Tag Archive for 'solar energy'

Guernsey Electricity plans to install solar array on Central Stores roof

September 26th, 2017 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Solar panels generating enough electricity to run about 50 electric cars could be installed at Guernsey Electricity’s power station in St Sampson. Guernsey Electricity is preparing plans for a solar array of 330 photovoltaic panels to be installed on one of its main buildings. The renewable energy scheme would benefit all electricity consumers by harnessing […]

Boost production and market for renewable energy technologies to build energy security

September 10th, 2014 by Nature

In a comment piece in this week’s Nature, Professor John Mathews and Dr Hao Tan write that countries should follow China’s lead and boost markets for water, wind and solar power technologies to drive down costs. The authors argue that by placing the emphasis on production scale and market growth, China is driving down costs […]

Clean power stations on Jerbourg

September 19th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Three clean power stations operate near Route de Jerbourg in the parish of St Martin, Guernsey. These photovoltaic power stations feed into the Guernsey electricity grid. The largest of the three renewable energy installations off the Route de Jerbourg includes photovoltaic panels to produce electricity and solar thermal evacuated tubes to produce hot water. These […]

The virtuous circle of community owned renewable energy projects

September 9th, 2013 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK has welcomed a report published by the influential think tank ResPublica which says local community groups should be given greater opportunities to get more involved in developing and owning local renewable energy projects such as wind and solar farms. The study “The Community Renewables Economy” reveals that there’s been a fourteen-fold increase in the […]

University of Exeter publish report on Guernsey’s renewable energy & strategy recommendations to 2050

June 27th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Third year University of Exeter Renewable Energy students visited Guernsey for ten days in the later part of May 2013 to study Guernsey’s current energy sources and uses, and Guernsey’s renewable energy potential. Forty-six students divided into teams to study offshore wind energy, onshore wind energy, wave energy, biofuel potential, energy from waste, solar energy, […]

Solar PV provides enough electrical power to brew entire range of beers

April 25th, 2013 by Wieckse

Wieckse, market leader in the Dutch weiss beer segment, will brew beers using solar power as the sole source of energy. This will be highlighted on new packaging that will appear in supermarkets, bars and restaurants from April 2013. A total of 3,632 solar panels have been installed on the roof of their brewery in […]

Guernsey Electricity offers ways to reduce your energy bill

November 22nd, 2012 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Guernsey Electricity Ltd sells air source heat pumps, solar hot water and photovoltaic systems. Please call The Energy Team on 200700 if you want to explore how renewable systems like solar hot water and photovoltaic and air source heat pumps can help achieve lower energy bills.  

Guernsey Electricity Ltd promotes solar energy for your home

November 22nd, 2012 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Guernsey Electricity Ltd sells solar thermal panels to produce hot water and photovoltaic panels to produce electricity.  Call Guernsey Electricity’s Energy Team on 200700 to get started with renewable energy for your home.

Guernsey Electricity sells air source heat pumps & solar energy systems

November 22nd, 2012 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Guernsey Electricity Ltd. sells air source heat pumps, which can produce four times as much energy in heat as they consume in electricity. They are suitable for providing heat for central heating and for hot water, and they can be installed indoors or outdoors. Guernsey Electricity Ltd also sells solar thermal panels to provide hot […]

Efficient low cost solar cells can be printed directly onto glass

November 16th, 2012 by Oxford Photovoltaics

Oxford researchers have developed a photovoltaic (PV) technology that has the potential to deliver low cost, efficient solar cells that can be readily incorporated into glass building facades. Results published in the journal Science promise to provide the lowest cost-performance photovoltaic solution on the market. The technology makes use of a simple manufacturing process with […]