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
[We have the pleasure to publish here an article from one of our customers, Peter Cittern, describing how he expanded his PowerBanx home storage system:
BEIS – The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has unveiled a scheme to replace the export tariff which expires at the end of March 2019.
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.