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Planning permission no longer required for non-domestic installations

From April 6 this year planning permission will no-longer be required to install solar PV or solar thermal on non-domestic buildings. The new rules will also mean that small ground-mounted systems up to 9m2 will be able to go ahead without a planning application. The new regulations, which are coming into affect by an amendment […]

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Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme

The Coalition Government have announced a new tax relief on investments in small companies that are less than two years old. The new Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) has been published in draft form and can be viewed here. It is expected to receive royal assent in July and will apply to all investments made […]

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Feed in Tariff reduced on the 3rd March 2012

Following a series of legal challenges that deemed the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s (DECC) initial proposed FiT changes as illegal, DECC set a reference date of March 3 to take the tariff down to 21p/kWh for systems under 4 kWp, and 15.2p for installations between 10 and 50 kWp. Speaking in October last […]

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City Works, Gloucester

City Works is a community centre in the Barton area of Gloucester. It houses social enterprises and local community projects who rent affordable office accommodation as well as a Scrapstore, art supplies shop, conference and events facilities, an art room and a dance studio. Gloucestershire Resource Centre, a registered charity, own and operate the building.

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