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...
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...
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-...
Many homeowners use solar loans and finance options to fund installing solar panels. However with solar prices falling 70% in recent years, more homeowners are able to afford the upfront costs of solar panels. Solar panels reduce your electricity bills by around 50% and you will receive payments for 20 years from the government's Feed-in Tariff...
The rent a roof solar scheme allows you to power your home with free electricity without having to buy solar panels. However the company installing the panels will keep the lucrative Feed-in Tariff payments. With solar prices at a record low, many home-owners are opting to buy the solar panels instead. You can compare prices of local installers by...
Solar tiles are designed to look like ordinary roof tiles meaning they blend in with the rest of the roof and are often considered to be less obtrusive than traditional solar panels. However, solar tiles cost more than solar panels and are often less efficient meaning they typically deliver a lower return on investment. You can compare the cost of...
Installing solar panels will lower your energy bills. You will also earn money with the Feed-in Tariff and be able to sell any electricity you don't use back to the grid. To find our what the best solar panel system is for your home fill out the form above and receive quotes from a local MCS accredited installers. The best solar panels...
A typical residential solar installation working at peak efficiency will provide up to 3400kWh of clean energy per year. A residential solar installation will save you money on your bills and earn you money through the feed-in tariff. To start generating your own power join the thousands who have used The Eco Experts expertise, simply fill out...