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New Solar & Wind Projects Will Be Cheaper Than Coal

According to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), almost two-thirds of wind and solar projects built around the world in 2020 will be able to generate cheaper electricity than even the world’s cheapest new coal plants.  What is Happening? The report found that the falling cost of new wind farms and […]
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How To Avoid Solar Power Scammers

Today, scam calls are driving us all crazy, not to mention email inboxes full of junk. Solar panel scams can come out of nowhere, and if you’re not working with a quality solar installer, then there’s a chance that you’ll be tricked out of your hard-earned money. The idea behind solar energy is clean and […]
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Australia’s carbon emissions plummeting to lowest levels in 30 years

Pandemic put a handbrake on transport emissions and slowed economic activity, while uptake in renewables also helped drive down levels. Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions dropped last year to levels not seen in more than 30 years due mostly to the coronavirus pandemic that put a handbrake on fossil fuel burning in the transport sector and […]
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Why infrared heating is vital for winter next year?

Sick of losing heat whenever you open the door? With infrared, you can make your life that touch easier. Continue reading to learn why you should install IR this winter! As winter is getting closer and closer, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to heat your home during the colder months. Electric infrared technology […]
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6 Common Misconceptions About Solar Energy

Myth 1: Solar only works when the sun is out A common misconception about solar energy is that it only works when the sun is out. In fact, the sun’s ultraviolet light is all that solar power needs to create energy. Solar panels will create heaps of the stuff during foggy and overcast days too, as the […]
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Do Solar Panels increase the value of your property?

By having solar panels, you’ll gain a better score on your EPC, and your property will become more attractive to buyers. EPC is an Energy Performance Certificate that rates the energy efficiency of the building. The building will be given a rating between A – G.  The EPC will also include tips and the most […]
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How Electric Vehicle Owners find even more ways to save money

There are numerous ways for electric vehicle owners to save money whilst owning their vehicle, such as; EV Charging Charging your electric vehicle at home, whilst having access to an off-peak overnight electricity tariff will significantly reducing the savings cost. Another low costs option is to charge your electric vehicle at a ZeroNet network, which […]
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Here’s What it Will Take for EVs to Take Over the Car Market

BloombergNEF (BNEF), estimate that without a new economic or policy proposed by the global governments, electric vehicles and other zero-emission cars will account for 70% of new vehicle sales by 2040, up from 4% in 2020. To meet the global requirements of having zero emissions by 2050, a goal stated by Canada, the European Union, […]
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5 Troubleshooting tips for broken solar panels

Have you invested a sizable sum into a solar panel only for it to break or stop producing the amount of energy you want it to? Issues like these can be a pain to sort out, so here we will highlight some of the most common ones. The most commonly reported issues were with inverters. […]
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UK installs 175MW solar PV capacity in Q1’21, subsidy-free capacity installed now exceeds 1GW

The UK solar industry is continuing to grow sustainably in a zero-subsidy environment. With a new capacity of 175MWp-dc in the 3 months to 31 March 2021. This was controlled by large solar farms that contribute 70% of the quarterly capacity deployed. The UK government removed any incentives, so more than 1GWp-dc of subsidy-free solar […]
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What are the advantages of FAR Infrared Heating

What is FAR Infrared Heating? Infra-Red heating is a form of electric radiant heating, infra-red waveforms are emitted from the heater which instead of heating the air they travel through the air and gently heat up the surfaces that they hit, in fact, it works the same way as the warmth that we feel from […]
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Farmers swap crops for energy as east of England solar farm proposals double

Solar farms are large scale solar installations that produce safe energy. Solar farms install their solar panels into the ground across large areas of land. Having a solar farm comes with several benefits: The land where solar farms are assembled can provide a better habitat for animals and plants. More times than not, the area […]
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“The future belongs to solar energy”:

Czech Deputy Prime Minister, Karel Havlicek, discusses the country’s energy future at the 2021 Solar Conference The Czech Republic will move away from coal, and renewable sources will play a key role in its replacement, according to Industry and Trade Minister Karel Havlíček. There is no other way, he said. At the fifth edition of […]
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Ford F-150 Lightning takes the stage as Biden details EV plan

Electric vehicles, sometimes referred to as EVs are set to be the future as the UK government want the roads free of petrol and diesel cars by 2040. At this current time, many car industry’s have been transforming their businesses into designing and developing electric cars. U.S. President Joe Biden travelled to Michigan to pitch his […]
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Why are Solar Panels tilted?

Solar panels need to be installed at a specific angle to ensure the panels will produce the maximum energy when the sun is directly perpendicular to them. The roof angle has less impact on the solar panel performance than the direction your solar energy system faces.  During the spring, the best angle your solar panels […]
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Why are solar panels good for the environment?

If you want to save significantly on all those essential electricity bills, then go solar!   And that’s not all you can save on, keep reading to find out more.   Solar panels are otherwise known as photovoltaics (PV), a system for generating electrical power via solar cells, which converts energy from the sun into a flow […]
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The many advantages of solar energy

There are many reasons why homeowners go solar, but improving the environment and cutting energy costs are the most common. Many people are aware that solar is a great home efficiency upgrade and are eager to reduce their carbon footprint while also improving property value.  This sizable list of solar power benefits will have something […]
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Why are solar panels expensive?

Solar panels are expensive to make and they require qualified installers. They must also be complemented with a reliable power supply. However, the savings achieved are normally higher than their upfront cost.  Solar power costs are determined by several factors. The most efficient solar panels tend to be the most expensive. Also, consider that the […]
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How Solar Energy Works

Our planet revolves around the sun at the optimum conditions that sustain life. The light from the sun contains vast amounts of energy, when it hits an object, it causes heat to be transferred. But with some materials found on Earth, sunlight has another, equally profound effect.  How a solar cell works  Take silicon for […]
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Solar Energy UK welcomes Future Homes Standard’s 31% carbon reduction target

The solar sector has welcomed the UK government’s new 31% home carbon emissions reduction target.  According to Solar Energy UK, this target could lead to a five-fold increase in new homes built with solar technologies. This will help meet reduction targets. Many local Governments have detailed plans to radically improve the energy performance of new […]
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Will solar energy replace fossil fuels?

Could society do enough to achieve the goals of this landmark?  To explore the answer to this question we need to go back to the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. We would see that it was built on the back of fossil fuels; first coal and then oil and then natural gas. These provide energy […]
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How Do Home Electric Charging Stations work?

Filling up with fuel is easy, charging an electric car, however, seems a bit more complicated.   The different connectors, compatibility, and variable rates of charge can make it seem like a complex job.   But electric car charging doesn’t need to be so confusing. So free yourself from the tangled mess of charging cables with this short guide […]
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The History of Solar energy

Shortened for an easy read   The Starting ideas of solar power have been around for a long time. From the Romans using the sun to illuminate glass and designs for entertainment to starting fires, we have used the sun as a way to power, albeit primitive but effective, technologies.   In theory, solar energy was used by humans as early as the 7th century […]
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Can Solar Energy be stored?

Can you store solar energy? Yes, you can. Excess energy that is created by solar panels is stored in a battery so that if the sunlight is obscured or it becomes dark the solar panels will use the power stored in this battery to keep your property powered.   All you need is a home battery. The simplest and best […]
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