The energy bills crisis has prompted a big rise in demand for solar panels.
Just over 3,000 solar installations are being carried out every week, according to trade association Solar Energy UK, up from 1,000 a week in July 2020.
One provider said this month it had seen enquiries about solar panels rise tenfold.
“More solar panels are being put on British roofs than ever before,” said Chris Hewett, chief executive of Solar Energy UK.
The fact that renewable energy helps protect the planet has always made it an attractive option.
The way they work is simple: the panels absorb sunlight through photovoltaic cells which convert it into electricity that can be flowed through your home, or into a battery.
The process significantly reduces the amount of electricity you will need from the network.
People who have successfully installed solar panels report saving hundreds of pounds on electricity bills.
But they are not the answer for everyone, as installing them means an upfront investment of thousands of pounds and you’ll need the right type of property.
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