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Millions still unaware of solar energy savings

Despite the Government’s efforts at promoting renewables, there are still millions of homeowners unaware of the savings achievable with solar energy. In general, the UK population is simply in the dark on how much they could expect to save on their total energy bill with solar panels. And on top of the yearly energy savings,…

Install solar panels before UK blackout

Solar panels could become crucial to the UK’s energy future with rumours the UK could suffer from a blackout in three years. The UK will face an energy crisis in 2015 or 2016, as spare generation capacity will plummet from 14% to just 4%. The information provided by energy regulator Ofgem predicts that over the…

Instant savings with solar panels

This winter energy prices are set to rise again, increasing your annual expenses and ensuring you pay out record amounts for your gas and electricity. But there is a way out of the expensive energy market, by taking up solar panels and generating your own environmentally friendly electricity. Not only does this renewable product slash…

Sell your home with solar panels

Solar panels have shot to prominence in the UK, with thousands of homeowners slashing their bills with the environmentally friendly technology. Not only will you see a cut in electricity bills, but you’ll earn a fixed income with Government backed scheme, whilst reducing your home’s carbon footprint. And mortgage lender ING Direct has revealed that…

What are the best solar panels for my home?

If you’re thinking of investing in renewables, you’ll want to know the best solar panels for your home. You’ll come to a junction and can choose to have either solar PV panels or solar thermal panels. The clear difference is that one produces electricity and the other produces heat. The other difference is that one’s…

Earn a fantastic return with photovoltaic solar panels before July

The photovoltaic solar industry has urged ministers to abandon plans for more cuts in the feed-in tariff as early as July. With the current 21p feed-in tariff homeowners are making fantastic returns, especially with the recent reduced cost of solar photovoltaic panels. However, further reductions are being planned for July. But the solar industry is…