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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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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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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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65kW Commercial Installation

This Commercial RHI installation in the Borders was commissioned at the end of 2014. Designed around the Biotech PZ 65kW boiler with 2000l buffer the system will provide space heating and hot water to a large house and 3 commercial … Continue reading

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Domestic Hot Water and Biomass

The installation of a new biomass system can often provide the opportunity to upgrade your hot water system. With many households relying on traditional gravity fed systems with storage tanks in the loft and poor pressure improving this situation can … Continue reading

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35kW Biotech with 5t external store

This recent Berwickshire installation of a 35kW Biotech boiler with 1000l buffer incorporated a 5t external pellet store. The fully waterproofed store allows the vacuum system incorporated in the boiler to supply fuel to the burner. The boiler control is … Continue reading

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Trianco Slimline 18kW External

This recently commissioned installation in the Scottish borders featured the new External Trianco 18kW slim   supplied by Plumb Centre. The biomass boiler has been recently upgraded and now features an oxygen probe on the exhaust fan allowing increased combustion … Continue reading

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