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Domestic solar reaches significant milestone

Domestic solar reaches significant milestone

According to new data from MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) – the national standards body for renewables – solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed on British homes equates to 3GW of electricity for the UK grid for the first time ever last year. This...

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0% VAT on solar – what it means for you

0% VAT on solar – what it means for you

This week chancellor Rishi Sunak announced cutting VAT to zero upon installing energy efficient systems such as solar panels, heat pumps and insulation, but what does this mean for the price of an install? Although installers will still pay VAT on the materials they...

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How to get free hot water

How to get free hot water

Who wouldn't want free hot water, especially with soaring gas prices.  Well if you have solar panels and an immersion heater you can harness your excess solar energy with the help of a solar diverter and store it as hot water. How do they work? The solar iBoost...

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Buckle up for bigger energy bills

Buckle up for bigger energy bills

The warning signs were there, and as predicted energy prices will rise for millions of people across the UK in October, right at the start of the cold weather, but not just by 9.2% as per Ofgem's previous price cap. Regulator Ofgem said the price cap (previously 9.2%)...

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Electric or Fossil Fuel, which is dirtiest?

Electric or Fossil Fuel, which is dirtiest?

Yes fossil fuels are polluting, but EV's just shift all that pollution to the power station, don't they? You might be surprised to find out how efficient a fossil fuel burning car is compared to an electric vehicle, and shocked by the crazy amounts of energy needed to...

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