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Maintenance of Renewable Systems

We are often asked about maintenance of PV systems and renewable technologies in general. PV systems are certainly the least demanding when it comes to maintenance and will give a long productive life with little intervention, just by virtue of … Continue reading

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ImmerSun – Increase the performance of your PV system.

Lothian Renewables are now fully authorized by the manufacturer to supply and install the immerSun intelligent PV switch. The sophisticated device continually monitors the output from PV systems and will divert only the excess power being produced and divert it … Continue reading

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Domestic RHI Launched

The Government today announced the details of the RHI for domestic premises. Details here The scheme will provide payments for heat generated by Biomass, Solar Thermal and heat pump technologies. DECC have set the rates at higher than expected which … Continue reading

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Governments 2013 Spending Review

The Governments 2013 spending review was published yesterday, the Departments of Energy and Climate Change summery looks like positive news for Renewable Heat.   2.67 The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) settlement includes: capital provision for investment in innovative … Continue reading

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Heast and Bioenergy Seminar

In the fast changing world of Renewables it is  always worth the effort to take up opportunities to keep abreast with changes  in the industry and this weeks Scottish Renewables Heat and Bioenergy Seminar ticked all the boxes. Lothian Renewables … Continue reading

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North Light Arts Sponsorship

When approached by the North Lights Arts festival in Dunbar to provide electrical power for their festivals beach Hut venue at Dunbar harbour, Lothian Renewables were more than happy to help out by way of fitting an off-grid PV system. … Continue reading

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EC to impose solar duties of 11.8% on Chinese solar products from 6 June

European trade commissioner, Karel de Gucht, has announced that the European Commission will impose solar duties on Chinese-manufactured solar products. As of 6 June 2013, a tariff rate of 11.8% will be introduced. On 6 August 2013, the rate will … Continue reading

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Quarterly forecasts for the non-domestic RHI scheme as at 30 April 2013 5% reduction in Medium size biomass.

The Department of Energy and Climate Change have issued an updated forecast for the non-domestic RHI, the report can be accessed here. As a result of the budget control mechanism which DECC use to control the RHI budget spend the … Continue reading

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Sun Still Shining on UK Solar

BlogRSS Sun still shining on UK solar By: Alasdair Grainger Far from setting, as one Sunday paper suggested this weekend, the sun is shining on the solar industry here in the UK and investing in solar Photovoltaics (PV) makes real … Continue reading

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RHIP Payments increased by 100%

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced that payments for the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme have been significantly increased as of today. Eligible technologies under the RHPP will receive the following revised payments with new … Continue reading

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