Hot on the tails of the end of the Feed-In-Tariff, news was announced that the Solar VAT level will rise from 5% to 20% on 1st October. This means that all domestic Solar or Solar and Battery installations will experience a price rise of about 15%. This starts to make the economics marginal and will
My Home Power Station... I do enjoy seeing where my energy is going. I just grabbed a quick snapshot of my Solarman energy app and am delighted to see my generation is picking up. My home array is west facing, so it is always late in the day that it starts to build towards its
At the end of March I was seized by a sudden yearning to clean my solar panels. They were installed 10 years ago and have never been cleaned. The are on a garage roof, so quite accessible, and on the evening of 31st March I took my power washer and set to. My west
During a recent installation of a large off-grid capable solar and battery system, I took my camera along and recorded progress, as this video shows. The installed panels are LG 365W panels so this gives a total of 5.1 kWp. Notice the moment when the anti-pigeon netting is installed around the panels.
I tire quickly of the simplification of politics in which everyone is left or right. The reality of my life is that there are policies in nearly all political parties that I like, as well as those I hate.