Category: News

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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The Greener Group install first floating solar

Back in 2014, The Greener Group were the first in the UK to install a Hydrelio floating solar system. This allowed WR Bennett Ltd to turn a large body of unused water into a solar power plant. Due to the success of the project, we have successfully installed another three systems. The Benacre Water Company use…
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Fracking vs. Renewables

Hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) is a method of extracting gas or liquid from a type of rock called shale deposits. Holes are drilled into the ground and flushed with water, sand and chemicals loosening the rock and releasing gas. What damage can fracking cause? Although interest in using the practice has been increasing, concerns and…
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Electric Vehicles – £40m to reduce emissions

Milton Keynes has become the first in a wave of plans to reduce emissions and invest in electric vehicles. The Go Ultra Low cities scheme is using £40million of government funding to benefit users in Bristol, London, Nottingham and Milton Keynes. Vehicles producing less than 75g of CO² per kilometre and able to cover ten miles…
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SolarEdge systems – how can they benefit you?

A variety of inverter options are available for solar PV installations, although many can benefit from a SolarEdge addition. For example, yout roof space may be affected by shading or you may need to split a system over two roofs. The process is simple and only requires a few extra components, whether you’re starting from scratch or upgrading. Power…
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Solar Carports And Canopies

Offer Your Customers Shelter and Power Your Business Due to the increased popularity of solar PV systems, space can often become a premium in the process of becoming more environmentally friendly. Not only could an existing roof not qualify for solar – for example, due to the wrong orientation – but the investor may be looking for more direct…
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G59 Application

Understanding the G59 Micro-generation Standard G59 is an industry standard for generators greater than 16A per phase (typically a 4kW PV system). G59/3 is the latest version of the standard and there have been some welcome changes made. Any request for connection over 16A per phase would require a G59 application to the Distributed Network…
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Chester Business Awards Winners 2014

The Greener Group won ‘The Mersey Forest Green Business Award’ at The Cheshire Business Awards 2014! We all had a great night and we would like to say a big thank you to the organisers of the event as well as our award sponsors The Mersey Forest who do an amazing job maintaining and expanding woodland across…
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