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Solar and battery storage prices have dropped almost 90% in 10 years

The cost of solar power has fallen by 87%, and battery storage by 85% in the past decade, according to a new study – here’s why. Berlin-based scientific think tank Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) has released a new study in the journal Energy Research & Social Science in which the researchers compared

Octopus launches new solar and battery optimisation smart tariff

Octopus Energy has announced the launch of a new smart tariff aimed at consumers with domestic solar and battery storage. The company says the tariff could unlock more than £450 of savings per year for consumers and help to balance the grid. ‘Intelligent Octopus Flux’ (IOF) will offer the same rate for both importing and

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

Last year sees 114% increase in MCS certified domestic solar installations

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), has released its latest data showing that 130,596 solar photovoltaic (PV) systems were installed in UK homes last year – a 114% rise from 2021. This figure made up the majority of the total 163,341 MCS certified installations, marking the highest annual deployment since 2015, which saw 200,000 installations. The

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