UT Power achieve recommendation for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

UT Power recently had their stage 2 audit with the British Assessment Bureau and have been successful in getting through the audit with zero non-conformance.  We are now waiting on the final sign off before we are issued our certificates. Since…

Energy Trends

This last week has been the proverbial “fiddler’s elbow” with wholesale prices for both gas and electricity going up and down…….   Depending on time and day, Carbon falling from last week’s previous peak level and returning…

Solar PV subsidies to end at the beginning of 2019

The latest news from BEIS was vague to say the least but there were some definitve statements in particular around the Feed-in Tariff and the Export Tariff, both of which are to be removed from being applicable to new installations after April…

Rainbows - Where's it Bin?

We're supporting Rainbows and their collection campaign, "Where's it Bin?" We had a very successful week last week all the bins were full, everything donated has been collected and we are keeping them for another week! Please have…

Looking for an outdoor lighting solution?

Utility Trade can offer various installation services and have a great range of products and solutions to help businesses or home owners save money and improve their environment. The latest additions are these solar powered outdoor lights.…
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Phasing Out Of The Feed-in Tariff Subsidies

The Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme is a government programme designed to promote the uptake of small-scale renewable and low-carbon electricity generation technologies.   The FIT scheme is available for anyone who has installed, or is…

Extra Energy to be investigated after customer complaints

Ofgem will examine whether the supplier broke the rules on billing, customer service and complaints handling. Last month, Citizens Advice said Extra Energy had had more complaints than any other supplier for the past five years. The company…

A huge thanks from everyone at Rainbows

Earlier this year, we moved a little closer to the future and wired in our new installation of solar panels. From now on, we’ll be able to generate a portion of our electricity requirements just from the suns rays, saving money in the process…
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Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir to hold the largest floating solar system

Europes biggest floating Solar PV system is to set sail on the Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir in London this will include more that 23,000 panels on the reservoir.

Is Solar still a viable option?

The UK solar industry is rallying after the drastic cuts made by the government in 2015.
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Ireland in green jerseys AND a green stadium!

Ireland are now the greenest team in the Six Nations in every way.

World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Given the Go-Ahead

Hornsea Project One will be roughly 75 miles from the Yorkshire coast line and will cover an area of nearly 160 square miles and consisting of around 170 Siemens manufactured 7MW turbines.

Oil prices on the rise, time to act now?

Renown oil magnate Boone Pickens predicted a sharp rise for oil prices after this week. Pickens stated that oil prices have hit “rock bottom” this week at just above $26 a barrel and will begin to climb again. The price for a barrel…

Power Shortfall for Winter 2016?

2015 had a wild but mild winter, however the National Grid is already preparing for power blackouts or brownouts in winter 2016.
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Closing Quarter Massive for Solar

DECC have announced that there were 65,000 solar installs between October and December 2015.