US firm on the hunt for UK’s ‘solar savvy street’

Renewable energy firm SunEdison has launched a competition to find Britain’s “most solar savvy street”. The company is offering 10 years’ worth of solar-generated electricity to participating neighbours in the winning street – or what they call ‘#BritainsBrightestStreet’. Homeowners who take part can save around 45% on their electricity bills, SunEdison claims. It will also […]

Green Deal won’t guarantee savings, says Barker

The minister at the forefront of DECC’s pioneering policy, ‘The Green Deal’, has admitted it can’t guarantee savings for homeowners. The Government had previously promised “savings on bills will always equal or exceed the cost of the work” done to improve the UK’s ageing housing stock. Asked by Labour’s Shadow Energy Secretary Caroline Flint whether […]