energy firms see their reputations plunge to a new low

A new low in customer satisfaction with gas and electricity suppliers has revealed "the failings of a broken energy market", according to consumer group Which?

EU ‘binding’ renewables target spared the axe despite UK opposition

The possibility of a binding renewable energy target for the EU is back on the table at negotiations in Brussels.

PV Tech, Solar Power Portal’s sister site, understands that the current draft of the new 2030 centre piece of the bloc’s climate and energy policy calls for a target of either 27% or 30%. A 24% target, that would represent business as usual, has been ruled out.


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Atlantic Renewables are a solar PV design and installation company, providing affordable solutions in Manchester, Cheshire and throughout the North West.