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16
SEP
2015

Considering solar panels? Act now before the big cuts

Since the Government launched the Feed-in-Tariff Scheme back in 2010, it’s about to have the biggest shake up yet. According to the latest reports, the Government are proposing to cut solar panel earnings from £515 per year to £135 per year, leading to the phased closure of the...
01
JUL
2015

New RHI tariffs announced for July 2015

The Department of Energy and Climate Change have announced new tariffs for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for the next quarter (1st July – 30th Sept 2015) Commercial RHI The new rates announced for the quarterly period starting on 1 July 2015 show a 5% reduction to the...
23
DEC
2014

RHI Rates – The Latest

The DECC has announced tariff reductions in both the commercial and domestic RHI schemes, effective from the 1st January 2015. The RHI is a Government scheme similar to the Feed-in-Tariff but it applies to heat producing technologies instead such as Biomass Boilers, Solar...
05
JUL
2014

Solar PV – Still a great investment for properties with EPC band E or below?

The feed-in-tariff payment depends on the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for your property. To ensure you are eligible for the lucrative FIT payment, your property must reach EPC band D or above, otherwise the lower Feed-In-Tariff payment will be made. So if you’re in...
08
APR
2014
Domestic RHI

Domestic RHI launched today

Today sees the launch of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), a government financial incentive which will pay residents who heat their homes using renewable sources. According to the Sunday Times, nearly 20,000 households that have already installed renewable heating...
18
MAR
2014

New Domestic RHI set to launch by Easter

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will be launched by Easter and could even be as early as the end of March, according to a spokesperson from the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC). This is great news, and something we have been waiting to hear for quite...
16
MAR
2014

FIT Solar PV Rates – The Latest

The amount that is paid for energy generated from solar panels is set to reduce at the end of this month, as the potential returns of harnessing the sun that beats down on your roof are trimmed once again. The continuing fall of the cost of panels means the average size of...
01
AUG
2013
Solar Installation Woolley Park Golf Club

Woolley Park Golf Club ‘putt’ solar on

Norcroft Energy installs 32 solar panels on roof at Woolley Park Golf Club Norcroft Energy has just completed a solar panel installation at Woolley Park Golf Club in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Set in the spacious and peaceful setting of an old deer park, Woolley Park is renowned...
31
JUL
2013
DECC Renewable Heat Incentive Policy

Domestic RHI Scheme released by DECC

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) The government has announced details of the domestic RHI tariff scheme this month, the scheme is due to open in spring 2014. The scheme only covers single domestic dwellings. More than one domestic dwelling connected to the same renewable heat...
23
JUL
2013
Whitefield Farm solar panels

Whitefield Farm harvests power from the sun to bring local residents of Barnsley fresh milk

Norcroft Energy has just completed a solar panel installation at Whitefield Farm near Penistone, Sheffield. The Farm processes milk and cream from their herd grazed on the hills above Penistone which is then bottled in their own dairy and delivered to local residents and...
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