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How solar plus storage and new building standards can grow UK solar

Solar plus storage installs and virtual power plant roll-outs are providing a route to market for installers even in the absence of feed-in tariffs, according to Ben Hill, formally of Tesla ...
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To EV or not to EV, that is the question

by Toni Griffiths  I do love my car, I bought it cash and it gets me from A to B very well. It is a newish car so emissions are ...
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Consumer renewable energy survey

This survey by YouGov and environmental lawyers ClientEarth, quizzed 2,005 UK adults about renewable energy option, climate change and their personal desires to install low-carbon technologies at home. Thank you ...
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Why is growth in solar capacity slowing?

by Thomas Holdaway, Project Engineer, Catch Energy The market for a solar installer is a tough one at the moment. Deep cuts in the once generous Feed in Tariff (FiT) ...
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Housing Associations and home installing solar&storage

Why was Saturday 25th March 2017 so significant?

by Thomas Holdaway, Project Engineer, Catch Energy Housing associations and home owners installing solar&storage reduces Grid demands  For the first time in the history of the UK grid network, electricity ...
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What is the renewables scene doing? An overview of the latest DUKES energy digest

by Thomas Holdaway, Project Engineer, Catch Energy The headline figures from this years Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) again show great promise for the UK renewable industry. Further progress has ...
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“A quarter of businesses see renewables as a passing trend”

What a headline! A study conducted on behalf of Haven Power (a business energy supplier within the Drax Group) surveyed 1,000 UK utility ‘decision makers’. It discovered that over a ...
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The changing distribution of domestic PV Feed-in-Tariff installations

The changing distribution of domestic PV Feed-in-Tariff installations

Here is a great graphic from our friends at Regen showing “domestic PV in England seemingly see-sawing from being a technology “for the rich”, to being installed in the richest ...
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How to protect yourself against a power outage

Record breaking heat waves have been causing havoc worldwide even at our HQ in the Cotswolds, England. When temperatures skyrocket, air conditioning at home or work are constantly on (or fans ...
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Our interview about improving agriculture in Brazil through low carbon project

Following the announcement that Catch Energy successfully secured EU funding as a battery storage service provider with Low Carbon Brazil, Toni interviews our International Development Manager Julian Beach to find out more ...
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