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Renewables on the rise


In 2015 the UK saw a 25% rise in renewable energy investments with more homes being powered by nature than ever before. Between 2008 and 2015, the percentage of electricity from renewables grew from around 5% to over 20%.

Following the recent extension of the Government Energy Company Obligation consultation (ECO) into 2022 it is more important than ever that we act now to secure our future by investing in smarter renewable technologies. By doing so new build and refurbished housing will be more energy efficient, thus reducing carbon emissions, saving the environment and benefitting your tenants through lower energy bills.

New and renewable energy systems may at first appear expensive, but ‘whole life cost’ assessments can often demonstrate their real value. Often making the decision to invest in the most suitable renewable technologies for your low carbon energy project can be daunting with the overwhelming choice of products and providers on the market.

“The are still some strong opportunities ahead with ECO which can support renewables and it is exciting that social housing can benefit. But more changes are to come and we strongly recommend that expert advice is taken now so that opportunities aren’t lost,” Says Siobonne Brewster from Cenergist.

Here is how PfH can help.

Our fully certified suppliers awarded on the PfH Renewables & Energy Efficiency Works & Associated Consultancy services framework can provide free, independent and impartial advice on the best technology solutions for Members as well as guidance on source funding and grants.

Project specifications are scoped to meet your individual requirements and quality is assured during implementation. The scope of this agreement includes the supply and install of renewable technologies covering all regions of England, Wales & Scotland:

  • Solar PV
  • Solar thermal
  • Air source pumps
  • Biomass boilers
  • District heating systems
  • Micro combined heat and power solutions 


The consultancy services will support our Members to make sound decisions, reduce both cost and risk ensuring you get the financial, technical, environmental and social outcomes you require.

This market leading offering provides choice, expertise, long term quality and most importantly value for money. PfH with the expertise of our suppliers are already helping our Members move towards this change for a more secure future.


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