Venturefest Manchester

We attended our first Venturefest meeting in Manchester on September 21st. Venturefest Manchester 2016 was organised by the Business Growth Hub and Innovate UK. The main focus was all about technology and innovation, and the ways in which they can help companies to grow. It offered a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and innovators to […]

Is Solar PV right for you?

You may have been chewing over the idea of having solar PV panels installed, but don’t want to approach any particular company in case you get badgered with endless subsequent sales calls. Or maybe you’re worried about high pressure selling? Despite recent Government cuts to solar PV Feed In Tariffs (FITs) solar PV can still […]

Birchcliffe Centre and Hebden Bridge Hostel – Renewable Energy Feasibility Study

In 2015, Dr Vicki Shaw & Associates Limited were commissioned by Pennine Heritage Limited to help the charity reduce energy costs at the Birchcliffe Centre and Hebden Bridge Hostel and explore alternative ways of heating the buildings and supplying electricity for use onsite. A feasibility study was undertaken with the aims of suggesting ways in […]

Interested in getting a small wind turbine?

Renewable energy is the way forward. It can help to cut your energy bills, generate income and reduce your carbon emissions. If you’ve got the available land and enough money, it makes a lot of sense to look at having a small ground-mounted wind turbine installed. For a small fee, we can do a short […]

Launch of Zero Carbon Yorkshire

Leeds, 27th February 2016. I enjoy attending these kinds of conferences. There are always a good number of like-minded people and lots of positive conversation. The aim of Zero Carbon Yorkshire (ZCY) is to bring together a cross-section of the Yorkshire community who have an interest in or are connected with projects and initiatives related […]