News

12 February 2018

Decerna to accept SolarCoin cryptocurrency

NDE will now accept SolarCoin as payment for delegates on the accredited PV Installation and Maintenance course (Level 3)

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8 June 2017

Funded training to upskill North East heating engineers into heat pump installers

Decerna (NDE) is offering 100% funded accredited heat pump training courses to North East based heating engineers

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17 May 2017

Fully funded renewable energy training for heating engineers and electricans

Decerna is now offering 100% funded accredited renewable energy training in heat pumps, solar thermal and photovoltaics

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26 June 2015

Walk in session for plumbers and electricians as part of Solar Independence Day

For Solar Independence Day, Decerna will hold an afternoon session for plumbers and electricians who want to move into installing pv and solar thermal

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3 February 2015

UK’s first accredited heat metering course developed

Decerna has worked with DECC, Ofgem and industry to develop an accredited heat metering course

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1 February 2015

British Standards release new BS5918 Code of Practice for Solar Heating

Decerna have assisted in the development of the new code of practice for solar heating

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1 February 2015

Funded renewable energy training for North East businesses

Decerna are providing a range of fully funded renewable energy training courses for businesses based in North East England. Training includes industry standard courses on the installation and maintenance of technologies (photovoltaics, solar thermal, heat pump and biomass), introductions to technologies, and community energy courses. The courses are offered to small-medium sized businesses (<250 employees) […]

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30 January 2015

Regional Growth Fund supports training & testing

Decerna have received a grant from the Regional Growth Fund to support renewable energy testing and training

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19 September 2014

Free renewable energy training event in Northumberland

Decerna are offering a fully funded training session on renewable energy to new SMEs based in SE Northumberland.

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6 August 2014

Decerna updates off grid PV system

NDE worked with The Whiteburnshank Trust on a 2kWp PV array for the Whiteburnshank cente

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4 March 2014

75% funded places available on heat pump and solar thermal courses

Delegates can receive up to 75% off the cost of Decerna’s LOGIC solar thermal and heat pump training courses, under a scheme funded by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

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4 November 2013

Reducing residents bills through training housing associations in renewable energy

New courses to teach housing associations how to ensure residents use renewable energy system to their maximum benefit

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25 October 2013

Completion of major fuel poverty alleviation project

Major fuel poverty project improves 322 hard to treat homes in North East England

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14 September 2013

Dissemination event for fuel poverty project

Dissemination event for our major fuel poverty alleviation project on 10/10/13 in Newcastle

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10 June 2013

Renewable energy training courses summer sale

Reduced costs and 3 for 2 offer on our wide range of renewable energy training courses, ranging from financial and design to installation and maintenance courses.

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23 May 2013

South Shields leads the way in sustainable housing with award hat-trick

The UK’s first carbon negative social housing development, Sinclair Meadows, has won not one but three coveted housing awards.

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7 January 2013

Green Deal: The Facts

Decerna are presenting a free seminar offering an independent view on the Green Deal for small businesses. This will include impartial expert advice on the details of the new scheme, and look at how businesses can benefit.

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5 December 2012

Decerna to be part of six month electric vehicle trial

Decerna has taken on a 100% electric Peugeot iOn as a pool car through the Switch EV Project. This will provide valuable data on the usage and operation of electric vehicles.

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18 October 2012

UK first: Carbon negative community unveiled

Sinclair Meadows, the UK’s first carbon negative social housing scheme has been unveiled in South Tyneside by not-for-profit housing provider Four Housing Group. Decerna were heavily involved in the early design stage of the project.

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4 September 2012

Fuel poverty project improves 53 homes in Northumberland

Residents in Cowpen, Blyth, Northumberland have received energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy technologies to their refurbished homes

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8 August 2012

Funded renewable energy training for North East SMEs

Decerna providing business support and skills development to North East based SMEs

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8 August 2012

Technical support for engineering companies

Between January and March 2012 Narec provided two days of technical support and advice related to the offshore wind industry to 14 companies in Middlesbrough

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19 July 2012

Energy improvements to South Shields homes to lift residents out of fuel poverty

Residents from Marsden, South Shields have this week opened their newly refurbished homes to show-off energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy technologies

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3 July 2012

Renewable energy training for the unemployed

Decerna provided various renewable and low carbon technology courses for the unemployed in Newcastle

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