Category Archives: Advice

4 Ways to Ensure You Get Efficient Solar Panels

August 9th, 2017

Solar PV is getting more and more popular. Installing solar panels is a fantastic way to generate your own energy and money. But if you’re thinking about doing it, it’s important to make sure you get the most efficient solar panels you can.

This is more difficult than simply purchasing panels with the highest efficiency rate. Keep reading to find out 4 ways to ensure you get efficient solar panels.


Solar Panels: Do you Need Planning Permission?

July 17th, 2017

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Solar photovoltaic panels can be a terrific monetary investment that will reduce your electrical power costs and earn you money. They’re similarly a smart idea if you wish to minimise your carbon emissions.

However, you do need to ensure that your proposed domestic photovoltaic panel setup follows planning policies prior to you proceeding. Something you might need to do is look for planning permission.

The good news is, planning standards aren’t as complex as they might first appear and on numerous ocassions planning approval isn’t really needed. Read on to discover more about planning permission and whether you need it for your domestic solar panel setup. (more…)

Do You Need a 1kW Solar Panel System on Your Roof?

June 5th, 2017

Producing your own renewable energy is something that more and more people are starting to do. Many property owners generate renewable energy to lower their carbon emissions. There are also plenty of financial incentives to do so.

Fitting solar panels is a pretty simple way to start producing renewable energy for your home. They attach to your roof and use energy from the sun to make electricity.

The 1kW system is one type of solar panel installation available for domestic use. But should you install one on your roof? We’ve compiled an advantages and disadvantages guide to help you decide. (more…)

4 Reasons to Choose a 4kW Solar Panel System

May 4th, 2017

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A solar panel system is a great way to generate your own electrical energy and do your own bit for the environment. But before you buy one, you need to be certain that you get the right system.

Home solar panel set ups include 1kW, 2kW, 3kW and 4kW systems. The 4kW solar panel system is the one that will generate the most electricity and ensure you get the largest amount of money. But is it the right size system for your roof?

To help you decide, we have put together all of the the 4kW system’s advantages and disadvantages.

British Science Week: Find Out How Solar Panels Work

March 7th, 2017

Nowadays, solar panels are a common sight. You can see them installed on people’s roofs all around the UK. These are photovoltaic, or PV, solar panels, which convert sunlight into electricity.

If you’re thinking about installing PV solar panels or even already have them, it is handy to know about solar power, panels and cells.

As it is British Science Week, we thought we’d take the chance to give you a bit of info about PV solar panels and how they operate. (more…)