Category: News

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 retrofit 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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Solar Parks in the UK

Did you know there are 600+ large scale solar parks in the UK? Not only that, the same amount have planning permission and are just waiting to be built! What is so attractive about solar parks and farms? Many companies and home owners often find they have excess land that they are looking to put to…
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Blackout Britain

In recent news, the National Grid are focusing on balancing UK supply and demand for electricity by paying people to temporarily reduce the amount of power taken from the grid. Studies have shown that the NHS can reduce their consumption by up to 400megawatts! Although they’re targeting big organisations at the moment, could this be…
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