UK Government: 0% VAT Announced for Solar Panels

Rishi Sunak VAT removed solar panels

THE CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced that he will be scrapping 5% VAT for ‘homeowners who have solar panels, heat pumps and insulation installed’ – “they will pay zero”. These changes will come into effect April 2022 and last for five years, until 2027.

Nord Stream 2 Cancelled – Is Solar the Solution?

Depending on where you align yourself, you’ll either be celebrating or mourning the indefinite shelving of Nord Stream 2; or you’ll be none-the-wiser about the situation and its energy price impact that it has. Let’s break down the effect that the cancellation of the Gazprom gas pipeline will have on the European energy market.

UK Energy Crisis, Russia & Renewable Energy

Energy Crisis UK, MBT T80 Tank, Solar Panels

Britain is currently experiencing an energy crisis, unlike anything seen before. But how does Russia have anything to do with it, and can renewable energy be the answer to a solution?

Is Bitcoin a Planet Killer?

Throughout the lockdowns of the last two years, people have been somewhat obsessed with cryptocurrency. Some of us got into baking, walking and reading, others got into trading and investment; especially crypto – namely, Bitcoin. Nobody however, truly understands the impact that cryptocurrency has on the environment and climate change – that’s why we’ve invited veteran Creative Director and Crypto Investor, Robin Barrow to join us in an exclusive interview on this climate issue.

An Interview with David Draper on Green Energy

Green Energy: An Interview with David Draper Here’s what the Energy Point CEO is saying about Climate Change It is clear that Climate Change is the biggest threat to society, the economy and even humanity as we know it – trumping the threat of nuclear war, disease or terrorism. Today (16th December), I interview David […]

Energy Point to Invest £100k into Local Community

Our company has been operating out of the Castleford local area now for over 20 years. In those twenty years, we’ve only been able to build our company to where it is today with the support and help of our local community. We’re one of the biggest employers in the town, employing over 100 people over the last 12 months and using local services and businesses.

Climate Change directly Impacts Gender Inequality

To some, identifying link between Climate Change and Gender Inequality could be seen as some sort of virtue signalling – “how can increasing temperatures possibly affect women more than men?”. To fully understand this insight, you’ll need to view the issue from global point of view – you need to take the Western-tinted glasses off and look at the wider picture.

How Renewable Energy Can Stop the Refugee Crisis

From Donald Trump’s Mexico-US wall, the UK’s asylum seekers arriving in boats across the English channel and now the crisis at the Poland-Belarus border – the world seems fixated on the migration of humans. We know war and economy are key drivers of migration, but what about climate change? Energy Point have explored the effects of climate change on migration in this report and what we can do to stem it’s rapid growth.

What is COP26? | Everything You Need to Know

Modern bridge over a river in Glasgow city, Scotland.

You must have heard of it by now – ‘COP26’ – it stands for UN Climate Change ‘Conference of Parties’ and the 26 stands for which annual meeting it is. It’s COP26 this year, because it’s the 26th year the event has taken place.

The Future of Energy in Britain

Boris Johnson, Prime Minster speaks at COP26

Britain is fast accelerating the race to become a net-zero carbon emissions country by 2050 and renewable energy solutions are part of that journey. Read this article to learn more about the different type of green energy solutions