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Climate change will increase the value of solar panels

As the world grapples with the increasing impacts of climate change, the allure of residential rooftop solar panels is set to rise, potentially increasing in value by up to 19 percent by the century’s end. Experts at the University of Michigan, leading a new study, have examined the expected increase in solar panel value. They

#273: Systemic jeopardy

THE COMING FINANCIAL CRASH One question, above all others, has dominated our recent discussions here. This is the issue of whether the financial system will fracture as the underlying “real” or material economy inflects from growth into contraction. Has some kind of chaotic reset – either contractionary or hyperinflationary – become inevitable? Are we –

Do solar panels work on cloudy days?

Solar panels continue to generate clean, renewable electricity even on gloomy days. This is good news, considering few places in the world enjoy dazzling sunshine all year round. But how do solar panels work when it’s cloudy, what effect does this have on generation, and how do we build solar projects to make them as efficient

12 Smart Gadgets You Didn’t Know Existed

While it's easy to be amused by technology-averse family members complaining that smart tech "gets everywhere these days," there's more than a hint of truth to that statement. No longer is the smart home limited to voice assistants or color-changing light bulbs — now almost every household device can be made smarter to some degree.

Report: UK solar hotspots revealed

New research by Independent Advisor shows that UK solar hotspots installations has increased by over 37% in the last year. Over 1.7 million domestic homes have had the technology installed, and the overall number of solar panels in the UK increased by a third from 2022 to 2023. Katharine Allison, energy-saving expert at Independent

Green UK households use 55% less imported energy, says ECIU

Research from the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) has found that green UK households which use heat pumps and electric vehicles (EVs) use less imported energy. A typical household using a gas boiler and petrol car will be dependent on imports for almost 70% of its energy, equivalent to 17MWh a year. A

Domestic Battery Storage Systems Powerful Decision

As domestic battery storage systems become increasingly prevalent in UK homes, enquiries about their usage and functionality are on the rise. This article aims to address crucial questions that may emerge, equipping agents with valuable information to provide informed responses to potential customers.What is a battery storage system?Domestic Battery Storage Systems store surplus electricity, harnessed

Long Range EV Boom Arrived And In Full Swing

I’m contemplating an electric car but am worried about long range EV as I do a lot of driving for work – are they worth it for longer distance? The short answer is yes, absolutely. The longer answer is that there are developments happening constantly in the electric vehicle (EV) world and recently there’s

Why Solar Photovoltaic Systems Have Captivated The UK

For every 25 buildings in the UK, you will be able to spot Solar Photovoltaic Systems and according to Solar Energy UK, rooftop solar power installations doubled in a year (2023). There is a solar revolution and it is becoming increasingly popular, not just for homeowners, but businesses too. Businesses are discovering the benefits, such

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