The media tends to forget that some people are not on the gas network. Most who are off gas are acutely aware that this means high energy bills. But what are their options?
We thought it was worth posting some graphs providing an overview of Green Deal and ECO performance extracted from the official figures published by Ofgem. Their summary reports tend to focus on cumulative totals so we’ve worked up some other views.
We’ve long known that Brenda Boardman speaks a lot of sense. Yesterday the Guardian published a piece by her which is well worth reading as an antidote to the usual political mudslinging: “Fuel Poverty is getting worse. Can Ed Miliband save the day?” Since the targets for alleviating fuel poverty were originally set, the government […]
A little thought experiment…. 1 – put aside any subsidies for the time being 2 – put aside any differences between the amount you pay for energy and the amount a manufacturer pays for energy 3 – put aside different carbon intensities of energy saved and energy of manufacture/transport 4 – the following diagram therefore […]
It’s Christmas so I thought I’d spoil myself and do some additional fun analysis on Air Source Heat Pumps and different Coefficients of Performance. (N.B. as with other analysis this is only valid for the house I am looking to buy.) For those that don’t know a Coefficient of Performance (COP) is the % heat energy that […]