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We are extremely proud to announce that we have been named as winners in the SME News Business awards in the catagory of 'Best Electrical Engineering Firm 2020'. This SME awards was open to any business trading in the United Kingdom that identifies as a small to medium sized enterprise. This accolade provides us with [...]

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Make the most of the Smart Export Guarantee with Epic

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What is the Smart Export Guarantee? The Smart Export Guarantee requires medium – large electricity supply companies (those with more than 150,000 electricity customers) to offer a Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) feed in tariff to customers with renewable energy systems. Smaller suppliers can do so on a voluntary basis.  How much can you earn from [...]

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What to do in a Gas Emergency

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If you smell gas, start feeling ill, sick or dizzy, don't delay. Act on a gas emergency immediately! Poorly fitted or un-serviced appliances carry a risk of gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.  Here are the Gas-Safe recommendations on what to do if you smell gas or if you’ve been feeling unwell [...]

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EICR regulations in England are changing. Are you ready?

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What is an EICR?   EICR's (Electrical Installation Condition Report's) have 5 main aims;   Record the results of the inspection and testing to make sure the electrical installation is safe to be used until the next inspection (following any work needed to make it safe) Find any damage and wear and tear that might [...]

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Electric cars, EV grants in 2020 budget, EV grants for cars in the UK

Will Electric Vehicle Grants stay in the 2020 budget?

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Industry stakeholders are speculating as to whether the new EV grants will be scrapped in the 2020 budget. British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has urged stakeholders from across the industry to write to their local MP and ask for their support in securing long-term government support for grants for new electric vehicles (EVs). […]

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Electrical Safety for UK Private Rental Landlords

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New changes to Electrical Safety Regulations mean landlords could receive fines of up to £30,000 if their properties do not comply.  We’ve highlighted the main changes below and what landlords can do to ensure they stay compliant. The new regulations are expected to come into force in summer 2020 and cover all premises that contain […]

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How Individual Behaviour Changes in the workplace impact Corporate Carbon targets

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Adapted from an article by Rebecca Hurt, Behavioural Change Officer at Midlands energy hub.  While a lot of the current focus is on the challenges around implementation of green infrastructure, it is important to remember that your team and their behaviour can also have a significant impact on reducing energy consumption on an individual basis.  […]

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£10m offered for green projects in rural communities

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The Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) is a £10 million programme supporting rural communities in England to develop renewable energy projects.  Of the first round of applications received by the Midlands Energy Hub, three were approved by the board; The Harbury e-wheels project in Warwickshire will investigate the feasibility of using a vertical axis wind […]

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What do I need to know about an EICR?

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How do you know the electrics in your property are safe? One step is to ask a qualified electrician to produce an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) which assesses the condition of the electrics and gives peace of mind to both landlords, tenants and homeowners. Rented properties must have their electrics checked at least every […]

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