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24
MAR
2020
Voltage Optimisation Yorkshire

COVID-19 Update: Norcroft Energy services and electrical emergencies

The current COVID-19 situation is on everyone’s minds and following the announcement made last night we wanted to get in touch to reassure you that the health and wellbeing of our clients, staff, our family and their families is still very much our top priority. We will no longer...
18
MAR
2020
Voltage Optimisation Yorkshire

An important message from Norcroft Energy

The current COVID-19 situation is on everyone’s minds and we wanted to get in touch to reassure you that the health and well-being of our customers, staff, our family and their families is very much our top priority. This being said we are continuing to offer our services to...
13
MAR
2020

What the 2020 UK Budget means for Electric Vehicles and renewable energy

This week’s budget announcement was understandably overshadowed by the current coronavirus outbreak, however there was some information surrounding the future investment for electric vehicles. Electric Vehicles will benefit from the Budget as a Rapid Charging Fund has been...
12
MAR
2020

The world’s most unlikely solar farms

It’s fantastic to see solar power becoming more accessible as new solar farms are being switched on in the most unexpected locations. Alaska’s winter months get less than 6 hours of daylight, yet their 10-acre farm switched on by Renewable IPP in January is expected to power...
07
MAR
2020

Modern cars producing 7% more CO2

Consumer group Which? have carried out tests on 292 car models since the start of 2017 to measure emissions released. Although emissions linked to harming human health (CO and NOx) have decreased, CO2 emissions have increased in almost all car classes and fuel types. On average...
19
FEB
2020

Why if electric car sales are increasing, are emissions still rising?

Although the UK’s electric car sales doubled in 2019, CO2 emissions of cars sold have increased for the 3rd year in a row. So why do emissions keep rising if electric cars made up 1.6% of the market, double the figure of the year before? Although we bought more electric cars, for...
17
FEB
2020

Smart meter rollout’s deadline has been delayed by 4 years

The rollout for smart meters in every home has been pushed back to 2024 from the original deadline of 2020 due to a lack of available technology. Consumer group citizens advice has been calling for the deadline to be extended in the best interests of the customers so technical...
12
FEB
2020
Electric Vehicle

Electric Vehicles support Clean Air campaign

The importance of switching to electric vehicles has been highlighted in a report into the dangerous levels of air pollution in children’s sports grounds. More than 28% of these sports grounds have dangerous air pollution (www.telegraph.co.uk) putting young athletes at risk by...
10
FEB
2020

Ban on gas heating for new homes by 2025

Ban on gas heating for new homes by 2025, it will be interesting to see what happens regarding gas heating in new homes and further efforts to tackle climate change. A ban on gas by 2025 to address climate change concerns was part of the chancellor’s standards for delivering...
04
FEB
2020

Petrol and diesel car sales ban brought forward to 2035

A ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars in the UK will be brought forward from 2040 to 2035 at the latest. The government’s plans have changed after experts said 2040 would be too late for the UK to meet net zero-carbon ambitions by 2050. Once the ban comes into...