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Smart energy meters giving readings up to six times too high, study finds

rob   20/03/2017   Comments Off on Smart energy meters giving readings up to six times too high, study finds

Smart meters are giving readings up to six times higher than the energy consumed by households when connected to energy-saving light bulbs, according to scientists. Source: Smart energy meters giving readings up to six times too high, study finds

Ofgem proposes lower payments for embedded generators to reduce costs for consumers | Ofgem

rob   01/03/2017   Comments Off on Ofgem proposes lower payments for embedded generators to reduce costs for consumers | Ofgem

Ofgem is consulting on a proposal to lower the payments that some embedded generators receive for producing electricity at peak times. This should reduce costs for consumers and prevent market distortion. Source: Ofgem proposes lower payments for embedded generators to reduce costs for consumers | Ofgem

New Data Shows Extent Of Existing Energy Storage Deployment And Planned Projects In The Uk – News – REA

rob   10/10/2016   Comments Off on New Data Shows Extent Of Existing Energy Storage Deployment And Planned Projects In The Uk – News – REA

News – New Data Shows Extent Of Existing Energy Storage Deployment And Planned Projects In The Uk: The Renewable Energy Association (REA) represents renewable energy producers and promotes the use of all forms of renewable energy in the UK. Source: New Data Shows Extent Of Existing Energy Storage Deployment And… Read more »

Smart batteries to reduce electricity demand in peak periods – Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

rob   06/09/2016   Comments Off on Smart batteries to reduce electricity demand in peak periods – Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Smart batteries to reduce electricity demand in peak periods We could could do with this type of scheme in the UK Source: Smart batteries to reduce electricity demand in peak periods – Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Where should we put our wind turbines?

rob   30/07/2015   Comments Off on Where should we put our wind turbines?

12/02/13 11:17 Filed in: Wind We need to adopt a pragmatic approach to wind turbine location rather than burying out heads in the sand, says Rob Such. Love it or hate it, wind energy is an important part of the energy mix second only to hydro-electric. Opinions around wind power… Read more »

Solar PV is an affordable investment

rob   30/07/2015   Comments Off on Solar PV is an affordable investment

04/01/13 11:12 Filed in: Solar PV Rob Such of RS Renewables looks at the benefits of investing in solar. The UK solar PV market has dramatically changed since the Government introduced the Feed-in Tariff in April 2010. Back then there were a few thousand solar PV installations in the UK,… Read more »

Electricity prices will continue to rise, so what’s the answer?

rob   30/07/2015   Comments Off on Electricity prices will continue to rise, so what’s the answer?

06/11/13 11:21 Filed in: Electricity It’s bad news, inflation busting electricity price rises are set to continue for some time. But there are ways to reduce the pain says Rob Such. There has, quite rightly in my opinion, been a lot of negative press recently regarding the above inflation increase… Read more »