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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...
30
JAN
2020

MCS launch new Battery Storage Standard

National Certification scheme MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) have spent the last few months developing a new battery storage scheme, with input from Tesla, Sonnen, Moixa, Powervault, the STA and REA. The quality assurance scheme provides the framework for the...
17
JUN
2019

New ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ update

New laws to guarantee payment for solar homes providing excess electricity In January we brought you information confirming the announcement of the new ‘Smart Export Guarantee’. Last week the Government announced that new solar homes and businesses creating and...
25
MAR
2019

Norcroft Energy achieves LG Partner status

Norcroft Energy is proud to announce the achievement of LG Partner status. As a family run business, we provide a complete range of electrical services and solar PV installations to both domestic and commercial customers across the Yorkshire region, helping them to safely and...
14
JAN
2019

The Government announces new Smart Export Guarantee

In December we brought you the announcement confirming that the Feed-In-Tariff and Export Tariff will end as of the 31st March 2019. Last week the Government announced a new ‘Smart Export Guarantee‘ for new solar customers. The new ‘Smart Expor...
19
DEC
2018

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Confirms Feed-In-Tariff and Export Tariff will end March 31st 2019.

Yesterday, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has confirmed the government’s plans to end the Feed-In-Tariff and Export Tariff as of the 31st March 2019. You can read more about the announcement here but below are the key things you need to...
04
DEC
2018

The 18th Edition and what it means for you

The 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulation is the latest set of standards to govern the electrical industry. All electricians must have taken and passed the course by January 2019. The 18th Edition was introduced on the 1st July 2018. All electrical installations where design and...
30
AUG
2018

Norcroft Energy bring their human fruit machine to the Penistone Show

The Norcroft Energy team will be back at this year’s Penistone Show on Saturday the 8th of September. The show offers a family fun day filled with activities and something to offer everyone, including: Show jumping Shire horses Sheep, Cattle, Pigs and Goats Dog shows Children’s...
06
AUG
2018

Why you should invest in solar now

The Feed in Tariff or FIT which was launched in 2010 is a government scheme that was designed to provide an incentive for businesses and home owners in the UK to install a solar system. The FIT has allowed over 1 million solar installations to take place across the UK and in turn...