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June, 2022

9 months left to claim your ‘Super deduction’ tax for Solar PV

For capital expenditure incurred from 1st April 2021 until the end of March 2023, companies can claim 130% capital allowances on qualifying plant machinery investments. Investing in solar panels for your business can save you from paying as much tax under the government’s ‘Super deduction’ scheme, the scheme runs out in March 2023 leaving businesses […]

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May, 2022

What caused the energy crises and how do we solve it?

From moves by China and Russia to changes in UK regulation, these are the factors that created the perfect storm The UK’s energy system has been plunged into chaos by a perfect storm of market forces that threatens to rip through the economy from home energy suppliers to heavy industry, and from factories to farmers. This […]

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Highest temperature on record for Spain as temperature reach 41.8C… in May!”

Historic May heat shatters records in Southern and Central Europe   A brutal blast of record-breaking heat has spread over southern and central Europe, shattering May records from Portugal to Germany. Some of the most extreme heat is focusing in Portugal, Spain, and France. The record-setting temperatures are occurring at the same time exceptional heat […]

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40GW by 2030

The UK has a legally binding target to deliver a net-zero economy by 2050. As part of this, the adoption of the Sixth Carbon Budget put into law the most ambitious emissions reduction targets in the world, committing the country to an interim goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 78% by 2035. Under this […]

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Has your business installed on-site EV charging points yet?

New homes and buildings such as supermarkets and workplaces in the UK, and those undergoing a major renovation, will have to install electric vehicle charge points from next year. Prime Minister Boris Johnson introduced the new legislation in November 2021, making earlier plans official. The British Government had proposed the new rules now coming in […]

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Carbon Neutral, what does it actually mean?

Carbon neutral definition Companies, processes, and products become carbon neutral when they calculate their carbon emissions and compensate for what they have produced via carbon offsetting projects. Offsetting carbon emissions, in addition to avoidance and reduction, is an important step in holistic climate action. Greenhouse gases such as CO2 disperse uniformly in the atmosphere, this […]

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Solar installation and management FAQ’s

FAQs for the installation and management of commercial solar projects Q) We don’t own our building. Can we still put solar on the roof? A) Yes. Establishing a roof-lease agreement with the landlord means you will be able to use the roof for a solar installation. The same framework can be used for other sitting […]

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Is Solar worth it for businesses?

Renewable energy has seen an incredible rise in popularity over the past decade. 90% of the world’s countries are now signed up to the Paris Agreement – a global agreement to combat climate change, by intensifying the efforts and actions needed for a low-carbon future. This has caused a huge increase in policies aimed at reducing […]

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Why should your business invest in Solar?

There are multiple benefits to installing an onsite solar project for commercial organisations. First solar power projects generate robust financial returns. This is because producing power onsite is much more affordable than buying it from the grid. Current government policy also means, for example, that companies can reduce their tax liabilities for investments they make […]

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Does solar PV work well in the UK? Is it sunny enough?

Yes! Solar works well everywhere in the UK. Solar panels don’t need direct sunlight to operate, and they produce power all year round. Solar PV is an effective technology around the country. Over a million homes, businesses, and landowners have installed solar panels over the past decade, which are providing electricity directly to residential and […]

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Why is Solar becoming the most popular commercial power generation technology?

Solar is a popular commercial power generation technology for several reasons: It is affordable. Solar panel costs have declined by as much as 60% since 2010, and the payback period on a commercial solar project can be less than five years. The system then effectively produces free electricity for a further 25 years or more, […]

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Is your business suitable for Solar?

If you are looking for ways to reduce your carbon emissions, reduce your energy costs and gain energy independence you may be contemplating renewable energy solutions for your business. Many rooftops are perfectly suited to installing Solar panels, here are 5 signs that yours may also be suitable: 1) Your business has available space As […]

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10 tips to help your business reach net zero

1 – Install solar photovoltaic panels on your roofSolar PV panels generate clean, carbon-free electricity which you can use onsite, store in a battery to use later, or sell back to the electricity grid. In the future, you might even be able to sell energy to your business neighbours via a peer-to-peer trading platform. With […]

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July, 2021

Ineco Energy and Coventry Council Kick-Start Solar PV Programme to Cut Carbon: Press Release

• Coventry City Council and solar partner, Ineco Energy Limited, have this week begun installing 2.1 MWp of rooftop solar across 41 Coventry City Council public buildings.• Phase 1 which is funded by Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS) grants, will install solar PV at six Coventry schools before the new term as well as Coventry […]

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Why I’m joining Ineco Energy 

Kickstarter, Blu, recently joined the Marketing team. In this blog, she explains why she is so proud to be working within the renewable energy industry. When the world was launched into lockdown at the beginning of 2020, bringing all human activity to a standstill, not only did the number of Covid cases drop significantly, but […]

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December, 2020

Guest Blog: “How cutting water reduces your carbon footprint as well as lowering your water bills”

At Ineco Energy we’re proud members of The Planet Mark scheme. One of the big benefits of this scheme is that it enables us to work with other organisations that share our values. One such organisation is Ecoprod. Ecoprod is a family-owned and run company with many years’ experience in the mechanical and building industries. […]

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July, 2020

Thorlux Lighting celebrates its solar PV one-year anniversary

The solar PV system at Thorlux Lighting is a year old! It’s generated 3.5% above forecast, delivering 228 MWh of cleaner, cheaper power and saved 55.2 tonnes of carbon. This is the equivalent of making 9 million cups of tea or driving around the circumference of the earth 8 times! Check out the full solar-powered […]

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January, 2020

Thorlux Lighting saves £1m with solar energy

Watch how Thorlux Lighting saved £1m: Thorlux Lighting in Redditch, Worcestershire, has invested in a rooftop solar PV system of almost 1,000 panels, which will save over £30,000 and 57 tonnes of carbon each year, with estimated lifetime savings of £1 million. Read the case study on this project here. Harnessing the sun to generate clean, […]

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Lighting up Redhill School for a new decade

We’ve kicked off 2020 by delivering a brighter learning environment for Redhill School. Their new energy-efficient LED lighting installation involved replacing dated fluorescent strip lighting, and will bring multiple benefits: Lower energy bills Lower maintenance costs, with no tubes to buy or fit Greater energy efficiency, for a lower carbon footprint Brighter classrooms, for improved […]

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December, 2019

Delivering cheaper, cleaner energy to Cardiff schools

We’ve given five schools in the Cardiff area the ability to produce their own renewable energy with the installation of solar panels on their roofs. Watch the video below Not only can these five schools save money by producing their own energy onsite, but they can reduce their reliance on the grid and reduce carbon […]

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