Weekly News Round Up - 18/11/13
In this week’s news round up: Escalating fuel bills; nearly half a million homes are now solar powered and Duncan Renewables at the REX, Newcastle.
£2,000 fuel bills on the way, consumers warned – The Guardian (12/11/13)
As EDF becomes the latest of the big six energy suppliers to announce increasing energy bills of 3.9%, householders have been warned that energy bills could rise by almost 50% over the next six years. If fuel bills were to increase steadily at this rate, homeowners could be facing household fuel bills of approximately £2,000 by 2020.
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Nearly half a million UK homes now solar powered – Renewable Energy Magazine
Data released recently by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and published on the website of the Solar Trade Association (STA) has revealed that nearly half a million homes in the UK have installed solar panels. This represents a combined peak capacity of 1.3GW, making domestic solar the largest sub-sector of the solar market.
With the cost of solar rapidly declining due to the increased popularity of FiT schemes, STA is hoping to see 1 million solar roofs across the UK in 2015. With around 100,000 solar PV systems being installed in the UK every year; this figure from the STA could even be doubled and far surpass the 2015 target.
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Duncan Renewables to showcase at the Renewable Energy Exchange – 21st November, Newcastle Racecourse
After the unprecedented success of Duncan Renewables at the Renewable Energy Exchange (REX) Harrogate; Duncan Renewables will be attending the Renewable Energy Exchange (REX) event at Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle NE3 5HP on Thursday 21st November.
REX events are ideal for landowners, farmers, businesses, schools and all others looking to invest in renewable projects and take advantage of the FiT, RHI and Green Deal schemes.
Having scheduled a record-breaking number of appointments during our appearance at the REX Harrogate, Duncan Renewables will once again be offering free appointments at the REX Newcastle. The Duncan Renewables team will be available to answer any of your questions on solar PV, solar thermal and biomass. Simply click here to book your appointment and guarantee your place now!
Click here to read more about the Renewable Energy Exchange and book your one-to-one appointment with Duncan Renewables.