Category: News

Google Expands ‘Project Sunroof’ Across US

In some exciting news for the renewable energy sector, Google have begun to roll out their innovative new tool across the United States of America – Project Sunroof. The software, which was originally launched in August 2015 and only initially covered small sections of United States, provides analysis of your roof space’s suitability for solar…
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Renewable Heat Incentive – April 2017 Update

Since writing this title, some news has emerged to suggest that any changes may not come into effect until June. The consolation report has now been put in front of parliament and a response/result could take up to 8 weeks. Whatever the case, some changes are coming to the Renewable Heat Incentive in the coming…
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Tesla Powerwall production begins at ‘Gigafactory’

Since the 2015 launch of the Powerwall, popularity is surging for homes to become less grid dependant. Tesla have become a prominent figure in the battle to provide a solution and with their background in producing sustainable and stylish electric vehicles, they’re at the forefront of battery technology. The proof of their success is evident…
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Renovation Guide: Underfloor Heating

Underfloor heating is gaining popularity and becoming a more common feature in both new build and retro-fit projects. In this article, we’ll focus on how underfloor heating can work with a residential renovation project and the different types available.  We’ll look at the pros and cons of underfloor heating in different renovation situations and advise…
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Property development and renewables

The Greener Group helps advise builders, developers and self-builders on new-build, renovation and refurbishment projects. We design and install a range of renewable energy systems depending on the project brief. Whether a residential or commercial development, integrating the right renewable heating or energy system will improve the overall performance of the property. It can help…
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Solar PV Equity Release

Installing solar panels on your roof was a great idea, but why wait years to release the value of your investment? Have you considered solar PV equity release? Solar equity release or solar buy back is a method for solar PV system owners to receive a financial lump sum now for their future feed in…
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France Pushing Solar Roads Forwards

Solar Roads Could be the Future of PV! A number of months ago a number of new outlets were talking about the possibility of solar roads. Well it seems that the time of implementation is nearly here! French energy minister Ségolène Royal has inaugurated a manufacturing plant that will produce the so-called “Wattway” paving. The…
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Hinckley Point to get green light?

EDF are expect to make their final decision on a nuclear power point in Somerset by the end of this week. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has reiterated the government are committed to the build – even though energy costs will in response. The project, which has been estimated to be over budget by £6billion, could…
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‘Eco Village’ to be Powered by Biomass

Plans are currently under review in the village of Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire to build 33 eco homes heated by one biomass system. The project, which will be funded by a family who live in the village, is costing an estimated £6.6million. The new houses will replace a farm site and integrated into the existing village, taking around…
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