Integrating renewables into a renovation project
£5k available towards heat pumps and solar thermal through the Green Home Grants Scheme! An increasing number of UK homeowners are electing to carry-out renovation projects on their homes rather than moving houses, with people opting for the ‘improve, don’t move’ approach increasing 12% in the last 5 years (Hiscox renovations and extensions report, 2018)….
Green Homes Grant Scheme Announcement
This week, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has pledged a £3 billion investment in green projects in the UK in a bid for an ‘eco-friendly economic regrowth’. The aim of this investment is to hopefully aid the UK in meeting it’s 2050 target of achieving zero carbon emissions, as well as supporting local jobs, and lowering household…
Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Extended Until March 2022
“An affordable, secure and sustainable energy system is of paramount importance to the UK. If we are to achieve it, we must put in what we seek to get out.” Changes are coming to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), and it’s great news for homeowners… The Government has recently announced its plan to extend the…
Should You Be Considering EV Charge Points For Your Business?
Under Government plans, a ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars in the UK will be implemented by 2035, meaning consumers will only be able to purchase electric or hydrogen cars after this ban is introduced. By February 2019, there were approximately 195,000 EV’s registered in the UK. This number will only increase…
Tesla Powerwall – What Are The Benefits?
Here at the Greener Group, we are now certified Tesla Powerwall installers. You can combine this with your solar energy system to power your home independently, meaning you will be in charge of your own energy, reducing your reliance on the grid and overall minimising your energy costs. How does Powerwall work and what can…
What Are The Benefits Of Solar Panel Installation in 2020?
With the Feed-in Tariff no longer available, many people are left wondering if it’s worth investing in solar power and if there is much benefit in installing solar panels since the cost can be relatively high. The Feed-in Tariff was a government-funded scheme, the energy consumer could apply for payments from the supplier by generating…
What Are The EPC Legal Requirements?
Now, more than ever, there is much more emphasis on the advantages of using renewable energy sources, particularly in the home. The introduction of the Energy Performance Certificate was implemented to encourage energy efficiency of buildings, yet there is still a significant amount of homes that rank inadequately on the EPC scale. From April 2018, the…
The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) *Updated For 2020*
Before we go any further, let’s update you on what is currently happening with the Renewable Heat Incentive and the plan going forward. Firstly, the Government announced in 2018 that the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme would be continuing until 31st March 2021. We also saw an increase in tariffs since April, with the new tariffs…
Top Air Source Heat Pump Manufacturers
As a trusted installer of renewable technologies, we regularly come across lots of different products, brand names and manufacturers. With continuous advances in renewable energy technology and an increasingly competitive and lucrative sector, knowing who to believe can make the decision process difficult. One of the most popular options for renewable tech that we install…