Renewable energy guides

Energy customers are much more conscious of the type of energy they use now than they used to be. Renewable energy deals are now hugely popular, with many customers saying that renewable energy was their number one consideration when switching to a new deal.

If you're looking for more information about renewable energy, you've come to the right place - you can browse all of our green-focused guides here.

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Energy is all around us: renewable energy statistics

There are several benefits to using renewable energy, but what are they? From solar to geothermal, Save On Energy UK has compiled a long list of renewable energy statistics to help you find out more about alternative energy.

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Powering Europe's cities with wind energy: How many wind turbines are needed?

The UK has the largest wind farm market with a staggering 20% of its energy needs covered by wind. So SaveOnEnergy has analysed how much wind energy is needed to power other European cities and how much space we’d need for these wind turbines.

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The ultimate guide to solar panels

Everything you need to know about solar panels: how they work, their lifespan, feed in tariffs, and switching energy supplier with solar panels installed.

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Air source heat pumps vs. ground source heat pumps

Heat pumps are popular additions to properties for homeowners looking to increase their energy efficiency. But what are the differences between air source heat pumps and ground source heat pumps? Our guide gives you the rundown.

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Oak pellets being burned in biomass energy production

The ultimate guide to biomass energy

Biomass energy is often cited as green energy, but how does it qualify as renewable? And is it something you should be looking for in your energy supplier's fuel mix?

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Is a domestic wind turbine an effective home energy investment?

We've all seen wind farms, but did you know you can get individual wind turbines for your specific property? Is it worth it, though? Our guide will tell you.

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How is tidal power used in the UK?

Tidal power seems to have a lot of potential for the UK, especially, when it comes to generating renewable energy. How is that potential being used, and where could it go in the future?

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What is the Green Homes Grant?

Launched in 2020, the Green Homes Grant is the latest energy discount scheme to hit the market, aimed at encouraging homeowners to make environmentally-friendly energy-focused improvements to their homes with a financial incentive. Find out everything you need to know about the Green Homes Grant here.

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Which suppliers offer green energy plans?

Saveonenergy shows you which suppliers offer green energy tariffs. Compare renewable deals and switch supplier today.

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Houses using the Renewable Heat Incentive

What is the Renewable Heat Incentive?

Everything you need to know about the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme - what is RHI? And how do you apply?

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