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Renewable energy

The following pages aim to give you a little information about renewable technologies. Most people are aware of solar and wind power but do you know the difference between a photovoltaic panel and an evacuated tube? Or have you ever heard of heat pumps? If not and you are considering using renewable technology then read on!

Evacuated tube solar panel

Feed in Tariffs

Following the introduction of the 'Feed in-Tariffs', the Government backed measure to make it worth your while to produce renewable technologies - you can now be paid for every kWH of electricity your system produces. For more information on the Feed in Tariff programme, please see the information on the Energy Saving Trust's website.

Renewable energy

Please use the main menu to find more pages on the importance of energy efficiency, choosing the right renewable energy and different types of renewable energy.

Contact details

South Derbyshire District Council
Energy Officer
Civic Offices
Civic Way
Swadlincote
DE11 0AH

Tel: 01283 595974
Online: contact form
email: energy@south-derbys.gov.uk

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