Climate change is one of the greatest threats we face, with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warning that continued emissions of greenhouse gases at their current level could cause a disastrous and irreversible impact on the planet. The effects of climate change are already clear: 2016 has officially been named the hottest year...
Diesel cars should be quaking in their boots given the latest headlines about their connection to air pollution. Shockingly, London has not only breached its legal air pollution limit for 2017 just five days into the year, but scientists are also linking the main culprit traffic, and specifically diesel traffic, to 1 in 10 cases of dementia. Are...
Solar panels in Scotland The Scottish government has created several schemes in the last few years to try to increase solar panel technology uptake throughout the country. The developing sophistication in renewable energy technology alongside these government initiatives has seen a rise in households adopting green energy systems. Solar...
Installing solar panels will save you money on your energy bills. You will also earn money from the Feed-in Tariff scheme for producing electricity. Households who install in 2018 can expect a return on investment within 14 years and make a 4.8% return over 20 years. To compare installation prices in your area fill in the form above. You can...
The Feed-in Tariff allows you to earn and save up to £8,080 over 20 years for the energy that you produce with solar panels. You may be able to get free solar panels which would mean no upfront costs for installation. The government provide the Feed-in Tariff to ensure households with solar panels make a healthy return on investment over 20 years...
A typical 4kW solar panel system will generate savings of £8,080 over 20 years and cost around £6,000. That’s a return on investment of over £2,000. A 4kW system is the most popular size for residential solar panels and will deliver a healthy return on your investment. You can compare prices of leading 4kW systems by completing the form at...
The most efficient solar panels in the world are capable of 40 to 50% efficiency. However these are beyond the budget of homeowners looking to achieve a healthy return on investment. To achieve the best return on your investment you should opt for a solar panel that offers a balance between cost and efficiency. To compare efficiencies and prices...
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In a last minute reprieve for the solar industry, The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has suggested it may not slash the feed in tariff (FiT) in January, as previously suggested. However, they may still enact the changes in March 2016. It has been reported that the DECC has received more than 55,000 responses to their proposed plans...
The government is planning to slash solar earnings for residential installations. The Feed-in Tariff, which pays households for producing renewable energy, will be cut by 87% in January 2016. As a result, solar installations in 2016 will earn £8,140 less over 20 years than installations in 2015. Installations in 2015 lock in the current high Feed-...