• Top 3 Green Tips August 2015

    31. August 2015
    As part of our "Green Tips' initiative, we have gathered the top 3 green tips for the month of August.
  • Top 3 Green Tips July 2015

    31. July 2015
    As part of our "Green Tips' initiative, we have gathered the top 3 green tips for the month of July.
  • Top 5 Renewable Energy Projects Under Construction in the UK in 2016

    31. March 2016
    This post provides data from the largest renewable energy projects currently under development in the UK for different energy sources in an easy-to-read infographic.
  • 4 Reasons Behind the Rise of Renewables

    31. March 2016
    This post explains the main reasons behind the current rise of renewables even though the price of oil has been relatively lower compared to previous years.
  • Green Tips June 2015

    30. June 2015
    As part of our "Green Tips' initiative, we have gathered the top 3 green tips and for the month of June. We have reached out to numerous candidates in the green energy field and have selected what we considered were the best green suggestions.
  • Find a Green Energy Tariff vol. 2

    30. April 2014
    Have you invested in a renewable energy source installation lately or are you about to invest? Did you know that you can get back some of the money you have spent on this technology?
  • Sustainable Construction: Zoom on 5 Green Materials Widely Used Nowadays

    28. May 2015
    Are you interested in building a sustainable house but you don’t know which materials to choose? Find here an overview of the different green materials that you can think of when building your house. But first, let us remind you of what is a sustainable construction before going deeper into the subject.
  • The Renewable Heat Incentive Application Guide

    27. June 2014
    To avoid disappointment from switching to green heating system, I recommend that you carefully consider the pros and cons with regards to your particular case.
  • How Much Can I Save With Solar Water Heating?

    27. May 2015
    We often think about solar panels when it comes to solar energy. However, another system is gaining more popularity nowadays and it concerns solar water heating.
  • Solar Trade Association

    26. June 2015
    The solar trade association (STA) is an organization working to promote the benefits of solar energy. Since 1978 STA has succeeded in making the adoption of solar easy and profitable for domestic and commercial users.
  • Good News For The Green Energy Sector

    26. March 2015
    Renewable sources of energy are breaking records in the UK and carbon emissions are dropping considerably.
  • Top 50 Environmental Sites 2014

    25. November 2014
    Read our ranking for those sites in the environmental field that have stand out this year.
  • TOP 60 Green Websites 2015

    25. September 2015
    A few years ago pioneering sites began spreading knowledge about what being environmentally friendly really means, and have led the way for many more to come. Now, the internet is full of green websites covering all aspects of life. We have compiled a list of 60 of our favorites, divided in three categories: fashion, food and entrepreneurs. Congratulations to all of the winners!
  • Solar PV Calculator

    25. June 2015
    Before using a solar calculator you will need to measure the size of your roof in order to calculate the available area where the panels will be installed. Once you have calculated your approximate roof area then you need to divide this by 10, to calculate the size of your solar panel system in kW.
  • Find a Green Energy Tariff vol. 1

    25. April 2014
    Read about most of the green energy tariffs available in United Kingdom for 2014 below.
  • Why Choose MCS Approved Installers?

    24. September 2015
    If you won't settle for anything but the best when it comes to your green energy products, MCS approved installers are a must. Here is why.
  • How Popular Are Solar Panels in the UK?

    24. August 2015
    Did you know that the UK is installing solar panels faster than any other european country? Here are some facts and figures about the country's solar revolution.
  • Biofuels, The New Key Player in Renewable Energy

    24. July 2015
    You have probably already heard it one day in the media or in your entourage. Biofuels represent a new trend in the renewable sector that gets bigger every day due to the fundamental changes it implies in the sector. Indeed, new ways of traveling, living and working arise thanks to the appearance of biofuels. But what does this notion really implies?
  • Flexible Solar Panels

    24. June 2015
    Among the characteristics of flexible solar panels can be included their lightweight and versatile nature, which makes them very portable, beneficial for transporting wherever desired. More so, flexible panels are capable of being rolled and folded, something which conventional solar panels cannot accomplish because of their rigidity.
  • Pursuing Career in Renewable Energy Sector

    24. April 2015
    Renewable energy has become one of the boom industries over the past decade, due to technological innovations and the ongoing need for alternative solutions.
  • Why Solar Panels Are A Must-Have Nowadays

    24. March 2015
    Learn with a very brief summary how solar panels work, what are the different incentives to invest in such technology, and what you need to do as first steps into solar energy.
  • The Heatwave: A Reason To Invest In Renewables?

    23. July 2015
    While there has been no cold records broken since 1916, there have been 25 monthly heat records since the year 2000. However, those countries most affected by the increasing temperatures still have a lot of potential to untap in the field of renewable sources of energy.
  • Europe's Solar Future

    23. April 2015
    The European Parliament has established that by 2021 every new building will have to meet low energy consumption standards.
  • What Is HETAS?

    22. August 2014
    Read this blog to find out what programmes has the UK government established in order to tackle the issue of CO2 emissions.
  • Water Power: An Under-Exploited Resource

    22. June 2015
    This Blue energy is released when fresh and salty water meet. It has the capability to power our homes. But how can we exploit this natural effect?
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Cells

    22. June 2015
    In the UK, there is a strong focus on green energy and especially solar cells, which can contribute to lowering CO2 emissions in everyday life, while minimizing your electricity bill. More so, if you have excess electricity from your solar panels, you can sell this back to the national grid.
  • The Green Deal - All You Need To Know

    21. July 2014
    Learn about one of the UK's biggest projects to meet its green energy targets.
  • Rethinking Waste Management

    Rethinking Waste Management

    21. April 2015
    We are constantly polluting the Earth more and more by being inadequate when it comes to managing our resources, such as food. We end up throwing away too much of it and, ultimately it damages our planet.
  • Solar Energy in UK Corporations

    21. April 2015
    Solar energy has seen a rise among UK corporations. Through installing solar panel systems on commercial rooftops, companies can benefit from solar energy as well.
  • Solar Panels: An Investment for The Future

    19. August 2015
    How do solar panels work? What's their price? Is it a smart investment? Get the answers for all of it here.
  • Evaporation Energy

    19. June 2015
    What has not received so much attention is water, more specifically water evaporation and the possibility of this being researched for electricity production.
  • Electric Fires: Why Would You Buy One?

    19. June 2015
    With the latest developments in the field of visual graphics, home design and energy efficiency, the electric fire appliances which once used to be bulky, expensive and simply unattractive, are gradually replacing the conventional fireplaces
  • Solar Energy and Global Warming

    18. September 2015
    Climate change is a reality that is likely to affect many aspects of our life. Solar energy is no exception, but scientists have made surprising predictions about the nature of these effects.
  • The Effects of Paper Coffee Cups on The Environment

    18. June 2015
    Paper coffee cups are non-recyclable, which means they have serious effects on our environment. Here you can learn more about it!
  • Earth Day, April 22

    17. March 2015
    Every year on 22nd of April, more than a billion of people take action for Earth Day. Persons from Tokyo to New York, from Paris to Moscow, from Johannesburg to Barnet, gather to tidy up their communities, plant trees, get in touch with their officials, turn off their lights and all unnecessary electricity consuming appliances. All this in order to preserve the environment.
  • Disposal and Recycling of Photovoltaic Solar Panels

    16. November 2015
    Although solar panels are popular for being a green source of energy, once criticism is that solar panels themselves are contaminating. Good news is that they can be recycled.
  • How are Solar Panels Made?

    16. September 2015
    Different production methods are employed to make solar panels, and they have an impact on their price and efficiency. Here's how it works.
  • Want to Be the Next Green Tourist?

    16. August 2015
    There is always something positive you can do for the planet, even while you are on holidays! To do so, you need to analyze your habits as a tourist and spot what could be improved in your behavior.
  • Compare Your Possible Energy Solutions

    16. July 2014
    In this table we list a lot of the advantages and disadvantages associated with different energy solutions.
  • How to Calculate Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)?

    16. July 2014
    Do you want to find out, how you calculate the renewable heat incentitive? Then read along!
  • How to Save Money on Your Energy Bills?

    15. July 2015
    Are you paying too much compared to the energy used in your household? Find here some easy tips to help you save money!
  • How to Road Trip with Solar Energy

    15. June 2017
    Nowadays, Solar Energy goes beyond providing benefits for you at home. It's technology has reached a stage, that even brings value to our journeys and travels. Get inspired!
  • DIY Solar Panels

    15. June 2015
    Solar panels have increased drastically in popularity, as more people want to self-sustain their household with the electricity demands. To make solar panels more affordable for everyone in the UK, the government has set up several financial incentives among which are the Green Deal and Feed In Tariff.
  • Portable Solar Panels

    15. June 2015
    Solar Panels for households and businesses have become a very common sight in the UK. Entire neighborhoods can be seen decorated with solar systems, as more people benefit from financial incentives which lower the cost of these. However, one niche has not been filled yet, transporting solar panels anywhere with ease. Until now.
  • Micro Solar Cells

    15. May 2015
    Solar Cell technology research and development has resulted in numerous breakthroughs. One of these is the micro solar cells, of which the name refers to, are small solar cells with the capability of absorbing larger amounts of light than other solar cells.
  • Solar Panels For Homes Are Becoming More Affordable

    15. April 2015
    If your excuse to avoid investing in solar panels was their high price, then it's time to reconsider your choice. Domestic solar panel prices have dropped considerably in the past years.
  • The Rise of Wind Energy

    14. July 2015
    Wind energy is the energy resulting from wind force that is found on the Earth's surface. Exploited, it can be transformed into mechanical energy for pumping water, for example, or milling wheat using running wind mills.
  • Solar Farms

    14. April 2015
    Solar Farms may be the solution to reducing the UK’s reliance on overseas fossil fuel imports. As part of the EU’s renewable energy initiative, the UK relies on solar power to meet its set 15% renewable energy target by 2020.
  • Some Good Reasons to Use Solar Panels

    13. October 2015
    Increased saving and lower carbon emissions are two of the main positive aspects attached to incorporating solar panels to your home. However, there are other advantages not less important, like job creation and the benefits to the local economy.
  • Wind Energy

    13. April 2015
    Find out how UK excels concerning wind energy.
  • Make Your Home Your Solar Powered Castle

    11. August 2015
    Although having been criticized for low efficiency and high cost, solar panels have shown to be beneficial and a wise investment even in the UK.
  • 10 Ways to Save Energy when Leaving your House for Holiday

    11. August 2015
    When leaving for a holiday break, you often tend to plan perfectly your stay: accommodation, restaurants, sightseeing... but you forget what you leave behind when going to an exotic place: you home.
  • Solar Lights

    11. June 2015
    Solar energy products are diversifying as the industry continues to grow worldwide. One of the sought out solar products are solar lights. With these lights, you don’t have to pay for electricity and even more, no installation of wiring is needed.
  • 100% Solar-Powered House

    11. June 2015
    Click here to find out more about the first ever 100% Solar Powered House in the UK. The house is a state of at establishment that is entirely self-sustainable.
  • Installing Your Own Heat Pump

    10. June 2015
    After purchasing a heat pump, one can set the units up on their own. This part is not technical and does not require a permit, and will save money in the installation process if the unit is already mounted in its place when the certified technician comes to install it.
  • Harvesting Sunshine in the Most Revolutionary Way

    08. December 2015
    Read about the new advances in this revolutionizing technology.
  • Solar Collector

    08. July 2015
    A solar collector is an installation that captures solar energy contained from sunlight and converts it into heat.Since almost the entire spectrum of solar radiation is used to produce heat, these collectors efficiency is around 60% to 75%.
  • 2015 Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the UK: Good News for the Planet

    08. June 2015
    According to the Kyoto Protocol treaty, the United Kingdom needs to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions - carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, sulfur hexafluoride, nitrogen trifluoride- by 2020.
  • Top 50 Green Market Movers of 2016

    08. March 2016
    The growth of social awareness of the environment and how we impact it is an undeniable fact. But do we know who's responsible of that trend? The best green promoters on lifestyle, travel, technology, fashion and food in 2016 have been awarded by GreenMatch. Congratulations to all of them!
  • How To Make Money By Going Green?

    07. November 2014
    Reducing your energy consumption and switching to green sources of energy will not only reduce your carbon footprint but also save you some money.
  • Our Favorite Green Instagrams

    07. September 2015
    Find out who we love on Instagram and follow them for the best green tips!
  • Insulation - Why Is It Important?

    05. August 2014
    Before investing in any green source of energy, you should make sure that your house is properly insulated and hence is as energy efficient as it can be. Read here why this is so important.
  • A Guide to Increase the Energy Efficiency in your Home

    04. August 2015
    At GreenMatch we decided to simplify your life by listing the measures you can take to make your house more energy efficient and cut your energy bill.
  • UK Renewable Energy: Facts & Stats

    04. August 2014
    In this Blog Post you will get an introduction to some numbers regarding UK's renewable energy and also some ideas you can implement to collaborate with the country's green targets.
  • Solar Roof Tiles

    04. June 2015
    Solar roof tiles are small solar panels which have the appearance of roof tiles. Albeit they are not the same as normal roof tiles, however their small size offer a less intrusive look than regular solar panels.
  • How to Apply for the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT)?

    02. December 2014
    Learn about the requirements and the documentation you need to be elegible and receive Feed-in-Tariff payments.
  • What is the MCS?

    02. December 2014
    Learn more about the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), its principles and the requirements to be a certified installer.
  • What is the Difference Between Solar Panels and Solar Water Heaters?

    What is the Difference Between Solar Panels and Solar Water Heaters?

    02. September 2015
    Find out about how these two systems work, what they have in common and what makes them different.
  • All You Need To Know About The Boiler Replacement Allowance

    02. June 2015
    Created by the Ministry of Social Development, this system allows UK owners to change their old boiling system for a new one, thanks to allowance earnings.
  • Top 3 Green Tips May 2015

    01. June 2015
    As part of our "Green Tips' initiative, we have gathered the top 3 green tips and for the month of May. We have reached out to numerous candidates in the green energy field and have selected what we considered were the best green suggestions.