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ReneSola acquires 30MW in UK

ReneSola acquires 30MW in UK

ReneSola is to provide Cofely Solar Technics with 30MW of solar modules for a utility-scale project in Nottinghamshire in the UK, Renews has reported.

Veolia executive VP argues green cuts risk sending UK back to the dark ages

Veolia executive VP argues green cuts risk sending UK back to the dark ages

The UK government’s sudden abolition of subsidies for wind, solar and biomass energy send a risky message and could shake investor confidence, according to Veolia UK and Ireland senior executive vice-president Estelle Brachlianoff.

Leeds plumber jailed after illegal gas work

Leeds plumber jailed after illegal gas work

A Leeds trader, who operates under several aliases, was jailed for carrying out illegal gas work and putting a family and two children at risk of serious injury, or even death.

H&V News - 29 July

H&V News - 29 July

The most dramatic news within our latest issue includes the cancellation of the Green Deal, along with additional coverage for changes and consultations for both the Feed-in Tariff and Renewable Obligation.

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EDF ordered to return €1.37bn in state aid

Tax breaks received by French energy giant EDF in 1997 violated European competition law, the European Commission has ruled, EurActiv.com reports.

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Work begins on £177m UK energy recovery facility

Construction has started on a £177m energy recovery facility (ERF) in East Lothian, Scotland.

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SME skills warning issued

Rising activity in the SME construction sector threatens to be undermined by the prevailing skills shortage, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has warned.

'Dangerous installation' results in fines for two companies

Fines and costs totalling nearly £27,000 have been handed down to two companies following gas safety failings at a student hall of residence.

Panasonic golf and awards 2015

Ireland event combines golf and presentations

16 June 2015

A day of golf at the prestigious K Club – also known as the Kildaire Hotel and Golf Club in Ireland, the venue for the 2006 Ryder Cup – was followed by an awards ceremony for installers, hosted by Panasonic.

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    H&V News - 29 July

    H&V News - 29 July

    29 July 2015

    The most dramatic news within our latest issue includes the cancellation of the Green Deal, along with additional coverage for changes and consultations for both the Feed-in Tariff and Renewable Obligation.

    How the simple heating control has evolved

    How the simple heating control has evolved

    For many years, our reliance on adjusting the heating with a thermostat has suited us just fine. However, with new technology comes new advanced heating systems and the old thermostat we know is fast becoming a thing of the past as the wireless control starts to gain some interest.

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    22 July 2015

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    What's the future for the RHI?

    Thoughts on the Renewable Heat Incentive’s (RHI) future are provided by the Heat Pump Association’s (HPA) Graham Hazell.

    Vortice launches the HR350 Avel

    Vortice launches the HR350 Avel

    Vortice has launched a new heat recovery unit, the Vort HR350 Avel, designed for houses with up to seven wet rooms. 

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