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We are now listed…

August 9th, 2013 (No Comments)

with the Office Of Fair Trading, The Renewnable Energy Code of Conduct and on Trading Standards so you know you’re getting a great deal from Lets Go! If you’re interested in an assessment by one of our experienced team then call us on 0800 025 7223!

Energy Bills set to soar…

July 16th, 2013 (No Comments)

Household energy bills are likely to rise £100 a year more than the government projects, says the energy firm RWE Npower. It says official predictions of future energy savings are over-optimistic and warns the average bill will rise £240 a year by 2020. The firm says it supports government plans to renew power networks and [...]

Free Boilers!

July 4th, 2013 (4 Comments)

Do you qualify for a free boiler?! The new government-pushed Eco scheme is rolling out. It forces big energy companies to ensure they’re trying to make homes – especially for those on low incomes or getting income-related benefits or pension credit – more efficient. Lets Go Green Deal – are now giving out free boilers, [...]

Energy Saving Trust Water Study

July 4th, 2013 (No Comments)

Analysis of responses to the Energy Saving Trust’s Water Energy Calculator reveals that: • Each person uses about 142 litres of water each day. • The average household uses 349 litres of water each day1. • The average annual metered water bill is £4272. • Hot water use contributes £228 to the average annual combined [...]

West homes take a shine to solar power

June 17th, 2013 (No Comments)

  The South West has topped the national league table for the households installing solar panels. Latest figures from the gas and electricity regulator Ofgem reveal that the region saw more than 15,000 confirmed installations and around 57 MW installed electricity generating capacity last year. The six-county region, running as far as Bristol, was followed [...]

Public prepared to invest in UK solar projects

June 17th, 2013 (No Comments)

A third of the public would consider investing their own cash in small scale renewable projects including solar facilities, according to a new poll. The survey, by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, also found that more than half of the 2,000 respondents think the UK government should support the construction of more renewable energy sources. [...]

Solar-powered plane flying across US lands in Washington DC

June 17th, 2013 (No Comments)

Voyage by Solar Impulse – the first to fly by night as well as day – is designed to showcase clean energy technology The ultra-light Solar Impulse plane, which carries only one person in its cramped cockpit, and reaches a maximum speed of 50mph on its own power. Photograph: Matt York/AP It took nine minutes [...]

Communities win low carbon grants

May 27th, 2013 (No Comments)

Communities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have won up to £500,000 each to help install new green technologies such as solar panels, hydro turbines and energy saving insulation.

Feed-in Tariff scheme is short sighted

May 27th, 2013 (No Comments)

In this opinion piece, Cathy Debenham, founder of community renewables forum YouGen, warns that early investors in renewable micro generation technologies may decommission their systems after the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) refused to back down on offering lower Feed-in Tariff rates for ‘pioneers’.