Sheffield Renewables are deeply disappointed at the results of the review of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Large cuts to the tariff will be implemented, they are not as drastic as first proposed, but this is little consolation as the FiT will no longer be a means of […]
Sheffield Renewables has submitted a response to the government’s consultation on a review of the Feed-in Tariff, which proposes drastic cuts to the Feed-in Tariff (FiT), potentially removing them altogether. A link to the full document (23 pages!) is at the bottom of this page. Sheffield Renewables feels very strongly that the FiTs need to […]
The MeyGen project, owned by Atlantis, is set to start producing tidal energy in 2016. It’s thought to be the largest tidal energy project in the world, generating enough energy to power 17,500 homes through a series of 269 turbines located on the sea bed at Ness of Quoys, Caithness in north-east Scotland. The Meygen […]
The government released a consultation on the proposed removal of pre-accreditation and pre-registration on the Feed-in Tariff (FiT). Schemes can pre-accredit or pre-register in order to freeze the FiT rate while developing the project. This protects the scheme from the quarterly Feed-in tariff rate reviews, which could see rates decrease if there has been […]
Our first solar PV scheme at Paces, High Green Development Trust, has just completed its first year of generating clean, renewable electricity. It generated 41,870 kWh – the predicted amount was 37,500 kWh. This represents a carbon saving for the year of 18,423 kg.
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Sheffield Renewables is gaining momentum. The hard work of our dedicated alliance of academics, industry experts and skilled volunteers is beginning to pay off, with clean electricity now being generated in the local community. Our latest installation funded through community shares is a 50kW solar photovoltaic array, providing in-situ solar power to a primary school […]