Generate Your Own Energy

Photovoltaic panels on the roof of a house

With new, improved technologies and new tariffs, generating your own energy is still very attractive, both financially and to reduce CO2e (CO2emissions). Under the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme, electricity companies pay a tariff for each kilowatt hour of independently generated, small scale electricity.  Even today, with reduced tariffs you could expect a return of around 6 … Read more

Invest in Community Energy

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Investing in locally generated, renewable energy is becoming an increasingly popular way of individuals helping to increase the amount of clean energy generation. It’s also an ideal solution for those of us not so keen on having things such as solar panels on our own buildings. It’s a win-win situation for communities.  Not only is … Read more

Renewable Heat Incentive

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Solar Thermal Hot Water and Domestic Heating in Bradford on Avon In 2011, Climate Friendly Bradford started to promote adoption of Photovoltaic electricity generation across Bradford and the surrounding villages as means of reducing individual householder’s carbon footprint, and, at the same time capitalising on the government’s Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) that is designed to offset initial … Read more