Energy Projects Plus’ Renewable Energy Team with some gadgets,
renewable technologies and fuel sources
Welcome to the renewable energy toolkit for Cheshire and Shropshire. This website has been designed to provide you with information on renewable energy, and includes an Interactive Toolkit that allows homeowners to find out which renewable energy technologies can be incorporated into your home.
If you want to get the best value from renewables we recommend your home is insulated to current building regulations standards. You will need to make it more efficient in order to apply for certain Grants for Renewables. You can consider your options by completing a Home Energy Efficiency Check first.
You will find general information on all the renewable energy technologies available for homeowners in the Beginners Guide.
This includes information on:
- Solar water heating
- Photovoltaics (solar electric)
- Passive solar
- Ground source and air source heat pumps
- Wood - logs, pellets and chips
- Small and micro-wind turbines
- Small scale hydro-electric
- Green electricity
All the costs shown for systems are general and may be different according to building size and situation. There is also information about Climate Change and Renewable Gadgets and how to incorporate these into your life to help reduce your carbon footprint.
This site also contains information about Renewable Energy on your Farm.