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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...
07
MAR
2015

Two years on, Solar PV system continues to exceed farmers expectations

Norcroft Energy completed a solar panel installation at Bentley Grange Farm in March 2013. Two years on, we hear from farmer Chris Moorhouse on how the solar system has exceeded expectations. The Moorhouse family have farmed at Bentley Grange since 1889. The different generations...
24
OCT
2014

Snowden Hill turns to the sun to produce locally reared Water Buffalo meat

Norcroft Energy has recently completed a solar panel installation at Snowden Hill, a family-run buffalo farm at Oxspring near Barnsley. Snowden Hill has been farming Buffaloes since September 2009, producing and selling Water Buffalo meat, a lean, full flavoured tender red meat....
03
OCT
2014

Emley & Penistone Show 2014

It was great to see so many familiar faces at this years Emley Show and Penistone Show. We hope everyone enjoyed a nice family day out. Here’s a quick round-up. Solar PV and Solar Thermal were of particular interest at the shows this year. It was also common that not many...
05
SEP
2014
Cawthorne Church - LED Lighting

Cawthorne Church puts faith in Norcroft Energy to help reduce running costs

Norcroft Energy has just replaced the lights in Cawthorne Church to LED lights which will significantly reduce the churches running costs. Norcroft carried out the rewiring of the Church. The old wiring system was failing and following an inspection and test of the circuits...
31
AUG
2014

Renewable Energy receives high levels of support from the public

Renewable Energy receives high levels of support from the public A recent public attitude tracking survey published by the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) on 12th August 2014 found over three-quarters of UK adults (79%) said they supported the use of renewable...
04
AUG
2014

Choose your contractors with care

You take a positive step and decide to look into renewable technologies for your home. You begin your research and start looking for local contractors to provide a quote. But how do you know they’re any good? Sense will tell you to ask friends and family for recommendations...
16
JUL
2014

Choosing the right solar company

We’re finding that more and more solar installations are failing as they’re not being installed correctly. It’s important to choose your solar company carefully. Here’s three recent examples where Norcroft Energy has been called out to pick up the pieces....
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...
30
JUN
2014

Tour de France Campsite has turned to the sun to generate their own electricity

Norcrot Energy has just completed a solar panel installation at Ranah Stones Farm, a Camping and Caravanning Club conveniently located just 100 yards from the Tour de France race route. Ranah Stones is a livestock farm with an interest in conservation. They have been working with...
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