Major solar businesses face a grim future after Monday’s announcement the government will slash solar subsidies for projects registered after 12 December. Industry bodies including the Renewable Energy Association have warned many home owner and companies will not take part in the
Electrical Review last week attended the Electrical Industry Awards where Kevin Harris, trading standards and policy manager at Eaton, won the award for Outstanding contribution to electrical excellence. Kevin was nominated for the award by Eaton and Beama colleage Alan Birks, who
Catalogue of errors When the Coalition government came into office just 15 months ago, amongst the briefings prepared for incoming ministers was one on international fuel prices. Specifically how they were likely to go up (or down) over the next 15 years.
Just a heating engineer… Steve Whiteley is a lucky man. Or maybe just a canny one. He has just won a cool £1.4m, with just a £2 horse racing accumulator.
With the deadline for the final phase of the incandescent lamp replacement directive due at the beginning of next year, Marie Parry from Click Scolmore, looks at the issues surrounding the replacement of the traditional light bulb
DISTRUST WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD No denying it. Fukushima has changed the ground rules for the wonderful world of electricity. Forever.
Unfortunately only a few professional specifiers, contractors and traders in the electrical sector know about their responsibilities under the Low Voltage Directive and related CE marking. Dr Jeremy Hodge, chief executive of BASEC explains
Unions the true conservatives? Hats off to Redditch Council. The Conservative-run authority wants to use surplus heat from furnaces at the local crematorium to help keep nearby Abbey Stadium swimming pool warm. A brilliant idea, regularly found in Scandinavia. Judging by responses
Electrical contractors can not and must not take the recycling of fluorescent bulbs lightly says Terry Adby How many electrical contractors does it take to change a light bulb? It doesn't really matter, because, with the double focus nowadays on health and
It has been widely reported the new coalition government refuses to rule out a rise in university tuition fees. It has also been widely reported that the Russell Group of leading universities is calling for a fee rise, arguing that students should