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Now: Earn more money with a solar panel installations

As long as you have an energy efficient home, with the current 21p/kWh rate which is now guaranteed for solar panel installations you’ll: Have reduced installation costs Generate free electricity for your home Receive a fixed income of around £500 annually for 25 years Earn a 10-15% return of investment Export excess energy to the…

EPC deadline looms for solar panels of inefficient homes

Solar panel EPC deadline looms for inefficient homes With many solar PV installers offering reduced prices for 2012, solar panels are now cheaper than ever. With the Government’s 21p/kWh feed-in tariff and reduced installation costs, is now the best time to consider an installation? With the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) deadline just around the corner,…

Solar installations expansion in Dorset and Somerset

Solar installations expansion in Dorset and Somerset The southwest of England has had a solar installations boost after the Save Energy Group completed 90kW of commercial projects. The thin film panels were built by Solar Frontier and installed in February and March of this year. Two of the three solar installations have already been completed…

Solar industry needs sustained stability to flourish

Solar industry needs sustained stability to flourish The solar industry has been surrounded by a cloud of uncertainty for the last few months and the Government has been consistently urged to make the feed-in tariff more straight forward. By doing so, it would ease customer worries and ensure solar panels remain one of the most…

Make the most with solar panels for your home before it’s too late

The warm weather has returned and what better way to make the most of the summer ahead than with solar panels for your home. Solar panels generate free electricity for your home all year round, but it’s in the summer that they’ll have the biggest impact on your energy bills. The solar industry now has…

The feed-in tariff for solar panel installations

The Government has been supporting solar panel installations for the last few years with the feed-in tariff scheme, which rewards those who generate their own renewable energy. It’s been such a popular scheme that homeowners, local councils and businesses have taken advantage of the cash incentives. current 21p/kWh rate offering around £500 a year. It’s…

Further cuts for solar feed-in tariff expected in July and October

Further cuts for solar feed-in tariff expected in July and October Homeowners and businesses wanting to install solar panels should do so now to avoid further cuts to the feed-in tariff. From April 1, the tariff will only be 9p/kWh for inefficient homes, while the maximum rate will be 21p. This was only cut from…

Solar panels part of Government’s future plans

Solar panels part of Government’s future plans Solar panels and energy efficiency have been in the headlines a lot over the last few months, as homeowners look to generate free electricity and add insulation to their properties. The two go hand-in-hand, as you’ll make most savings on your electricity bill with an efficient home. And…

Solar panels installed by Thames Water beat deadline date

Solar panels installed by Thames Water beat deadline date Ofgem has signed off a 3.7MW solar panels project, just in time to receive the 30.7p/kWh feed-in tariff rate. Thames Water have been able to complete their solar installation before the 12.9p tariff came into effect. This means the company will benefit from a greater profit…

Solar panels could see surge in sales

Solar panels could see surge in sales Solar panels for homes and businesses could see a rush in sales after the government was denied an appeal for cuts in the feed-in tariff scheme. The government’s planned cuts of 43.3p/kWh was challenged in court by environmental group Friends of the Earth and several leading solar companies…