Posts Tagged ‘Smart Meters’

Feb Installer News

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Installer-with-LaptopRedundancies at British Gas, developments in Smart Meter displays and the latest file naming conventions for the ECO scheme – that’s some of the top stories in this month’s installer news update.

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500 jobs expected to go at British Gas
British Gas are planning to cut 500 jobs as part of a companywide cost cutting plan. Most of the redundancies will fall in their cavity wall and loft insulation department.
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Energy meter readings from your phone
In the light of the national Smart Meter roll out, Energy Suppliers have been given the green light to trial the use of mobile apps to display remote energy meter readings.
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Battery storage for solar arrays – a future investment?
A new report into battery storage systems for rooftop solar suggests that unit prices are dropping significantly. If this pattern continues, the technology is likely to become a viable investment for householders by 2017.
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Smart Meters & Funded Gas Connections

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Installer-with-ECO-CardIn our October E-shot to members of Green Deal Installer Hub, we cover the latest energy efficiency news and views including: customer reactions to Smart Meters, the new criteria for the Fuel Poverty Network Extension Scheme and the latest installer casualties since the Feed in Tariff regression announcement.

Top stories:

Installation giants fall into administration
Two of the UKs largest energy efficiency companies have gone into administration reflecting the current struggle of the whole industry.
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New criteria for funded gas connections
If you’re a gas heating engineer and work in partnership with a gas network, then you may be interested to find out that the eligibility criteria for funded gas connections is changing.
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Smart meters getting smart results
84% of householders using Smart Meters would recommend them, a new report revels. With nearly two million Smart Meters installed in homes throughout Britain, campaigners are declaring the product a ground breaking innovation.
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Southampton ECO scheme set to improve 1,500 homes
Targeted communities across Southampton will benefit from a host of funded energy efficiency measures as part of a new Local Authority scheme.
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Have your say in the Bonfield Review
Peter Bonfield is encouraging organisations from across the energy efficiency industry to contribute to his Government commissioned review, which could shape the future of green policy in the UK.
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Birmingham tops Local Authorities for the highest number of ECO installations
Analytics experts, Resourcematics have created a GIS map which highlights the current geographical patens of installations carried out under the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme.
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EPC Service in West Yorkshire
YES Energy Solutions are offering West Yorkshire contractors a competitive EPC service covering HHCRO assessments from just £65.
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Affordable Installer Insurance
Save money on your insurance requirements by taking advantage of your Hub member discount.
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