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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...
24
APR
2018

Make the most of the sunshine with a solar clean

We service a lot of things in our lives – cars, boilers, alarms – and solar panels are no different. Cleaning your solar panels can increase efficiency by 10-20% and prolong the lifespan of your system. If you’ve invested in solar technology at home or for your...
06
SEP
2016

Voltage increases causing solar systems to underperform

Over the summer months we have been made aware of several solar pv systems dropping out at peak times. This is due to an increase in the distributed voltage supplied into properties. A standard installation should be between 207-253 volts with the average being 242 volts. With...
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...