What Grants and Incentives are Available for Solar Panels?

The biggest reason most people get solar panels is to save money on their electricity costs. In addition, however, there are some good incentives and grants available to help with the costs of installing solar and we will cover them here. Solar Panel Incentives The main incentives available in the UK to help with

Zappi Solar EV Charge Point – Installation

We install a lot of solar and home battery systems and many customers ask us to install an electric vehicle (EV) charge point at the same time. It's a natural fit, of course, as it's well known that many people will install solar then later buy an EV. The opposite is also true, with

GivEnergy All in One Home Battery System Review and Specs

GivEnergy All in One We have been installing GivEnergy battery systems for quite a few years and have generally found them to be effective and value for money. Like most of the other systems we install they have consisted of separate inverters and batteries. For some time, however, we have heard of the launch

How Much Does It Cost To Get Solar Panels?

There has never been a better time to get solar panels on your roof, as the cost of the panels decreases and the price of electricity supplied to your house increases. At Tanjent we get a lot of enquiries from people in the UK wanting solar panels and, of course, the first question usually

Can Any Electrician Install Solar Panels?

People often want to know who can install solar panels, and whether it is necessary to use a fully certified company such as ours to do an installation. We'll cover this question in detail here, breaking it down by general electrical requirements, and specific solar requirements. Unloading solar panels ready to install (Image:

Solar Panel and Home Battery Fire Safety

At Tanjent we love helping customers save money on their electricity bills, and reduce their carbon footprint, by installing solar panels and storage batteries. However, it is important to bear in mind that installing solar PV panels on building rooftops can introduce new risks to the building and occupants. Fire resulting from electrical faults is

What Are The Benefits of Using an MCS Certified Solar Installer?

We recently completed our MCS assessment and will be going through the process again next year - so why do we go to all that trouble? Well, because MCS, like RECC, is good for our customers. What is MCS? MCS is a standards organisation that certifies low-carbon products and installations used to produce electricity

Benefits of the Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC)

We have been members of the Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) for some time now. Through RECC we provide a two year workmanship guarantee that is transferable to a new owner; this guarantee is also backed by an insurance scheme so you can get help even if we cease to trade.So what is RECC and

Tanjent Guide to Home Battery Maintenance

Here is our guidance on battery storage system maintenance in a typical domestic situation. It is based in part on the IET Code of Practice on Electrical Energy Storage Systems. While a battery storage system (BSS) – sometimes known as an Electrical Energy Storage System (EESS) – has few, if any, moving parts and

Tanjent Guide to Solar PV System Maintenance

Here is our guidance on solar PV maintenance in a typical domestic situation. It is based in part on the IET Code of Practice on Grid-Connected Solar Photovoltaic Systems.While solar PV systems have few if any moving parts and are generally low maintenance, Tanjent recommends that customers make themselves familiar with the main elements of

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