Green Energy Sector

Welcome to the Green Energy Sector Group

This group focuses on the addressing the information needs of organisations and businesses delivering products and services in the Green Energy Sector.  It enables those working in this area to share ideas, publish opportunities and build effective supply chain networks.  It also provides three-times weekly industry bulletins with all the key news stories from the UK energy market.

All material we publish on GEN that is of relevance to those in the Green Energy Sector will be available from here.

Green Energy Sector - Latest Articles

DECC's recent consultation response on Feed-in Tariffs introduces the idea of Preliminary Accreditation - this has already operating for larger scale projects. This means you can pre-register your project for the current FiT tariffs in advance of it being built. It this as good as it sounds?
Following on from our article on the impact of solar PV on the value of your house, Gordon King from Baird Lumsden looks at the challenges for land valuation experts in assessing the impact of renewables projects on property prices.
GEN interviews rewnewables insurance specialist Andrew Johnstone from Bruce Stevenson Risk Management, one of the UK's leaders in renewables insurance advice. Andrew explains why you should consider insuring your renewables project.
GEN, supported by some key supporters, has prepared what it believes is the first independent UK guide to the main issues around moving house with a solar PV installation. This guide is aimed at those selling their house.

Latest News

Bulletin: 31st October 2013

Plans for North East offshore wind farm dealt blow (Scotsman)
Members of Aberdeenshire Council’s Formartine area rejected the application from the consortium behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre for the construction of an electricity substation at Blackdog, close to Trump’s Menie golf resort

UK-Norway power cable project could face delays - Statnett (Reuters)

£450k investment starts next phase of Manchester geothermal project (H&V News)
GT Energy has started work on the next phase of its geothermal scheme, which aims to provide a secure supply of cheaper, renewable heat to homes and businesses

The town swapping fish for turbines (BBC News)

Energy woes: We should replicate the best elements of Germany’s power sector transformation (Independent)


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