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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…
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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…

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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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…
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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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Is it time you produced your own power?

"We cannot rely on CCGTs alone to plug this gap, as we have neither the time, resources nor enough people with the right skills to build sufficient power plants."

Portfolio Items

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16th Century Manor House gets brand new far infrared heating solution...

In summer 2018 we were contacted by a customer who needed a heating solution to a new apartment they'd purchased in a beautifully converted Manor House in the Home Counties.  The opportunity was to find a way to heat the whole duplex apartment…
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New Adult Learning Centre in Enderby Receives the PV treatment

Danemill Primary School Annexe has just been refurbished and will reopen as an adult learning centre.  As part of the refurbishment and continued commitment from Leicestershire County Council to make their property portfolio more sustainable…
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Engineering Company Improves Sustainability through Voltage Optimisation

UT Power have just completed fitting a pair of Voltage Optimisers for offices and the workshop of a European engineering company based in the West Midlands. The units are forecast to save them around 9/10% on their electricity bills and add…
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Newmarket and Cheltenham Racecourses Solar PV Installations

Over the last few months UT Power have completed several Solar PV installations at two of the country's most famous Racecourses.  The Centaur building at the entrance to Cheltenham Racecourse has now got a 50kW array on it that can be seen…
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Bosworth Battlefield and Heritage Centre install PV to their buildings to improve their green credentials

In January 2018, UT Power installed an 11kW Solar PV at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre in partnership with Bouygues Energy Services. The system was designed to have as little visual impact on the site and included black monocrystalline…
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New Build Student Accommodation in Leicester - Solar PV Installation

UT Power work with Architects, Principle Contractors and M&E consultants on many projects.  Last November we completed a 20kW, 74 panel flat roof installation for Highcross Building Services on a new block of student accommodation in Leicester. The…