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Heat Pump vs Gas Boiler

New study proves heat pumps outperform gas boilers for efficiency in freezing weather. Analysis of real-world data shows heat pumps achieve 2x gas efficiency below 0°C.

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Watered down net zero plan is bump not a road block

Griff Thomas, from leading renewables training provider, GTEC, comments on Rishi Sunak’s watered-down net zero plan.

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Griff Thomas Urges Prime Minister to Stay Committed to Net Zero Amid Climate Policy Review

GTEC MD Griff Thomas passionately defends Net Zero in the face of potential policy changes. Discover why staying the course is vital for a greener future.

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Griff Thomas discusses Octopus' clause 5.8 with Gordon Routledge from eFixx!

Griff Thomas, GTEC’s MD and one of Britain’s foremost renewables experts, discusses Octopus’ recent change to clause 5.8, which means consumers no longer need to have an MCS certified pv system to access the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG).

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Clause 5.8 - Octopus Opens up the Solar PV market with a paragraph...

Griff Thomas, MD for GTEC, discusses a simple change to Octopus Energy’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) which marks a significant shift for consumers and, potentially, electrical installers.

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No public support for Hydrogen in Ellesmere Port

It has been announced that Whitby in Ellesmere Port will not become the UK’s first ‘hydrogen village’ due to opposition from local residents. Lord Martin Callanan, Minister for Energy Efficiency and Green Finance at the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) tweeted on 10th July 2023:

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GTEC helped Michael get back on the Tools - in a new career!

It’s always lovely to hear from our candidates, to find out what they’ve gone on to do once they’ve qualified. One such is Michael Stott, of East Renewables, who came to see us at the Toolfair tradeshow recently, in Harrogate!

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Griff Thomas discusses the future of heat pumps on elemental

Griff Thomas, will be joining a panel of industry experts to discuss the future of heat pumps as part of a webinar for Elemental, the online news source and community for everything net zero.

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GTEC helps IET Update Standards on Renewables

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) works with industry experts like GTEC to update standards and provide guidance for the electrical industry and renewable technologies.

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GTEC sets up Renewables Training for SELECT

“Solar Photovoltaic (PV) and electrical battery storage are increasingly becoming a part of the modern electricians’ world,” says Jenny Cryans, Training Manager at SELECT, the trade association for the electrical contrasting industry in Scotland with around 1,250 members. The organisation delivers training courses to more than 3,500 electricians each year.

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GTEC Learner wins regional heat in Heating Installer Awards

We’re very excited to learn that one of our heat pump trainees, Nick Irlam, is regional winner for the North West in Heating Installer’s annual awards.

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All things electric at ELEX!

GTEC discuss a range of renewable’s training, including solar photovoltaics and battery storage; two complementary technologies that present an exciting growth market for electricians

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GTEC Supports Jersey in leading the way when it comes to carbon neutrality.

Discover how Jersey leads the way in reaching net zero with a ban on gas and oil boilers. GTEC provides on-island training for low carbon heating, including heat pumps, supporting Jersey's Carbon Neutral Roadmap

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New Study Shows that Heat Pumps Work Well in Cold Weather Conditions.

Discover the latest results from the Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project (EoH). Heat pumps are over three times more efficient than gas boilers, with an average seasonal performance factor of 2.8. Learn about their efficiency, performance in cold weather and potential cost benefits.

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Griff Thomas Talks All Things Solar on eFIXX TV!

Watch Griff Thomas on eFIXX TV for an insightful live interview on Solar PV and Battery Storage. Don't miss out on valuable information for reducing power bills and embracing sustainable energy.

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GTEC Partners with Highlands College to Launch Net Zero Training Facility

Funded through Jersey Government’s Retrain initiative, Highlands College has launched a net zero training facility

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Watch Griff take on the ‘Electricians Challenge’ on eFIXX TV!

GTEC’s MD appeared as a guest presenter on eFIXX providing expert insight on the challenges and opportunities of Solar PV Installation and Battery storage

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