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Solar PV Prices Increase in 2016

The Governments department of Energy and Climate Change, DECC released statistics in June showing that the average cost of installing 0 – 4Kw PV systems over the UK have shown a sharp increase in price since January 2016 with the … Continue reading

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Installing PV after the Feed In Tariff Cuts

The recent reduction in the feed in Tariff rates has certainly shown a slowdown in installation however we have had 4 post-cut installations with another one confirmed for the end of April. Being able to produce your own electricity rather … Continue reading

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RHI Reduction June 2015

RHI Degression Announcement 30 April 2015 DECC has published their monthly forecast of RHI expenditure today. It indicates that the small biomass tariff in the non-domestic RHI will be reduced with 25%. However, the removal of dormant applications and changes … Continue reading

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Gas Analyser Calibration Certificate

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December 2014 RHI Uptake figures

The DECC Monthly Reports released on 30th January for RHI show that the level of applications for Domestic RHI is above the super trigger – if the forecast expenditure remains at the same growth rate, then the biomass tariff will … Continue reading

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April 15 – FITs cut confirmed today

The feed-in tariff rates for both the 0-10kW and 50kW-5MW capacity bands will degress by 3.5% from April 2015 The latest figures published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change show that 124MW fo capacity was deployed in Q4, … Continue reading

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Evacuated Tubes- Dunbar inbetween January snow showers.

The final evacuated tube being fitted to the manifold on this 30 tube system in Dunbar in between snow showers on a brisk January day. The collectors are connected via a pump station to a 300l unvented cylinder with twin … Continue reading

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PV Panels and strong Wind

When surveying for PV installations we are often told by the customer that they are exposed to strong winds and will the panels cope with this? As part of the design process the wind loading of the panels is calculated … Continue reading

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Solar Thermal – East Lothian Housing Association

After succeeding in the tender to fit 12 solar thermal systems to East Lothian Housing Associations properties in Stenton the Lothian Renewables team worked closely with the housing association and tenants to complete the installation in Aug 2014 with the … Continue reading

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MCZ and RED boiler Servicing

Lothian Renewables have recently completed training at Specflue’s head office in Sudbury and are now authorised to carry out servicing on MCZ appliances. With full access to all technical documents and spare parts this service is available from January 2015

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