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UK to be the First Country to Require New Homes to Have Built-In EV Chargers

The UK government to introduce legislation that will mandate all new homes to have built-in EV chargers.
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How Can Cities Be Greener in a Global Warming World?

Cities are contributing to climate change more than anywhere else. Cities are also the places that will feel the effects of climate change more than anywhere else. There’s no doubt that cities are responsible for greenhouse gas emissions, due to the energy that’s required for electricity, heating, and water. This also means that they have […]
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Solar PV Inspection via Manned aircraft

Some of the bigger inspectors of solar PV solutions have started to use Manned aircraft to inspect solar PV. This blog covers why and how…
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What the Future of Renewable Energy Looks Like

Renewable energy capacity is set to expand 50% between 2019 and 2024, led by solar energy. This is according to The International Energy Agency (IEA)’s ‘Renewable 2020’ report, which found that renewable energy projects are rolling out at their fastest rate in years. making for the argument that the future lies in using renewable energy. 
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What Is A Solar Inverter and How Does It Work?

Solar inverters, also known as PV inverters, play a crucial role in the solar energy system. They are mostly considered the brains of a project. The solar panel inverter is beneficial in changing the direct current to an alternate current. Direct current is the power that flows in one direction in the circuit and assists […]
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UK’s Green Economy is Growing

A new report has found the UK low carbon and green economy to be four times the size of the country’s manufacturing sector. Despite experiencing a small downturn during the pandemic, the growth of the sector looks to be promising in the next five years. 
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How to find your solar panel inverter

So, you may of heard from a previous electrictian that your solar panel inverter is either broken or needs replacing. However, when you have the problem again you look for this inverter and can not find it. Don’t worry! In this blog post we will cover what an inverter is, why it is so important […]
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How to clean domestic solar panels?

How to clean solar panels has never gotten easier! Solar panel cleaning is an absolute must if you want to get the best possible performance out of your panels.  Naturally, rain does a good job of cleaning them, however, it is still a good idea to give them a proper clean 3-4 times a year. […]
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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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What are the advantages of Solar PV

The best way to bring down the ongoing cost of your electricity is to generate your own and distribute it around your building. This makes you more independent from utility companies and their ever-increasing energy prices. Generating your own electricity from a renewable source such as Solar PV also gives you the added benefit of […]
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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

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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