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Low Carbon are finalists for multiple business awards

Posted on 13th Jun 2019 by Ged Ennis

Low Carbon Energy prides itself on a long history of delivering quality solar panel solutions in the UK, and has now become a frontrunner for several prestigious awards in Burnley and the wider Lancashire area. Specifically, Low Carbon is in the running for both Small Business of the Year and Green Business of the year […]

Ofgem raises energy cap, increasing prices for millions

How do solar panels work?

Posted on 30th May 2019 by Ged Ennis

Solar panels are among the greenest forms of energy generation for both domestic and commercial properties, so it’s no surprise that they’re becoming continually popular amongst both the private and commercial sectors. But while the advantages of this technology are generally very well known, not everyone is quite so clear on exactly how they work. […]

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New wavy solar cells could revolutionise efficiency

Posted on 13th May 2019 by Ged Ennis

As one of the world’s most widely-used renewable technologies, solar cell technology is evolving all the time. Most recently, researchers have come up with a new invention around solar power technology with the creation of what is being referred to as wavy solar cell, in reference to intentionally curvy cells that don’t conform to the […]

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3 key benefits to getting solar panels in Spring

Posted on 21st Mar 2019 by Ged Ennis

Solar panels have a whole range of advantages for your business – we’ve gone into them in extensive detail on our solar panels for business page. The spring season can be a particularly opportune time to install solar panels, though, especially if you want to be in a position where you’re getting maximum benefit for […]

The UK’s CO2 emissions fall once again

Posted on 20th Feb 2019 by Ged Ennis

In some encouraging news for renewable energy enthusiasts, recent data shows that as a nation, our levels of CO2 have once again dropped. They dipped by 2.7 percent in 2017 based on the UK’s Department of Business data and show a marked decline of over 42 percent from 1990 until 2017. Admittedly, the harmful greenhouse […]

Ofgem raises energy cap, increasing prices for millions

Ofgem raises energy cap, increasing prices for millions

Posted on 13th Feb 2019 by Ged Ennis

We recently posted right here on the blog about how energy prices are set to rise by 50% by 2020. It seems that we’re taking the first step on that journey already, as Ofgem, the UK’s energy regular, has raised the cap on the prices that energy prices are permitted to charge. The result is […]

Energy prices set to rise by 50% by 2020

Energy prices set to rise by 50% by 2020

Posted on 21st Jan 2019 by Ged Ennis

Market instability is part of the reason for the steadily rising energy prices, but commercial solar can still help businesses to achieve energy security.

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A quick guide to Power Purchase Agreements

Posted on 21st Dec 2018 by Ged Ennis

Cost savings, energy security, and enhanced green credentials are just a few of the reasons commonly cited by commercial businesses to explain why they’ve chosen solar panels to fulfil their energy requirements. What’s more, customers can even sidestep the issue of upfront costs with a Power Purchase Agreement, which is often particularly helpful for small […]

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1 in 3 UK businesses are now generating their own power. Are you?

Posted on 27th Nov 2018 by Ged Ennis

It’s no secret that public support for the solar energy industry has never been higher. Happily, British businesses are continuing to demonstrate their commitment to green initiatives as well. According to a new report, one in three businesses are now generating their own on-site power commercial solar power. This week, our experts take a closer […]

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New Records In Public Support For Renewables

Posted on 28th Nov 2017 by Ged Ennis

It’s been a fantastic year for renewable energy. As the technology makes steady progress towards being even cheaper and more efficient, public support for renewables is making ever-greater strides, despite the government often not sharing the same faith. So, what’s the state of public opinion now, and how does that affect the UK’s energy landscape?

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