Government rows back on solar PV cuts

The solar installation sector today received news of the government’s finalised plans to cut solar PV subsidies by some 64 per cent, just days after the government signed up to comprehensive global plans to control climate change.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change had previously planned to reduce the Feed-in-Tariff subsidy scheme by 87 per cent, but revised its plans following sustained representation from a range of industry bodies, including the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), who had taken the case to key ministers, MPs and parliamentary committees.

NAPIT Delivers on Customer Investment Promise

NAPIT has today achieved an ‘Outstanding’ award for the second year running after participating in another innovative customer satisfaction review, courtesy of Investor in Customers (IIC).
The accolade was received after the leading building services sector membership scheme and training operator attained even higher ratings than the previous year across all sixteen assessment categories set by one of the UK’s foremost assessment companies.

Coastal Energy

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NICEIC's new training programme in Gibraltar

Electrical contractors in Gibraltar have been brushing up their skills courtesy of a new training programme developed by NICEIC.
The British owned territory, located on the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula has around 30 qualified electricians. Many of these are employed directly by the Gibraltar Electricity Board or as electrical contractors in their own right
The British standard for electrical installation work, BS7671, is similarly applied in Gibraltar, but there is no requirement for contractors to be registered with an approved regulatory body.