REA and STA to Go Separate Ways

The Renewable Energy Association and Solar Trade Association will end their formal affiliation on 1 January 2015.

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Coalition Risks Its Own Solar Revolution says the STA

The Government has published critical decisions on solar power today, including the finalised budget for Contracts for Difference (CfDs) [1].

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Lit up: an LED lighting field trial by The Energy Saving Trust

Lit up field reportLit up is the Energy Saving Trust's field report on LED lighting, in which more than 4,000 light fittings were tested in communal areas of social housing.The report reveals that LEDs can bring better light brightness, colour and distribution, and can offer significant reductions in energy and maintenance costs, particularly in areas where lighting is on for 24 hours a day.


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UK Trade Body GAMBICA Gains Key Driver For Industrial Growth

REO Wound ComponentsWound component and power quality specialist REO (UK), has become the latest member of GAMBICA, the trade association for Instrumentation, Control, Automation, and Laboratory Technology in the UK.

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STA Welcomes Solar Thermal RHI Tariff Uplift

Tariff uplift at low end of expectations, but welcome boost alongside improved deeming methodology

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ESC Seeks Electrical Safety for Scottish Tenants

The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) has joined forces with a number of other charities and organisations to promote better electrical safety in the Scottish private rented sector (PRS).

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Doubles and Trebles All Round as SELECT Honours Scotland's Electrical Industry

It was a night of exhilarating hat-tricks and dazzling double whammies as Scotland's electrical trade celebrated quality, craftsmanship and excellence at a prestigious awards ceremony (October 11) hosted by SELECT, the industry's campaigning body.

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Government Row-back On Green Homes Could Mean Higher Energy Bills For Consumers

The domestic renewable energy industry has condemned the Government’s suggestion to do away with the 2008 Planning and Energy Act.

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BEAMA Welcome Recommendation for Regular Electrical Wiring Inspections

BEAMA welcomes the recent Communities and Local Government Committee (CLG) report - ‘The Private Rented Sector’ and its recommendation for regular electrical wiring inspections in rented homes.

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New Research Shows Effectiveness of Domestic Heating Controls

New research carried out for the BEAMA controls group, TACMA, shows that the installation of effective temperature controls on home heating systems has a far more significant effect on minimising energy use than previously predicted.

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