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  Fuel shortages, energy price rises, a worldwide pandemic, all following Brexit. Each of these could be described as “black swan” events; but is the current spike in wholesale gas prices really a one-off event? The well-reported rise in wholesale gas prices and their impact on wholesale electricity prices, whilst unprecedented in magnitude, is actually...

In the past few years, there have been several power outages worldwide, disrupting business operations and raising a discussion about the reliability and resilience of grid-supplied energy. In the UK, many take energy for granted, failing to consider how an increase or decrease in normal demand may influence supply. As demand continues to rise and...

At OnGen, we examine the feasibility of a range of renewable energy technologies every day. We understand that not everyone may have this in-depth knowledge, so our latest blog post series will help anyone understand and learn about the most common renewable technologies. First up, solar!   Solar PV (photovoltaic) is a mature renewable technology...

What is the RHI? The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) was a domestic and non-domestic government incentive to help organisations and homeowners meet the costs of installing onsite renewable heat technologies. In this piece, we are focussing on renewable heat for non-domestic properties. Multiple onsite, renewable and low-carbon heating technologies were included in the non-domestic scheme...

With COP26 on the horizon and the green recovery on everyone’s minds, OnGen has had a busy few months. Read our updates in our latest newsletter below. Now is a great time to start your business’ renewable journey; our desk-based feasibility assessment software can be used from the safety of your home. Please contact us...

We are delighted to announce that Judith Halkerston, Chair of OnGen, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honors list 2021 for her services to The Digital Economy.   Judith has been typically gracious in discussing this, although she commented, “I am incredibly honoured and humbled to have been given this accolade. Having...

As we start 2021, it can be tempting to leave behind the horrors of 2020. In 2020, we saw the spread of coronavirus across the world, impacting individuals’ and communities’ lives across the board. Coronavirus has not only affected human life, with influences penetrating our natural world. We explored how coronavirus has impacted the environment...

With net-zero targets getting closer and the green recovery on everyone’s minds, OnGen has had a busy few months. Read our updates in our latest newsletter below. Now is a great time to start your business’ renewable journey; our desk-based feasibility assessment software can be used from the safety of your home. Please contact us...