Power Generation

Lidl commits to installing solar on all new stores as it targets carbon neutrality

By |2021-07-29T17:04:00+00:00July 29th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar, Solar and Battery|

Supermarket chain Lidl GB has announced that it will be installing solar panels on all new stores as part of a new commitment to be carbon neutral by 2022. This brings it in line with wider commitments made by the Schwarz Group, and will see the discounter aim to reduce its CO2 emissions from

UK ranked sixth in the world for solar and wind generation

By |2021-07-23T10:43:33+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery, Wind|

The UK has been ranked sixth in the world for solar and wind power generation, according to thinktank Ember's Global Electricity Review. Around the world, the renewable technologies produced 2,435TWh in 2020, or almost a tenth of the world’s electricity. As such they’ve doubled since 2015, when they generated 1083TWh or 5% of the

Climate change: How can you make your home eco-friendly?

By |2021-07-10T13:18:50+00:00July 16th, 2021|Battery Storage, Electric Cars, Energy and Climate Change, Home Battery, News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

With new homes being built with eco-friendly design in mind, older properties can prove the worst offenders when it comes to their carbon footprint. But making alterations to your existing home can be costly, running into hundreds or even thousands of pounds. So, how can homeowners make their properties kinder to the environment while keeping

Britain’s power system on track for zero carbon periods by 2025, ESO says

By |2021-07-09T15:24:01+00:00July 9th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, National Grid, News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery, Wind|

Britain's electricity system will be capable of being powered solely by zero carbon sources of power by 2025 for periods at a time, National Grid ESO has said. Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in November, the operator has released new analysis that shows the system will be capable of running free of fossil fuels

Fully Charged Sept 3-5 2021 – Preview with Robert Llewelyn

By |2021-06-25T10:34:42+00:00June 25th, 2021|Battery Storage, Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Fully Charged Live, Power Generation, Solar, Solar and Battery|

I was delighted to hear TV's favourite robot, Kryten (from Red Dwarf), giving us the go ahead for the Fully Charged Live Event this Autumn from 3rd to 5th Sept. At Tanjent we are going to be there all weekend with our own stand. It is a great chance to meet you face to face and

How Does Solar Battery Storage Work?

By |2021-05-29T11:03:28+00:00June 7th, 2021|Battery Storage, News, Power Generation, Solar and Battery|

Solar battery storage (commonly referred to as solar+storage) is a booming industry. When pairing solar panels with battery storage, homeowners can store excess electricity produced by their solar panels in order to expand their options for how they use their solar energy—and how they can profit from it. Solar battery storage allows them to rely

Wind power once again smashes generation record as gusty weather continues

By |2021-05-29T11:03:41+00:00June 4th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Wind|

Wind generation has once again smashed its previous record, with blustery weather on Friday 21 May driving it to a new peak of 17.7GW between 3.30-4:30pm. This just scraped past the previous record, set on the wet bank holiday Monday 3 May at 3.30pm when it hit 17.6GW, according to National Grid ESO. This in

Tanjent now include Aerial Surveys for Solar Panels

By |2021-05-07T15:19:02+00:00May 7th, 2021|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Fully Charged Live, Installation, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Roof, Scaffolding, Solar, Solar and Battery, Solar Panel, Solaredge|

We have been having a lot of fun recently since we have added a new tool to our repertoire - a pro drone with high definition video and still camera. We use this both before and after a solar installation and it gives enormous benefits: A close up view of innaccessible roof areas. A

Green – or envious? The winners and losers in Britain’s climate change plan

By |2021-04-30T13:16:34+00:00April 30th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

The tougher target for carbon reduction could dramatically reshape the fortunes of several industries – for better or worse Boris Johnson’s plan to accelerate the UK’s climate ambitions over the next 15 years, revealed last week, will hasten progress towards a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The new target – to cut the UK’s carbon emissions

The site of a former coal mine in Britain is being fitted with a solar farm and battery storage

By |2021-04-10T10:17:14+00:00April 12th, 2021|News, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

A coal mine turned waste depot in the northeast of England is to undergo a retrofit that will utilize a range of sustainable technologies and design features, with those behind the project hoping over 1,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide will be saved annually thanks to the changes. The £8.3 million ($11.37 million) project to

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