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TGE Group Joins British Farming Awards Judging Panel - 20th October 2014 Rupert Higgin, Managing Director of TGE Group has been part of the judging panel for the British Farming Awards 2014.  “We were delighted to be asked to help with the judging of the ‘Renewables Innovator of the Year Award’.  We are one of the few companies in the UK with experience of multi technology renewable installations in farms, giving us the knowledge to judge the entr... Continue reading
Getting Renewably Left Behind By Europe - 29th September 2014 Industry Comment by Rupert Higgin, Managing Director, TGE Group It’s been a decade since the block of 28 European states (EU28), including the UK, committed to the target of ensuring that 15% of all energy consumed would be from renewable sources by 2020.  So how are we faring towards achieving this legally binding target?  Well, the latest statistics don’t make for a great rea... Continue reading
Three Self-Contained Biomass Units Commissioned - 1st August 2014 Summer 2014 sees the commissioning of three commercial, self-contained biomass projects, designed and installed by TGE Group.  Each project is for a different sector, care home; school and golf club, yet they all share high heat requirements and were keen to upgrade costly, outdated heating systems. Another aspect that each project has in common is that space was at a premium and the b... Continue reading
When Renewables Make Business Sense - 3rd July 2014 The case for renewables is often the subject of much debate, but there are certain sectors for which it clearly makes good business sense whether it’s due to a company’s location and proximity to resources or simply because of their high energy use, explains Stephen Davies, from renewable specialists, TGE Group. For businesses with large roof spaces or south facing roofs, there is cl... Continue reading
Out and About – with the TGE Group Installation Teams - 10th June 2014 This month our installation teams are stretched from Essex to Lancashire and across to Norfolk working on a wide range of renewable and energy efficiency projects.  We are definitely seeing a change in installation types with over 40% of our business now comprising of heat projects, such as heat pumps and biomass.  More commercial rooftops are in the pipeline for solar PV as commercial cus... Continue reading
It’s Not About the Money, Money, Money… - 8th April 2014 The UN’s latest and most comprehensive climate panel report states that there is overwhelming evidence to prove that climate change is definitely happening; it’s real and it’s posing a significant threat to, amongst other things, food security and humankind itself. It’s also clear that human-induced warming is likely to lead to large-scale and potentially irreversible changes in ... Continue reading
What are we up to? - 24th February 2014 Installing renewable energy is a large financial commitment and many of our clients find it reassuring to know what projects we have done and what we are currently working on.  A look through our case studies may provide enough information, however, these provide only a snapshot of the hundreds of renewable installations that we have completed. February 2014 was a busy month for new enq... Continue reading
Energy Efficient Landlords Plan Ahead - 29th January 2014 Prior preparation and renewable energy could be key for landlords needing to comply with new government legislation from April 2018. The Energy Act 2011 states that it will be illegal to let any property with an Energy Performance Rating (EPC) of F and G from that date. A range of action is necessary to ensure residential and non-residential buildings reach the mark and TGE Group is alre... Continue reading
Accolade in Repeat Business - 25th January 2014 How can we gauge a job well done? Depending on size of project, this may be a quick “thank you”, a customer referral, or call back for an extension or a different technology.  In the case of big names such as the NHS, E.ON, Bellway Homes and McCarthy & Stone the greatest accolade we receive is in multiple, repeat business. We are delighted to be working on our fifth heat pump instal... Continue reading
Megawatt Biomass Nears Completion - 15th November 2013 Our heat installation team is busy at Nocton Nurseries in Lincolnshire installing an impressive 1MW biomass boiler district heating system, supplying heat to over five acres of greenhouses. The advanced design of this system is based on a Schmid boiler, well suited to specialist fuels. In this case, these will be straw briquettes, a waste recovery product manufactured on site.  We h... Continue reading