Liverpool may not be known as a sunny hotspot, but Liverpudlians hoping to install photovoltaic (PV) solar panels should not be deterred by the climate. Whilst not the warmest place in the United Kingdom, Liverpool still receives a good deal of sunshine throughout the year. Indeed, on an average July day, the city receives 6 hours of sunshine...
Lying in the geographical heart of the UK, Northampton is at the mercy of climatic conditions from the Peak District to the north and the Cotswolds to the south, but still manages to achieve an average of 1,440 hours of sunshine annually. East Northamptonshire District Council are to take advantage of this bounty through the installation of a 21...
St. Albans has a population of over 140,000, and being only 22 miles from London, is very much a commuter location. As you might expect from its southerly setting, it does see its fair share of sunshine. In fact, it has between 1,650 and 1,800 hours of sunshine every year; more than enough to make the installation of solar panels viable. Indeed...
In April 2012, the European Space Agency announced that they has signed a contract with Stevenage based technology providers Astrium, to construct a Solar Orbiter due for launch in 2017. To be built at the company's laboratory in Gunnels Wood Road in the town, the craft will be used to study the impact of solar flares and magnetic fields on...
Peterborough has 1,650 to 1,800 hours of sunshine per year. This makes it easy for the city's residents and businesses to take advantage of solar power. In fact, the city is home to dozens of MCS accredited solar installers. Some are independents, but many of the national chains also install in the area. Some of Peterborough's Solar Installers...
Receive quotes from local Norwich MCS accredited solar panel installers today by completing the form at the top of the page. The city of Norwich is home to over 140,000 people. Average earnings are lower than in other parts of the region, so the city's residents are interested in anything that helps them to save money on their household bills....
As people often assume that the northeast of England gets a lot less sunshine compared to the south, they also tend to think that installing solar panels is a waste of time. In fact, Met Office statistics show that Sunderland gets 1484.4 hours of sunshine per year, just 105 hours less than the south of the country, making solar panels an...
The London Borough of Sutton is located in South London and borders the county of Surrey. Whilst London may not be famous for its summery weather, neighbouring Surrey is actually the eight sunniest place in the entire United Kingdom. Indeed, the county saw a total of 1,551 hours of sunshine during 2011 alone. In June and July, Sutton can expect...
In a collaboration between NAREC (National Renewable Energy Centre) and Middlesbrough Council, a one day workshop is being offered to those small businesses on Teesside who are involved in electrical and plumbing contracting or engineering services, and are looking to take their first step into the micro renewables and low carbon installation...
The Borough of Watford in Hertfordshire is home to 800,000 residents. Whilst not famous for its sunny climate, Watford does receive sufficient sunlight to make solar panels a viable option for residents. Indeed, on an average summer day, Watford receives at least 7 hours of sunshine. In winter months the figure is obviously lower but still...