Category: Energy / Power

Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme Changes

The Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) announced last week that the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) grant will be extended for a further year from the beginning of March 2016, but the subsidy has been reduced to £500 from the current £700. Any Electric Vehicle Homecharge Unit that has not been installed by the end of February will therefore…

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Solar Panel Funding Cuts

For owners of electric or plug-in hybrids who are considering solar panels to generate their own green energy, they need to get their installations completed by 14th January 2016; the income from generated energy has been slashed by 53% after that date. Any income, whether from prior to the cut-off date or after, is guaranteed for twenty years, so the…

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Solar Panel Funding Cuts

Solar Panel Funding Cuts On 17th December, 2015, the Department of Energy and Climate Change has released its response to the Review of the Feed-in Tariff Scheme. For owners of electric or plug-in hybrids who are considering solar panels to generate their own green energy, the report is significant. Basically, they need to get their installations completed by 14th January…

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