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Ultimate Renewable Energy Business Guide: Save Money & The Planet

2022-08-11T11:39:52+00:00August 2022|

Long gone are the days when responding to environmental problems were a compromise between planet and profit for executives. In this new world, both business and the environment can win. At Zestec we have coined the phrase Energy Transition Culture, ergo, the will and drive to shift to a majority of renewable energy sources. How [...]

Greenfluencers: Who to Follow to stay at the cutting edge of Renewable Energy in the UK

2022-08-10T11:11:50+00:00August 2022|

The rise of greenfluencers has made the sustainability and renewables accessible to a wider audience. We have prepared a list of 10 of the leading climate change, renewables and sustainable business influencers for you to follow on socials, to help you stay informed with the latest developments in the UK. Green Light by The Guardian [...]

10 Countries Leading the Renewables Race

2022-08-03T09:45:37+00:00August 2022|

10 Countries Leading the Renewables Race (A list considering multiple factors and it features the United Kingdom!) Nations worldwide are powering towards a net zero future by deploying renewable energy sources on a mass scale. Innovation, ambition and a shared goal towards a greener society have earnt the nations below poling positions. These aren’t necessarily [...]

Is fully-funded on-site solar the answer to industry’s carbon problem?

2022-07-07T09:41:44+00:00July 2022|

British businesses have a got a problem. As if a pandemic, the ensuing economic slow-down, and dare I say Brexit where not enough to make any CEO want to pull the duvet over his or her head; they are also under enormous pressure from Government, suppliers, customers, and the general public to reduce their environmental [...]

Energy tipping points

2022-06-29T11:31:25+00:00June 2022|

Solar energy for business is at a positive tipping point–not just a necessity but an accessible commercial opportunity Necessity is the mother of invention Nothing generates change as swiftly as need; they say that “necessity is the mother of invention” and there is no doubt that necessity has fuelled (pardon the pun), the growth in [...]

The Green Road to Recovery

2022-06-13T08:09:38+00:00June 2022|

How and Why Adopting Renewable Infrastructure is the Key to a Post-Pandemic Britain As global economies remerge, post-pandemic Britain poses a wide range of challenges to British businesses such as staff and supply shortages. A prime example of this is the surge in energy prices amid worsening fears of supply, skyrocketing electricity tariffs countrywide. So [...]

Energy strategy isn’t just a large corporate challenge

2022-06-08T09:23:12+00:00June 2022|

A changing corporate focus The Harvard Business Review (HBR) article “Energy Strategy for the C-Suite” highlights that “sweeping environmental, social and business trends have propelled energy up the corporate agenda. But most firms still approach energy as merely a cost to be managed.” There is little doubt that energy is becoming a strategic issue for [...]

Delivering a knockout installation: Avoiding common punch list issues

2022-06-06T10:13:56+00:00June 2022|

As Zestec’s funded solar PPA projects near completion our technical team prepares a punch list; a list of any issues that need to be resolved before handover. Whilst the majority of installers deliver top-quality installations, over the years we have seen a whole range of standards. In this article, we highlight the top 5 most [...]

The profit in being green: sustainable development as a competitive strategy

2022-05-30T19:27:16+00:00May 2022|

Why do it? The energy transition has started and is accelerating at pace. Green agenda – demand for green solutions from customers/tenants with net zero/decarbonisation ambitions Insulation from high/volatile energy prices which can impact business cost-base and profitability. The days of cheap gas are gone Security and consistency of energy supply – avoid interruptions/volatility which [...]

Capex Vs PPA Funding

2022-05-30T11:40:08+00:00May 2022|

Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) and why they are an attractive alternative to the Capex option for Solar PV. Options for funding the implementation of a solar PV system have probably never been more varied for businesses around the UK. Monetising this roof-space asset is an attractive proposition for many. Not only with benefitting from reduced [...]

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