It was never more important to keep renewable energy in the focus of our parliament. We have heard plans for net zero carbon for the UK which is a fantastic endeavour. However, it will only happen with government backing and my current focus is on helping domestic installs with appropriate incentives. Installed Solar
Are you a glass half-empty or half-full sort of person? Which type are you? (Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay) How you are enormously changes how you receive information. I recently listened to an episode of Analysis on BBC Radio 4, and I was left feeling some real optimism about our climate future.
Receiving a testimonial from a customer is always special. It takes time and effort to write one, and we all have busy lives. What made this particularly special is that it was from an installation that had not gone smoothly. Issues arose that took time and energy to resolve, and patience on the part of our
We were lucky to be invited to take part in the Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire’s Entrepreneurs Challenge at the Hertfordshire County Show last week. We had a great weekend seeing piglet racing and some impressive horse jumping among other things. In the Entrepreneur's tent, we had a wide selection of demo items to show people including solar
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.