The Smart Export Guarantee Begins

Octopus Energy leads the pack to offer the first smart export tariff.  An eco‐friendly energy provider, Octopus Energy, has plugged the gap between the end of the FiT and beginning of the not-yet-finalised SEG. Two tariffs are available – Outgoing Fixed which guarantees 5.5p per kWh for every unit exported. While Outgoing Agile matches half-hourly prices with day-ahead wholesale rates.…

New Wind Turbine Generates Electricity Without Rotating Blades

Bladeless Efficient Wind Turbine This new wind turbine wobbles elegantly in the wind, generating electricity without rotating blades. “It looks like asparagus,” says David Suriol, one of the founders. A Spanish company called Vortex Bladeless has produced a wind turbine that takes advantage of the vortices produced when wind moves around an obstacle. How Does…

20 Years – Solar Panels Still Work at 95% Efficiency

Within the last few years the boom in Solar PV has been phenomenal and recent research figures have shown that the price of solar energy is to beat the wholesale cost of fossil fuels within the next few decades if not years. With most arrays having 20 year long guarantees, its unsurprising that the increased…

Why Renewables Are So Important

As the renewable energy specialists of Essex, Green Pulse Energy knows the ins and outs of renewables market/industry and why it’s so vital in today’s climate. However, we’re aware that the general public are often left out of the loop when it comes to clean, renewable energy. That’s why we’ve put together a crash course…