The Eco Experts team were delighted to see that the MIT Review – one of the very last words in technology and innovation – has named a solar company in its Top 50 Smartest Companies of 2014. Congratulations to 1366 Technologies who’ve made it to 25th place in this prestigious line-up. And as endorsements come, the MIT seal of approval can only...
Britain is lagging behind most countries in the EU for producing renewable energy and has a long way to go to reach sustainable targets for 2020 says a report by the European Commissions Statistical body. According to the report, Britain gains only 4.2% of its energy from green sources, with only Malta (1.4%) and Luxembourg (3.1%) performing...
Gareth Davies is a seasoned environmental journalist.He has written on the subject for the Sunday Times and Radio Times.This is Gareth's reaction to the 2014 Budget Image Source George’s solar silence The word “solar” wasn’t mentioned in George Osborne’s 2014 budget speech. Nor did we hear “wind”. There was one reference to “renewables”, when...
The Eco Experts have been shortlisted for Best Eco Blog 2013 in the Prime Location Blog Awards It is a great honour to be considered in such great company and a testiment to the hard work that has been put in over the past year. You can Vote for the Eco Experts here. Looking Back We thought that this would be a great opportunity for us to go...
Gareth Davies is a seasoned environmental journalist. He has, for many years, written on the subject for the Sunday Times and Radio Times. In 2011 Gareth had a solar panel installation carried out on his home. “I’m looking forward to writing on renewable energy for The Eco Experts with keen anticipation. The rapid growth in this sector in the...
Although harnessing the sun’s energy to power and heat your home saves both money and precious energy reserves, a damaged or malfunctioning solar panel will negate all this good work and more. With no need for complicated wiring or external power sources, solar panels are normally quick and easy to install, and by and large require very little...
The Eco Experts have teamed up with EEC to help customers in Northern Ireland get a solar panel quote for their home. EEC are renowned for their customer service, high standard of installations and thorough training of staff. To receive a quote from EEC, simply complete the format the top of the page and speak to an Expert today. Who...
Total area of solar panels required to power the world? IT’S SO obvious: why don’t they stick a load of solar panels in the Sahara Desert? School children have been asking this question since photovoltaic technology came on the market in the 1970s. It seems that almost fifty years later that’s still the plan. This image shows how a small...
YOU MAY have heard about the two nuclear reactors planned for Hinckley Point, which the government has agreed a deal for with EDF. They will take 10 years and £8bn each to build. They'll supply about 7% of the UK's energy but the price approved by the government has been criticised: it's about twice the market rate, and the model of nuclear...
Energy bills have been rising faster than inflation for the last few years and its looks to be that way for the foreseeable future. But the good news is, today, there is something you can do to make your energy bills fall despite the increasing costs of gas and electricity. In this article you can find several ways to reduce your energy bills...