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

Posted on 27th Nov 2018 by Michael Cain

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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Cost Drops In Renewable Energy Leads To Global Capacity Boost

Posted on 7th Jul 2017 by Ged Ennis

It seems like almost every other week now we’re hearing about a new record set within the energy industry – and positive ones, too! The latest one is this; in a nutshell, throughout 2016 renewable energy capacity was boosted around the world by a record amount. At the same time, the prices for them dropped […]

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LEGO Hits 100% Renewable Energy 3 Years Ahead Of Schedule

Posted on 16th Jun 2017 by Ged Ennis

Danish toys behemoth LEGO has hit the headlines recently – having notably committed to several renewable energy projects in recent years, they announced their intention to hit full energy efficiency by 2020. They’ve actually achieved that three years ahead of schedule – a top achievement! This week on Low Carbon, our experts take a quick […]

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Record-Breaking Solar Power Hits The Headlines Again

Posted on 8th Jun 2017 by Ged Ennis

Solar power continues to soar ever higher, as a record amount of solar power was generated recently. British people basked in the summer heat all across the country, while around a quarter of our energy mix was powered by solar alone. It’s the latest in a series of record-breaking achievements for renewable energy – and […]

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What’s So Important About Corporate Social Responsibility?

Posted on 5th Jun 2017 by Ged Ennis

We’re all becoming ever more mindful of environmental issues as a society, which means green initiatives and corporate social responsibility (CSR) is more important for businesses than ever. Essentially CSR refers to a company’s commitment to the environmental and social impacts of its business. In this week’s blog, we’re looking at why it’s so vital […]

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How To Easily Achieve Supply Chain Sustainability

Posted on 25th May 2017 by Ged Ennis

As you’d expect from a business energy services company, at Low Carbon Energy we’re passionate about helping our customers to be sustainable as possible. That’s why this week’s blog brings you some simple tips on how to improve the sustainability of your supply chains.

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Public Approval Soars For Solar Energy

Posted on 19th May 2017 by Ged Ennis

This year just keeps getting better and better for solar power. In a recent quarterly survey of the British public carried out by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (commonly known as BEIS), the public responded with overwhelming approval for renewables energy, and solar energy in particular. Indeed, more so than ever before!

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Everything You Need To Know About The Energy Efficiency Grant

Posted on 26th Apr 2017 by Ged Ennis

If you’re concerned about the potential cost of your solar panels – good news! You needn’t be. Our website details several ways to pay, and if you’re a Small-to-Medium sized business Enterprise (SME), the good news doesn’t stop there. Low Carbon Energy are a Carbon Trust Partner, which means that we can get you access […]

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How The Solar Battery Revolution Is Changing The World

Posted on 18th Apr 2017 by Ged Ennis

We’re at an exciting time for the energy industry. Renewable sources of power have technically existed for hundreds of years, but today sees them picking up momentum at an awe-inspiring rate. Each new year brings with it a whole raft of innovations, and this week at Low Carbon Energy, we’re taking a quick look at […]

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A Brief History Of Solar Power

Posted on 31st Mar 2017 by Ged Ennis

The modern solar industry is the result of well over a century of scientific discovery, and many of the benefits from solar we enjoy today wouldn’t be possible without the work of these historic scientists. Though some were more active in the field than others, they each built upon each other’s work in a cumulative […]

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