Tag Archive for 'micro-renewable'

Ecotricity’s Urbine hopes to bolster micro wind turbine credibility

February 14th, 2013 by ecotricity

Britain’s first green energy company Ecotricity are set to carry out final tests on a British-designed-and-made micro wind turbine – called the Urbine – which could be up to 40% more efficient than similar sized windmills on the market. The vertical-axis windmill will undergo six months testing in Stroud, Gloucestershire before undergoing official performance certification […]

Guernsey Electricity Ltd. promotes micro renewable energy technology

November 22nd, 2012 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

When it comes to using sustainable technology to heat your home, ensure you invest in a system that is efficient and built to last. And make sure that it is planned, supplied and installed by a contractor with the knowledge and experience to provide a solution that is reliable and specifically designed to meet your […]

PwC analyses UK government’s announcement on Feed in Tariffs

February 9th, 2012 by PwC

Daniel Guttmann, Director, Renewables and Cleantech, PwC, in analysing the implications of the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change‘s (DECC) announcement on ‘improvements to the feed-in tariffs scheme‘ published on 9 February 2012, said “overall, the  announcement is somewhat of a mixed bag for the industry.” “It’s positive news that the proposals are beginning […]

Understanding requirements to connect an electricity generating system to the grid

May 27th, 2010 by Gavin Lanoe

The only really easy way to generate and use your own power is to connect your micro generation system to the wiring in your house. This requires you to have a device called a ‘grid tied inverter’ this raises the power generated by your panels to the voltage used by your house. I’ll go into […]