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Cost of Electricity

Increased reliance on gas could lead to UK power bill spikes, Ofgem chief warns

February 20, 2013
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The outgoing chief of the UK’s electricity and gas market regulator, Ofgem, has issued a warning about impending rises in the price of electricity and heating across the UK as the country’s reliance on imported gas as a fuel for power generation grows. The impending closure of nearly 10% of the UK’s electricity generation capacity [...]

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Solar PV installations in the UK

January 25, 2013
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Solar PV installations in the UK have become very popular as investments since the introduction in 2008 of the UK’s feed-in tariff for renewable energy. Solar PV technology is set to play an increasingly important role in the UK’s future energy mix, thanks to the scalability of their size and Bookmark on Delicious Digg this [...]

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The next stage in European solar power: A boom in subsidy-free solar?

January 23, 2013
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Europe has seen massive uptake of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the past few years. At the helm has been Germany, whose EEG legislation has paved the way for a world-leading rate of uptake for solar panels in the country. Others–Italy, Spain, and France, among others–are also doing well thanks to government support for renewables. All the [...]

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Compare solar PV system deals in Belfast, Northern Ireland

January 23, 2013
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Interest in installing solar panels in Belfast, Northern Ireland has been growing over the past few years, as it has in the rest of the UK. Thanks to the Northern Ireland government’s support for solar power, the falling price of having a system installed, and the rising cost of electricity, now is a great time for [...]

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UK investment in solar will safeguard against the rising cost of power

January 8, 2013

The cost of electricity has been rising throughout the UK, driving many to look into ways to cut power bills. In addition to investing in energy efficiency measures, an increasing number of homes and businesses are also opting to install solar PV systems to reduce their costs. Energy market analysts GlobalData are now saying that those who [...]

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Household energy bills to increase 54% by 2020 in UK: BNEF

December 18, 2012

It’s no secret that electricity prices have been rising in the UK. In the last few months of 2012, all of the UK’s major 6 electricity retailers–E.ON the last among them–have announced impending or already active increases in their rates. The increases are not set to stop any time soon: investment analysts Bloomberg New Energy [...]

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E.ON: 8.7% power rate increase to come into effect from 2013

December 11, 2012

UK electricity retailer E.ON will raise its prices for domestic customers by 8.7% from 2013, making it the only of the ‘big 6′ retailers to avoid putting their prices up in 2012–albeit just barely. The price hike will come into effect from 18 January next year. There was disappointment but little surprise at the news; [...]

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Electricity Price Inflation

December 9, 2011
Electricity Prices to Rise Across the UK

One of the key reasons for installing a solar panel system is to insure ones self against the current electricity price inflation rates. However, not many of us are aware of just how severe these rates have been and how much worse they are going get. This article reveals the inflation of electricity prices over [...]

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