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Act now: Buy solar panels before August 1 cuts

The Government has finally revealed that the lucrative feed-in tariff is to be slashed from 21p/kWh to just 16p, from August 1, which gives homeowners a limited time to buy solar panels and see a high return. This means time is running out to install your solar system and register with the tariff, or face…

Cheap solar panels prices: Two years of installations

The DECC have revealed that over the past two years there have been enough solar panels installed to replace a nuclear power station – and this is partly down to the solar panels prices. The Department of Energy and Climate Change say that since 2010 there has been 300,000 solar installations on British homes, and…

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…

Supreme Court dismiss Government solar energy appeal

It’s been a difficult few months for the solar energy industry, but finally things have brightened up after the Government lost its feed-in tariff appeal. The Department of Energy and Climate Change were appealing to the Supreme Court after their High Court case was thrown out following cuts in the feed-in tariff. In October last…

Solar panels UK: EPC deadline looms for inefficient homes

Solar panels UK: EPC deadline looms for inefficient homes With many solar panels uk 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…

Solar pv slates approved for homes in Cotswold

The latest in solar pv technology has been approved for homes in the Cotswold area, after a lengthy battle to install the energy saving measures. Laura and William Watts have been campaigning to have the solar pv slates approved at their property near Cirencester, after the district council initially rejected their appeal. The Watts’ home…

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…